Unique easy pumpkin faces for Halloween!
Halloweens is all about yellow pumpkins! And Pumpkins are all about having a variety of faces in the welcome zone of your house.
Halloween season is not about you, but it is about spending time with your kids, engaging with them while craving the pumpkins, and filling the craving with amazing Halloween special foods, pumpkin bread to caramel apple.
In the day when you cannot keep your kids away from candies, make it special with the creative activities suggested below.
Pumpkin faces for Halloween
Scary face pumpkin is the famous Halloween face. Pumpkin carving art skills will be handy for carving the pumpkins spooky.
Give big balled eyes, poking outlooks, give sharp-ended eyes to your pumpkin.
Scarecrow pumpkin looks dressed with corn-husk crown, and pumpkin faces made with additional vegetable carvings like parsnip and beans give a whole friendly look.
Glowing pumpkin face
Add the glowing paint – Phosphorescent paint for drawing pumpkin faces. Now your pumpkins will glow in the dark. This cool effect will make you look unique.
Emoji pumpkin face
Use your frequently used emoji as the pumpkin faces. Emoji face pumpkins can be fun, and you will get a chance to click a great selfie.
Black cat pumpkin faces
Paint your pumpkin completely black and carve a cat face. You can add its owner witches with their mop. Hanging bats would make more jaw-dropping looks.
Don’t forget to add mustaches to your cat.
Vampire pumpkin faces
Paint your pumpkin with desirable color. Make two eye holes with an awl and for the mouth, add clay model vampire teeth.
Give a bloodshot effect by sprinkling red paint.
Give a superhero mask to your pumpkin face. Cut the piece of cloth and make a mask out of it. Attach the mask to the orange pumpkin with the help of straight pins. Your mask pumpkins are ready for action.
Zombie pumpkin faces
Paint the pumpkin white. Design the mouth like a sipper and give a deadly look to your pumpkin.
Candle pumpkin face
Carve your pumpkin with a wide-open mouth. After discarding the pumpkin seeds, place the candle inside them. This pumpkin looks peaceful and calm.
Monster pumpkin face
Monster eating small pumpkins and attacking vulnerable pumpkins could be a mini horror movie on your front porch.
Carved pumpkins can be assembled with the concept. Keep the mini pumpkin inside the pumpkin stomach. Ah! These pumpkins are horrible.
Zero carve pumpkin
Paint the pumpkin completely. Let the pumpkin dry completely. Paint the eyes in your interest or, with the help of hot glue, fix the eye stickers, stick hands, and with the help of straight pins, fix the olive fruit nose.
Jack o lantern pumpkin carving ideas
Autumn fall pumpkin
Cut autumn fall shapes in the pumpkin, and after cleaning the inner part of the pumpkin, add lights of your choice.
Carve the pumpkin with a repeated pattern design. For this, you can search for patterns online and carve them. This classic look jack o lantern will be the lovely one.
Add greeting words to your pumpkin or your initial or family name in the pumpkin.
This could be the beautiful light board in your house for this Halloween season.
Cut the pumpkin in half and add a nest look to place the light inside. Hang them with the help of a hanging stand.
Real or faux pumpkin
Always find yourself choosing between real or faux pumpkins? Don’t worry, and we will help you choose the right one for you.
- You can purchase an orange pumpkin or green heirloom pumpkin in the nearby local market. Choose them if you like the concept of giving an organic view.
- Though the fruit shelf time is longer, it survives for less week if kept in the refrigerator after all the cut and carving is done. The amount of fruit wastage is large.
- The carved pumpkins cannot be preserved to use next year on Halloween.
- The work in taking out the seeds and cutting the upper part tells a story of a large amount of work and time consumption.
Things to do with pumpkin scraps
We got a job for our kids. Give them the scraps they made out of making pumpkin faces.
Separate the seeds and pulp part of the fruit.
Pat dry the pumpkin seeds and dry them completely. After fine dry, store the seeds or add some spices of your interest, roast them and store in the container. Now you have a nutritious container to have some daily. You can add them to the pie you made or on your morning salads.
The pulp part can be cooked or baked for the family’s Halloween dinner. Try dishes like pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin drinks, pumpkin salad for the nachos, or even roasted pumpkin.
If you have an unimaginable scrap, add them in decoration. Let your large orange pumpkin be the dragon firing out the scarps.
Food presentation with pumpkin carving ideas
Instead of dining the food in vessels, you can try presenting them with the pumping carving ideas.
Here is the list of pumpkin designs you can make in other vegetables.
Vessel pumpkin design
Dice the pumpkin in half, and you will get the top and bottom pieces. Use the inner part for preparing food.
Add the prepared food inside the pumpkin. The top piece will be the lid for the bottom that serves as a vessel for Halloween.
You can add your cupcakes, curry, and any dishes made with pumpkin.
Grill stand pumpkin design.
Steak in the stick or arranged mixed fruits or the snack can be assembled in the stick-like we arrange grill can be poked and placed on the pumpkin top. Looks like the happy pumpkin got the straight hair standing firm.
Make it more interesting by adding a pumpkin face using a craft knife.
Cold drink stand pumpkin carving ideas.
Dice the pumpkin. Remove the seeds leaving spaces for filling them with ice cubes, and arrange juice bottles in them.
After carving pumpkins, ways to preserve pumpkin lanterns are to wash them in bleach and dry them. After that, wipe them with a solution of vinegar plus water and lime juice.
This process would kill the bacteria in the pumpkin and keep the latter fresh for a week.
- There are options to choose between metallic or white pumpkin. These are also available in local shops.
- The durability is long. No one will find that you used those pumpkins last year.
- You get the artificial look.
- The possibility of getting damaged is large.
Henceforth, choose your pumpkin based on your needs in decoration.
How to make the Faux pumpkins look real
Feel like giving a natural look to your faux pumpkins? Follow these steps and give a dab of real pumpkin makeup look to your pumpkin.
- Add the paints light brown and black in equal amounts and add 2 spoons of water. And mix them well with a flat brush.
- Paint the pumpkin with the made paint mixture.
- Before the paint dries, wipe the pumpkin with a waste cloth. Use your creativity in taking off the paint.
Here we go! even if your faux pumpkins went to a real orange pumpkin party with this make-up, No one could find it and could still win first place in the pumpkin fashion show.
Steps involved in making jack o lanterns in real pumpkin
- Take a large orange pumpkin. Cut the top of the pumpkin.
- Pumpkin carving is an art and therapeutic. With the help of a pumpkin scraper and the melon baller, remove the pumpkin seeds.
- The knife will be handy to cut eye holes mouth. Give them a mood of spooky, happy, or villain.
- Add the led lights are candles inside the stomach of the pumpkin. And close it with the cut part.
- Spread some light with your jack o lanterns. Have a classic jack o lantern!
Responsibilities you can give to your kids in making pumpkin faces
Spend Halloween with your whole family under your roof by engaging in making decorations together.
Narrate your childhood Halloween trick or treat fun moments, your costumes on Halloween while working together giving pumpkin faces.
Here are a few tips on how to engage your kids:
Let them assemble
Give your kids the cucumber, parsnip, corn husk, and let them fix the cucumber eyes, pumpkin with parsnip nose, and cork husk ears.
Place beans as teeth. With the fresh beans, poke them with half toothpicks and insert the other end of a toothpick into the pumpkin. The cluster of beans will give green teeth to the pumpkin.
Give them paints
Let your 2-year-old have her small pumpkin and give her a paintbrush and black craft paint.
To your children, hand them the spray paint and mask them while painting. This way, they can paint the whole pumpkin in a minute.
A permanent marker will save you from drawing eyes instead of giving a knife for making eye holes or large holes.
After the paint dries completely, dress them up with a brown leather jacket or scarf or a witch hat.
Ask your children’s help with removing the inside part of the pumpkin. Linoleum cutter will be a safe tool to give your child in pumpkin carving.
Bring the hot glue gun in action. With the help of the glue, add the hot glue ears, tails, and why not new skin type to your small white pumpkin. Add antlers stick to the pumpkin to make it a more special pumpkin. Younger children would love doing it.
Download the picture online & just print images. Stick the tape transfer paper above the pumpkin. this will make it easier to draw and paint over any pumpkin, real pumpkins, and faux pumpkins.
Theme Halloween decoration with pumpkin ideas
These are the easy templates with interesting pumpkin ideas and a pumpkin design. Carved pumpkins with the listed templates will give you a good housekeeping grade.
Covid painted pumpkins
Like the Covid standing in different variants worldwide and scaring people, take pumpkins and give brushes to your kid and paint them in your favorite acrylic paint. Place the wiggle eyes and mask them with the help of super hot glue.
Tada! the new scary monster, is on board with a scary face mask.
Are your kids into witchcraft? Make firewood, cooking the recipe of floating-faced pumpkins. Place a standing witch against the pot. Crave the pumpkins with different expressions.
Dress your witch in black, give her a cone-shaped cap and a spoon, let her do the spell in making your Halloween happy.
Yellow cheese pumpkin
Cheese is an inseparable part of our diet. Why don’t we carve cheese pumpkin cutting more than two holes, and make them enjoyed by rats?
No wonder your little humans will love arranging the rat top around and in the pumpkin. To make it extra interesting, add a chasing hairy cat.
Your pets will love it if they find their statue on your front porch.
The easiest pumpkin faces of all time award go to Mr. Zoombie without losing the Halloween rich.
Make the zombie taller by placing the pumpkin above the table and covering it with a long cloth. Cover the pumpkin with the cloth. Cut two little eyes in the pumpkin and the cloth.
Add a coffin and hanging zombie pumpkin face to go with the theme. For extra effects, add let lights inside the tummy of the pumpkin.
Happy villagers pumpkin
If you own a garden with delicious vegetables or fresh flowers, go with this plan.
Add the craved pumpkins decorated with an autumn leaf crown, flower crown, or a decorative shower cap in your garden, let the entire pumpkin villagers enjoy your garden.
Give them a spare house to live in your garden for the Holloween and let them do the duty to greet trick or treaters.
Skeleton all around
Arrest the skeleton with the pumpkin cage! Make them by cutting the top. After removing the inside part, cut a square. For the grill door, place the stick.
Place the skeleton inside and cover the top with a cut layer.
You could sense the skeleton screaming to be free.
For extra effect, add the skeleton hanging in the tree branches or make them sit on the tree branches. Ghoulish features in pumpkin will go with the skeletons.
Family pumpkin faces
Each of your family members will have a unique facial structure. List them out, search for expression-rich pumpkin carving ideas or make your pumpkin face ideas. Using the melon baller and other tools, cut eyeholes.
Choose a large pumpkin for the elder ones in the family. And the small pumpkin is the younger one of the family.
Place the two pumpkins above the other to give a body. The top pumpkin of the arrangement where the pumpkin faces will be placed.
Be the cool Halloween trick or treaters, add the perfect pumpkin as the bowl to place the chocolates. For this, cut pumpkin horizontally. Take out the fleshy side. Carve eyes and place the bowl of candies inside.
Well, enough with pumpkin faces and decorations. Let’s learn a few things about the festival, Halloween itself.
Interesting Halloween facts
Halloween season is when all the horror movie producers decide to release their movies, where all members of the family enjoy watching the new release in their home theatre under one comfy quilt. Suitable for the family reunion occasion.
Fruit or vegetable?
Let’s confuse people with the truth. Pumpkin is a fruit, not a vegetable. Next time you go to the supermarket, switch it to fruit if you find the pumpkin in the vegetable section.
It is a superstitious belief that if you find a spider on Halloween night, you will be showered with good lucks.
Holding a fear for Halloween traditions or abnormal feal about it is called Samhainophobia. You might not know about the presence of this phobia. For the next Halloween, find who in your family is facing this phobia.
Orange, white and black is the major color of Halloween. A season where the orange pumpkins and white dead ghosts and black witches with their black pet cats are celebrated and visited by the dead ones.
Ireland and Halloween
In the 18th century, Halloween had a whole different purpose in Ireland. Halloween was themed in the way of celebrating the future and living one. Many women get to find their spouses.
Now, it is celebrated for past and dead ones. An interesting whole opposite transaction.
Fullmoon and Halloween
We find many images with full moon crossed by the witch with her magic broom with a haunted house background every year.
But full-moon in Halloween season happens once after every 19 years. Under the moon, the transaction principle is called the Metonic cycle.
Count how many full moon Halloween you came across and count the upcoming Halloween you could see at what age.
Games and Halloween
Ouija board is an interesting came and played in the Halloween season majorly.
Visiting the haunted house was also the most exciting activity you could do on Halloween.
Halloween costume ideas
In a mission to find a special outfit for Halloween or want to make it special for your kids’ first Halloween trick or treat? No worries, we got your back.
Things to keep in mind
Observe what your kid is obsessed about. Rapunzel, Moana, Cinderella, or Els, the princess with long hair. It could be a superhero spiderman, batman, avengers or scooby dooby doo, or sponge bob.
Dress your kid in a beautiful frock. If she is going to be the princess and the frog, give her a frog purse to collect trick-or-treat chocolates.
Speak to your kids and ask them questions like who you like, what you like, whom you wish to be, or what costume you would like to wear.
From here, you will get an idea to start the Halloween stylist job.
Do the funfilled carving pumpkin face activity. Present your jack o lantern in your style, pumpkins assemblage, and present your food in a unique Halloween way.
Have more pumpkins, promise you that this is the fruit you can have and never add weight to your hips. Have an amazing pumpkin face making.