It’s that time of year again… time to go pumpkin picking and design our pumpkins! The kids look forward to this ALL season!
Last year, we made a No-Carve Star Wars Pumpkin of Princess Leia and I had to share it today because it’s still one of my favorite no-carve pumpkin ideas! 🙂
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We always start by letting the kids pick out what kind of “design” they want for their pumpkin and then going to a local farm to pick out the pumpkins that they need.
Once we got home (with our normal-sized pumpkins… plus two of those tiny ones in the pictures above), we got started on our pumpkins. Some of the kids still carved their pumpkins…
But Allie & I wanted to make our Princess Leia Star Wars Pumpkin.
What you need for a Princess Leia Pumpkin:
– 2 Small Pumpkins for the buns
– One Big Pumpkin
– Black Paint
– Purple or pink paint
– Brown paint
– Paint Brush
Directions to make a Princess Leia Pumpkin:
1- Paint the eyes, lips, nose & hair with black paint.
2- Paint the mini pumpkins black (this is the perfect step for a child to take over)
3- Add details to Princess Leia’s hair and face (brown streaks to hair, color to eyes & lips)
4- Cut off the top of the mini pumpkins
5- Add skewers to the pumpkin and allow them to stick out, as they will be used to hold the small pumpkins (buns) to the big pumpkin (head).
6- Stick the mini pumpkin onto the big pumpkin to make Princess Leia’s hair buns.
It turns out so cute!
What kind of messy and FUN Halloween crafts do you like to make?!