Easy Pumpkin Tissue Paper Craft for Kids

Welcome to our latest autumn-inspired craft project—the tissue paper pumpkin craft!

Perfect for the littlest crafters, this delightful activity is easy enough for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy.

With our free template and some colorful tissue paper, you’ll be able to create adorable pumpkins that capture the magic of fall. This craft is not only fun but also helps develop fine motor skills and creativity in young children.

So, gather your supplies and let’s get started on making these vibrant tissue paper pumpkins that are sure to brighten up any space!

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Pumpkin Tissue Paper Craft

Materials

  • Pumpkin craft template (available for download below)
  • Tissue paper (orange and green)
  • Green paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Instructions

First, download and print out the free pumpkin craft template, which you can find at the bottom of this page.

Next, cut orange and green tissue paper into small pieces.

Working in sections, apply glue to the pumpkin, lightly crinkle pieces or orange tissue paper, and stick them to the glue.

Continue until the whole pumpkin is covered in orange tissue paper.

Now to make the stem! Cover the stem in glue, lightly crinkle green tissue paper, and stick the tissue paper to the glue.

Cut out around the pumpkin.

To make the pumpkin’s vines, cut narrow strips on green paper.

Pull each strip of green paper gently along the blade of a pair of scissors to curl the paper, just like you would do to curl a ribbon.

Glue the curly paper vines to the top of the pumpkin next to the stem.

Completed tissue paper pumpkin craft

Now your cute pumpkin craft is complete!

We hope you enjoy this easy pumpkin tissue paper craft.

It’s a wonderful way to celebrate the beauty of fall while helping young children develop their creativity and fine motor skills.

Display your pumpkins proudly around your home or classroom to bring a festive touch to the season.

Pumpkin tissue paper craft for kids

Pumpkin Tissue Paper Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This tissue paper pumpkin craft is super easy to make and turns out so cute!

Materials

  • Pumpkin craft template
  • Tissue paper (orange and green)
  • Green paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Download and print out the free pumpkin craft template, which you can find at the bottom of this page.
  2. Cut orange and green tissue paper into small pieces.
  3. Working in sections, apply glue to the pumpkin, lightly crinkle pieces or orange tissue paper, and stick them to the glue. Continue until the whole pumpkin is covered in orange tissue paper.
  4. Cover the stem in glue, lightly crinkle green tissue paper, and stick the tissue paper to the glue.
  5. Cut out around the pumpkin.
  6. Cut two narrow strips on green paper. Pull each strip of green paper gently along the blade of a pair of scissors to curl the paper, just like you would do to curl a ribbon. Glue the curly paper vines to the top of the pumpkin next to the stem.

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