Inside: Kids will love creating a whimsical No-Carve Nature Pumpkin with pinecones, nuts, seeds, leaves, and twigs. Perfect autumn fun for families!
Halloween is just around the corner! If you are searching for simple and unique no-carve pumpkin ideas, you may feel inspired by our No-Carve Nature Pumpkins. My children enjoyed scavenging a local park for leaves, pinecones, acorns, maple seeds, twigs, and Ohio Buckeyes! Nature pumpkins are easy to assemble and look cute for fall.
No-Carve Nature Pumpkins
Making a no-carve nature pumpkin is easy and fun! To make nature pumpkins, you will need a hot glue gun, a pie pumpkin, and natural materials from the ground. We are blessed to live near a park that grows Ohio buckeye trees, but you can buy buckeye nuts HERE if you don’t have any in your area.
To Make This Craft You Will Need
- small pumpkins
- buckeye nuts
- maple seeds
- pine cones
- hot glue gun
- paper punches (optional)
Secure all of the natural items to the pumpkin with hot glue. We used buckeye nuts for our pumpkin’s eyes, acorns for our pumpkin’s nose and ears, maple seeds for eyebrows, and a curved twig for the mouth.
My son used a paper punch to cut circles from brown oak leaves for our pumpkin’s “rosy” cheeks. Our maple trees haven’t changed color yet, so we couldn’t find any red leaves to use.
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More No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas
Shared below are some of my favorite no-carve pumpkin ideas from around the web! Which one will you make?
Minion Pumpkins | Crafty Morning
Crazy about minions? Then you’ll love these!
Pumpkin Robots | Glued to My Crafts
Kids who enjoy robotics will enjoy tinkering up some Pumpkin Robots.
Hot Glue Spider Web Pumpkins | MomDot
This pumpkin is fun for kids who love glitter and glue!
Pumpkin Owls | I Heart Crafty Things
So adorable…if you love owls, you’ll want to make these.
Dinosaur Pumpkins | A Little Pinch of Perfect
Such a creative way to decorate pumpkins.
Olaf Pumpkin | Crafty Morning
This pumpkin made me laugh out loud—too cute!
Chalkboard Pumpkins | Sunny Day Family
This mom found a great way for her kids to decorate pumpkins again and again…check it out!
Mummy Pumpkins | Ada’s Interior Design
Incredibly easy and fun, kids will love wrapping up a pumpkin to look like a mummy.