Help me, crafty Mamas!!! - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 10-13-2009, 04:21 PM - Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 3,305
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I am having ds' bday party on the morning of Hallween. It is his actual bday that day. I am not going all out Halloween theme (no decorations or attempts at spooky/creepy), but will have a pumpkin pinata and and I want a pumpkin craft to tie it all together.

The kids will probably range in age from 3-6 with an average age of 4. Carving is out, so I figured they will just decorate whole pumpkins. It will be outside but I'm afraid paint will be too messy since some kids might come in costumes.

Do you have any superfun pumpkin crafts for that age group?

Thanks in advance!
Hoopin' Mama is offline  
#2 of 4 Old 10-13-2009, 05:12 PM
 
caiesmommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,906
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
If your worried about paint spills you could ask parents to send a large button up shirt to use as a smock. You could also use markers/feathers/stickers/glitter/gems all to decorate the pumpkins

mommy daddy son daughter = our family
caiesmommy is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 10-14-2009, 05:29 AM
Banned
 
Noelle C.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,110
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Markers on the pumpkins are fine.
Noelle C. is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 10-14-2009, 10:53 AM
 
rere's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 4,319
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
What about paper pumpkins instead?In my experience glue didn't stick to pumpkins very well.But if you did paper,the non messy decorating options would really open up.

rere is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off