Free Halloween Pumpkin Carving Patterns and Stencils Plus Mess-Free Pumpkin Decorating

I hope I am not jumping the gun on Halloween. It will be here before we know it! Every year I end up buying those Halloween pumpkin carving patterns and carving the pumpkins for my kids. I’ve discovered two things – these patterns are free online and there are many, creative mess-free ways that the kids can decorate their own pumpkins without carving!

Check out these three websites for free Halloween pumpkin carving patterns and stencils. There are many more, but these three sites have some great selections!
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns from DLTK’s

12 Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Stencils from Reader’s Digest

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Patterns and Pumpkin Templates from Martha Stewart

It would be nice if there were safe,easy, no-mess ways for the kids to decorate their own pumpkins, instead of mom always having to do it. Well, leave it to Martha Stewart to come us with these Pumpkin Projects for kids.

Martha Stewart Candy Cat Container Pumpkin Projects for Kids

I also  found a few great ideas in these videos!

No Mess Pumpkin Decorating Tips from Oriental Trader.

My sister-in-law loves Oriental Trader. As a matter of fact, she has used OT for prizes at her church fair, for her daughter’s party and other occasions. Their prices are reasonable and the selections are endless. Check out Oriental Trader’s Halloween Decorating Tips on a budget.

Just for fun – Extreme Pumpkin Creations! It’s a must see!

What are your favorite resources for Halloween Pumpkin Carving and decorating?

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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 10 and 13. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging, you can find her working at her son’s school, or behind the wheel of her car in the roll of “taxi driver”. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.

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  1. says

    Thanks for all the great resources and videos, Kristi! I have used Oriental Trading to buy holiday goodies for my students. They have great prices and the kids love their stuff.

  2. Janet W. says

    Great decorations! I love this time of year because of pumpkins and carving! Only thing I don’t like is when the ants take over the carved pumpkin outside! Grr!

  3. Cathy Wallace says

    i always enjoy the season and the creative decorating. Some wild pumpkin in that video.

  4. says

    Crazy pumpkins in that video, but there were some awesome ideas in this post. Leave it to Martha Stewart to make something so cute and awesome!

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