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Scrunched Crepe Paper Pumpkin Craft for Toddlers

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This scrunched crepe paper pumpkin craft is the perfect Halloween craft for toddlers and preschoolers. It's easy enough for them to do (with help) and the scrunching of the paper is excellent for developing fine motor skills.

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Scrunched Crepe Paper Pumpkin Craft 

If you make this Scrunched Crepe Paper Pumpkin Craft for Toddlers we would love you to share a pic in our Facebook group or over on Instagram --tag @myboredtoddler so we can all see!

This crepe paper pumpkin is our Day 2 activity for the 5 Day Toddler Halloween Craft Challenge (you can still sign up here and you'll receive a new activity daily). This one takes a little longer than the apple stamped pumpkins from yesterday, but feel free to come back to it if their attention span waivers!

What you need for the scrunched crepe paper pumpkins: 

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How to make your crepe paper pumpkin craft

  1. Cut out a pumpkin shape using the black card or paper
  2. Cut the orange crepe paper into squares.
  3. Let your toddler scrunch the paper into ballsscunched paper 1
  4. Glue the orange scrunched crepe paper balls onto the black cardboard
  5. Cut out the pumpkin top from the green construction paper and glue on the top of the pumpkin
  6. Cut out eyes, nose and a mouth from the black cardboard (these can be any shape you like).

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We would love to see some photos of your activity – share them in our Facebook group or on Instagram (tag @myboredtoddler and use #MyBoredToddler so we can see – I’ll share some of my favorites).

If you’re looking for more fun Halloween ideas you might like:

Yarn Pumkin Craft 

Halloween Crafts and Activities 

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Sensory Play Ideas for Halloween

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Toddlers 

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Some fun Halloween FREE Printables for Toddlers