Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

This pumpkin art project incorporates so many fun art techniques for kids ages 8 and up to explore! The kids can make simple stamps for block printing, create a collage with their prints, and later add further zentangle details. Scroll down for easy ways that this pumpkin art project can be adapted for younger children as well.

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Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Step 1 – Gather Your Materials:

To make this pumpkin art project, you will need:

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  • Foam Plates
  • Foam Tray
  • Block Printing Inkthis starter set contains all the colors you will need for this project.
  • Brayer
  • Scissors
  • Gold Marker
  • Black Marker (fine tip)
  • Glue Stick
  • White Card Stock Paper
  • Black Card Stock Paper
  • Dull Pencil

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Step 2 – Make the Stamp

To make the stamp, use scissors to remove the rim from a foam plate. Next, use a dull pencil to draw designs onto your stamp.

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Step 3 – Make the Print

To make the print, place a small amount of block printing ink onto a foam tray.

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Use a brayer to blend colors as needed.

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Use the brayer to roll out an even and thin coat of ink onto the stamp. Flip the stamp onto the paper and apply even pressure throughout the stamp. Carefully peel the stamp away from the paper to reveal your block printed pumpkin!

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Use scissors to cut out the pumpkin print, leaving a slight margin around the edge of the print. Next, use a glue stick to attach the pumpkin onto a sheet of black card stock paper. Use a fine tipped black marker to add further detailed designs!

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Repeat the steps above to create the stem for your pumpkin.

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Use a glue stick to attach the stem to the pumpkin. Next, use a gold marker to create sections of the background.

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Add even more doodle designs until your project is complete. Be sure to take your time with this step. The beauty is in all the details!

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

For a simpler version, create your block printed designs onto black card stock paper and use chalk markers to decorate with additional details.

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Each design is so festive and unique!

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

Have fun!!

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