DIY No Carve Pumpkin Ideas for Kids

If the idea of scooping out pulp and getting a pattern onto a gourd with a craft knife fills you with dread – then why not try a no carve Halloween pumpkin instead. You can be as creative as you like and kids will love joining in on the fun. You can go for cute or scary – the choice is yours. You might also be taking part in a pumpkin contest for work so why not let these ideas inspire you!

No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

1. Oscar the Grouch

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Simply use green yarn and glue it to a pumpkin to create the furry look of Oscar. Don’t forget to put him in a new trash can littered wit treat wrappers to complete the look.

2. Humpty Dumpty Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Luckily Humpty Dumpty Pumpkin hasn’t had a great fall before the chance to take this photo.

3. Lady with Curlers

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This pumpkin lady is getting ready for date night and comes complete with her own cute little bath tub.


4. Winnie the Pooh Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This adorable no carve pumpkin really has Pooh excited. Glue a cereal bowl to a candy jar lid for the top and paint hot glue for the honey. Paint the rest of the details onto the pumpkin.

5. Eeyore Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
To make Eeyore, paint the bottom half of the pumpkin in cream and the top half in grey and then add details. Make his ears from felt.

6. Ice Cream Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Make this fun ice cream pumpkin using artificial pumpkins. As well as being a no carve idea – it’s also no melt.
Instructions Ice Cream Pumpkin

7. Wizard of Oz

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Trick or treaters will be off to see the Wizard with this cute collection.

8. Lion

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
You’ll have roaring fun creating this super easy idea. You’ll need 2 orange boas, paint, and felt.

9. Harry Potter

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This Harry Potter pumpkin topiary complete with with a wand, Hedwig and symbol is sure to go down a treat with the neighborhood.

10. Nemo

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This creative idea features painted Florida shells, q-tip seaweed and pin pong ball bubbles.

11. Spongebob Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Bring Spongebob into fall by painting a pumpkin like a pineapple – He’ll never know it’s not the real thing and kids will love it.

12. Puss in Boots

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Puss in Boots has never looked cuter than when painted on a pumpkin!

13. Cheshire Cat Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
To make the Cheshire cat – you’ll need a larger pumpkin for the body and a smaller one for the head. Paint a few coats of the pink acrylic paint and then add your purple metallic paint for stripes.

14. Popcorn Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This is such a cute way to decorate your pumpkin for Halloween without carving. You’ll need a large pumpkin and 4 or 5 small pumpkins. Then paint them red, white, blue, green, and yellow. Add 1 Bag of popped popcorn with a glue gun.

15. Porcupine

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

16. Pumpkin Cactus

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

17. Halloween Mummy Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

18. ET

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

19. Pumpkin Latte

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
No carve pumpkin latte spice with cream on top and gold straws – so cute.

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas


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