Unicorn Pumpkin Decorating

October 05, 2019
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Are you looking for a fun and creative way to decorate those pumpkins this year?
If you have little girls at home these unicorn pumpkins might just be the craft for you!  Read on to see how we turned pumpkins into unicorns without carving a thing!
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Rosie and Jewel are both in the "unicorn stage" right now, so I knew that they would love this activity!  This craft is great for all ages, as it does not require any carving- always a bonus in my book!

How to Make Unicorn Pumpkins

Materials
Method

  • Begin by having kids paint pumpkins white.
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While the paint is drying you can make your unicorn horns.

How to Make Unicorn Horns

  • Take two long pieces of clay or play dough and twist them together tightly.
  • Then, pierce a skewer through the middle like so.
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  • Once the clay is dry kids can paint the horns before securing them into the stem of their pumpkins.

Painting Unicorn Pumpkins

  • Once the base layer of paint is dry and the horns are in place kids can finish the pumpkins off with brushes and a bit more paint.
  • Add glitter and flowers using hot glue for a truly magical finishing touch!
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That's it!  Aren't they beautiful!
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I absolutely love how they turned out and can't wait to make unicorn pumpkins again!

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More About the Author

Crystal Underwood is the writer and creator of Growing A Jeweled Rose. She has worked extensively with children and strongly believes in the importance of play at the core of early learning. She is passionate about the early years and believes that childhood should be a truly magical time in life. For all the best kids activities connect with Growing a Jeweled Rose below!