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Halloween craft: Mr. Pumpkin Head

Mr. Pumpkin Head

Total Time Needed: 30 Minutes or less

Can't decide on a look for your jack-o'-lantern? Make a few sets of tack-on features, and you'll be able to change its face as frequently as you change your mind.


  • Permanent marker
  • Adhesive-backed felt
  • Scissors
  • Cereal-box cardboard
  • Flat thumbtacks
  • Toothpick


Mr. Pumpkin Head - Step 1

1. To make the mix-and-match parts, use a permanent marker to draw eyes, noses, mouths, and other facial features onto adhesive-backed felt. Cut out the shapes, then use them as templates to cut matching shapes from cereal-box cardboard.

Mr. Pumpkin Head - Step 2

2. Press flat thumbtacks through the cardboard pieces, then stick on the matching pieces of adhesive felt.

Mr. Pumpkin Head - Step 3

3. For ears that stick out, omit the tack and sandwich half a toothpick between the felt and cardboard.