Apple Stamping Pumpkin Craft | Kid Friendly Things To Do

This Apple Stamping Pumpkin Craft is a fun harvest time activity to do with the kids. Easy and fun to make. The perfect decoration for fall in your home.

apple stamping pumpkin craft idea

Apple Stamping Pumpkin Craft

apple stamping pumpkin craft idea

Apple stamping is such a fun activity to do with the kids.

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  Kids will be amazed at how, on paper, an apple can turn into a pumpkin. An apple is the perfect “pumpkin shape”. It’s such a fun fall craft.

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I turned my pumpkins into a pumpkin patch scene. If the kids want more of a fun Halloween pumpkin, they can customize theirs with Jack-O-Lantern faces.

If you are looking for more easy fall crafts to do with the kids, check out some of my other projects like a Paper Bag Apple, A Paper Bag Pumpkin, Paper Plate Apple Core

Tips and Tricks for Apple Stamping Pumpkins…

  • Use washable tempera paint
  • Cut the apples in half and pull the stem off
  • Protect your surface with a disposable plastic table cloth
  • Have wet wipes ready for clean up
  • This craft is a 2 part craft to allow drying time
  • Let the paint completely dry before adding decorations
  • Cut stems and other decorations prior to the craft
  • Use a tacky glue for adhering decorations
  • To make Jack-O-Lanterns, cute triangles and mouth shapes out of black construction paper

Here’s what you’ll need to make your Apple Stamp Pumpkins…

  • Orange paint – you can use washable paint
  • An apple
  • White card stock
  • Green card stock – I used a glitter sheet
  • brown and green pipe cleaners
  • *an alternative to pipe cleaners would be construction paper


  • Cut the green paper so that it resembles rolling hills and glue that on the bottom of the white card-stock
  • Cut the apple in half and take out the stem
  • Pour some orange paint into a paper plate
  • Push the flesh part of an apple half into the orange paint
  • Stamp the card-stock just above the rolling hills of green
  • Let dry
  • Decorate the pumpkins with brown and green pipe cleaner
  • *To make curly pipe cleaner, wrap it around a pencil and slide it off

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