{Play} Painted Pumpkins

October 20, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

Well, you know that we’ve been busy decorating our pumpkins lately, so that is – of course – what today’s Toddler Thursday post is all about!

Materials

  • paint
  • paintbrushes
  • pumpkin

Keep in mind that if you use washable paint and your younger toddler decides to try to eat the painted pumpkin, his face will end up painted, too!

Activity

Jane consistently likes to start painting the surface saver and anything else first.

Then she eventually gets into painting the object we’ve chosen.

And sure enough, she always ends with painting herself!

Need more toddler pumpkin inspiration?  How about Hands on as We Grow’s Pumpkin Mummies or The Imagination Tree’s Pumpkin Drip Art Paintings!

For more Halloween ideas, check out our Candy Corn Rice Krispies Treats and Cocoa Krispies Biscuits, our fall cookies with royal icing and our no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas!

LEARN!  Fine motor skills, colors, seasons, holidays

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