No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Pumpkin carving, in theory, sounds like a great idea and can result in great memories to make. But in real life it’s a big mess and the kids can’t wield a knife and actually carve anything. That means mom and dad do all the work. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson went in search of no-carve pumpkin ideas and tried them out for you.

1.Melted Crayon Pumpkins


  • White Pumpkin
  • crayons
  • tacky glue
  • hair dryer

2. Squeeze Paint Pumpkins


  • Medium Pumpkin
  • Liquid Watercolor
  • Squeeze Bottles
  • Mini Spray Paint

3. Copper Herringbone Pumpkin


  • Copper Paint Pen
  • Small White Pumpkins

4. Succulent Harvest Pumpkin


  • Large Orange Pumpkin
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Glue Gun
  • Moss
  • Fake Succulent tops

5. Glow in the Dark Pumpkin


  • Glow in the Dark Spray Paint
  • Orange Pumpkins
  • Full Page Printable Labels
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