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Paper Plate Pumpkin Scarecrow

Paper Plate Pumpkin Scarecrow

Here is a craft idea for those who have a need to do a fall craft project with multiple children.

Oriental Trading sells these kits for decorating a “Scarecrow Pumpkin”.  The unit has three different designs.  Look in the “less than perfect” section and you can get 12 kits for about $2 and SHIPPING IS FREE thru this THURSDAY for any size order!!!   Enter key code WCE3585 during checkout.    If you buy these clearance kits you may need to use your own glue as the adhesive may be dried out – but hey, for $2/12 I can use my glue!!!

Instead of using a pumpkin I purchased dinner size orange paper plates at Wally World I think 20 for $2.  You could also use yellow or buff paper plates to make him more scarcrow-y and less pumpkin-y.

Attach a hanger to the back – glue on a soda pop ring a loop of ribbon or other hanger to the back so he can be hung as a cute handmade by your kid fall decoration!!!

I added the button and wouldn’t he look cute with an addition of buttons on his eyes?  You could also add silk fall leaves, foam fall leaves, and other fall-ly craft items to make your plate unique!

So this works out to be a pretty cheap project for a children’s group to do.  And if you just need to make one project you can hand cut your pieces from craft foam or construction paper!

Until next time!

buggalcrafts a.k.a. melba


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