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isn’t the same without some pumpkin decorating. For little kids who aren’t able to carve intricate pumpkin masterpieces (yet) there are plenty of ways to join in on the fun. Check out these utterly adorable and ways to decorate a pumpkin with absolute no carving skills involved. Make cute owl, cupcake, or robot pumpkins. Or go artsy with some messy pour on paint or chalkboard doodles. These ideas and more will get kids in the spirit of Halloween and they’ll be proud to show off what they can make with thankfully no sharp knives involved.

What are your favorite no carve pumpkin ideas to decorate with kids?

*Make sure to click on each link to take you to the tutorial.

Minion Pumpkins | Crafty Morning
Marbled Pumpkins | The Proper Blog
Hula Girl Pumpkin | hello, Wonderful
Robot Pumpkins | hello, Wonderful
Steam Punk Pumpkin | Live Laugh Rowe

Chalkboard Pumpkins | Delia Creates
Confetti Pumpkin | The Crafted Life
Cactus Pumpkin | Aww Sam
Fabric Pumpkin | A Piece of Rainbow
Watercolor Pumpkin | Lines Across

Dinosaur Pumpkin | All Parenting
Princess Puppy Pumpkin | Artsy Momma
Mix and Match Pumpkin Faces | Make and Takes
Hello Kitty and Miffy Pumpkin | hello, Wonderful
Melted Crayon Pumpkin | Crafty Morning

Mummy Pumpkins | Hands On As We Grow
Drip Art Pumpkin | The Imagination Tree
Cupcake Pumpkin | hello, Wonderful
Pour Paint Pumpkin | Homegrown Friends
Sticker Pumpkins | Sunny Day Family

Paper Snowflake Pumpkin | Fresh American Style
Owl Pumpkins | Martha Stewart
Woodland Pumpkins | Country Living
Cat Pumpkins | All You
Donut Pumpkins | Studio DIY

Check out tons more creative Halloween ideas for kids here!

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.