Paper Plate Pumpkins

A simple painting activity suitable for children of all ages.

You will need:

  • Paper Plates
  • Orange Paint
  • Black Paint
  • Paint pots and Brushes


Paint the bottom of the paper plate using the orange paint, and leave flat to dry. Once the orange has dried the children can paint a face onto their pumpkin using the black paint. The pumpkins can then be placed on the wall as part of a bright Halloween display.

Areas of learning covered:

  • Creative development

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