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This bumblebee pumpkin will have everyone buzzing this Halloween! It’s an easy Halloween craft that’s not only fun to make but it’s budget friendly too!
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No Carve Bumblebee Pumpkin
This year we made a cute butterfly pumpkin after I was inspired by butterfly wings that I found at a dollar store. It turned out so cute that when I saw bumblebee wings the next time, I picked up a pair of those too. I thought our butterfly might to have a bumblebee pumpkin to keep her company! I grabbed a few more styrofoam pumpkins while I was there too.
You don’t need a lot of supplies or crafting skills to make this and it’s a fun way to get the kids excited about Halloween. Ready to get started?
- Paint your pumpkin yellow (it may need two coats)
- Starting from the top, paint black stripes around the pumpkin, leaving a space in the front for the face.
- To make the eyes, I used the paint bottle and a quarter to trace two large white and two medium black circles.
- Glue them together, then add a tiny white circle to each eye.
- Hot glue the eyes to the front of the bumblebee, then cut a mouth out of the black foam.
- Attach bumblebee wings to the back of the pumpkin
- Now it’s time so make the base. Pull out the flower foam and silk flowers.
- Cut the stems to shorten the flowers. If the stem has metal inside, bend the stem back and forth until it breaks. Insert flowers into flower foam
- Take the pointy end of each BBQ skewer and push it all the way into the bumblebee. Put the other end into the flower foam. Now you have a cute flying bumblebee
So if you’ve been looking for no carve pumpkin ideas that are a little outside the box, grab some cheap bumblebee wings (or make your own) and paint yourself a fun bumblebee pumpkin.
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