Today we’re bringing you some easy pumpkin carving ideas just in time for Halloween!
Using a stencil is by far the easiest way to carve a pumpkin, so we’ve picked our five favourite designs from our huge selection of free pumpkin stencils to show you just how easy it is to carve an impressive pumpkin without hours of blood, sweat and tears.
All our designs are kid-friendly – just download and print the one you want and take a look at the brilliant ones we tried and tested below!
Easy spider pumpkin design
First up is our easy spider pumpkin. Using a template means you’ll get the shape of the spider just right, which is great for anyone who’s not the best at drawing.
Once you’re finished, this pumpkin will look especially spooky on your doorstep or as an extra decoration for a haunted house party theme!
Cat pumpkin design
This is a lovely kid-friendly pumpkin design, and drawing the design onto your pumpkin with a stencil makes it much less complicated to carve.
This one will fit in perfectly with our other kids’ Halloween decorations – perfect for welcoming trick or treaters!
He’s the original Halloween monster and this easy design will look even better if you can get your hands on a green pumpkin like we did.
Use our easy pumpkin stencil to Frankenstein’s moody expression just right and check out our Frankenstein party ideas to throw a full Halloween party around this theme.
Snaggletooth Jack pumpkin
Now for a more traditional pumpkin design! What makes this such an easy pumpkin idea is that there’s no intricate carving to do.
Just carve the pumpkin out in big chunks (as indicated on the stencil) and put it on your doorstep to greet trick or treaters! Or if you’re throwing a Halloween party for kids, match it with our perfect pumpkin party ware.
Happy Jack pumpkin
Finally, it’s our Happy Jack pumpkin! This easy pumpkin idea puts a fun twist on traditional pumpkin designs and your trick or treaters will be super impressed by your carving skills!
Download our free pumpkin stencils
Gone are the days of pumpkin disasters! Download our free pumpkin templates here to make sure your pumpkin carving goes smoothly.
We have 15 different designs to choose from – from cats and bats to spiders, wicked witches and Day of the Dead – so why not choose a few or pick the one that matches your party theme?
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