Stained Glass Pumpkin

Learn how to make a stained glass pumpkin for Halloween.
Stained Glass Pumpkin

Jonny Valiant

What you'll need A pumpkin, pumpkin-carving knife, spoon, cups of various sizes such as a juice glass and a tumbler, pencil, scissors, colored construction paper, self-laminating sheets, sewing pins, twinkle lights

Make it:
1. Use a knife and a spoon to hollow pumpkin from the back so you can fit your hand in easily from behind; make the front as thin as possible.
2. Trace the circumference of different-size cups onto the surface of pumpkin; cut out circles with knife.
3. Sandwich various colors of the construction paper between two self-adhesive laminating sheets.
4. Cut laminated paper into squares and pin behind the circles in the pumpkin.
5. Place twinkle lights inside pumpkin.

How to Make a Stained Glass Pumpkin
How to Make a Stained Glass Pumpkin

Originally published in the October 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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