Learn how to make a stained glass pumpkin for Halloween.

By Helen Quinn
June 24, 2014

What You'll Need

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.

Originally published in the October 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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