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Paper Bag Pumpkin

This project is perfect for little crafters that are just getting started with painting. You will only need 3 colors of paint and few supplies that can be found around your home. Paper Bag Pumpkins are a great school or kids party craft! Perfect for pre-schooloers.

At a Glance:

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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz. - 225

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz. - 661

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Evergreen, 2 oz. - 724

Number Needed: 1 $1.59 $1.10
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instructions

Other Supplies

1 Paper lunch bag, Scrap piece of card stock, Foam paintbrushes, Sponge, Scissors (parents help), Hole punch – decorative eyelet optional (parents help), Old newspaper, Green pipe cleaner

Instructions

  1. Using a foam brush, apply the pumpkin orange paint to the front, back and sides of the paper bag and allow to dry. Paint the scrap card stock with the green paint and allow to dry.
  2. Cut the sponge into a triangle shape. Dip the triangle into the black paint and press onto the front of the paper bag in the appropriate spots for the eyes, nose and teeth.
  3. Cut 3 leaf shapes from the green painted paper and punch a hole in the top. Add a decorative eyelet if desired.
  4. Stuff the bag with crinkled up newspaper, twist the top together, attach the pipe cleaner around the top and add the leaves to the pip cleaner. Twist the ends of the pipe cleaner into curly q’s.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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