36 Easy & Fun No Carve Pumpkin Ideas for Kids: Halloween Time!

Fall means one thing, PUMPKINS! So, decorate your porch in style this Halloween.

Check out these great no-carve pumpkin ideas for kids to avoid the mess of carving pumpkins!

Fun & Easy No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas for Kids

I have tons around my house already and I am still on the hunt for more lol. There is just something about Fall and Pumpkins!

While they do love pumpkins, they tend to get bored with plain ones. So, this year, we decided that when they get their pumpkins, we can do some fun alternatives to jack-o- lanterns!

So, if your family doesn’t feel like carving a pumpkin, check out these super cute ideas that everyone will love!

No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

If you are looking for a fun pumpkin patch, look at our Guide to Pumpkin Patches in Kansas City. There are Fall options for every family…all over KC!

You can also find fun Halloween Snack Ideas for your kiddos classroom parties. Got too much candy? You can sell your candy at the candy buybacks around town!

Character No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Character pumpkins are so cute and can really be done in anyway. All you need is some paint, markers and maybe a few craft items (eyes, hair, accessories). Plus, what kiddos doesn’t love having their favorite character around! Check out these ideas that kiddos will love!

Pete The Cat Pumpkin

Superhero Pumpkin

Olaf Pumpkin

Minion Pumpkin

Ninja Turtles Pumpkin

Elsa Inspired Pumpkin

Rainbow Dash Pumpkin

Emoji Pumpkin


Artsy Ideas for Kids

Artsy pumpkins are some of the easiest ways to be creative. You can make a unique pumpkin that is fitting to your style and home decor. Yet, these kinds of pumpkins can also look the most complicated. Check out these simple artsy pumpkin ideas!

Melted Crayon

Spilled Ice Cream Pumpkin

Photo Pumpkin

Gratitude Pumpkin

Galaxy Pumpkin

Donut Pumpkin


No Mess/ Toddler-Friendly

Let’s be honest, craft time can be really messy and chaotic, especially if you have more than one crafter on your hands. These easy, no mess and toddler-friendly pumpkin ideas are perfect for a quick craft break!

Washi Tape Pumpkin

Tissue Paper Pumpkins

Confetti Pumpkin

Alphabet Pumpkin

This alphabet pumpkin idea can be used in many different ways as well. Instead of doing numbers or letters, you can also use themed stickers like farm animals, fruits and veggies or colors too!


Glamor Pumpkin Ideas

What could be more fun than making your pumpkins glamorous this fall? A sparkly, shiny pumpkin can make you smile instead of just haunting your porch on Halloween! Check out these simple but glamor filled ideas!


Confetti Pumpkin

Embellished faux pumpkins

Fabric decorated pumpkins

Edgy Chic Pumpkins

Copper herringbone pumpkins


Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

What is Halloween without some festive pumpkins? This is my personal favorite time of the year! These pumpkins are the perfect item to greet kids at the front door.


Fangtastic Dracula

Bewitching Pumpkin

Monster Pumpkins

Bat Pumpkin


Unique Pumpkin Ideas

These pumpkins will keep your neighbors guessing with unusual attributes and natural accessories. They are creative and stylish enough to last all season. Take a look at these creative ideas.


Nutty pumpkins

Floral pumpkins

Leaf decoupage

Pumpkin Topiary

Fairy garden pumpkin


Silly No Carve Pumpkin ideas:

If you are looking to take Halloween silliness to the next level, take a look at these goofy ideas. I found a few links to no-carve ideas that will crack a neighbor’s smile as you approach Halloween.


Pimp your Pumpkin

Troll Pumpkins

Ductape Pumpkins

Fruity Pumpkins


All of these ideas are simple yet creative enough to keep everyone entertained! Stay up to date on all things kids in KC with The Scoop…sign-up now! You will receive lots of helpful info & invites to exclusive Kids Club events, movie screenings, and more.

What are you planning to do with your pumpkins this year?

From our family to yours, iFamilyKC. 

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