This water bottle pumpkin craft is not only fun to do with young children for Halloween or Thanksgiving but also a great craft to teach about recycling. Not only is it a cute piece of kid art to display, but it also uses an old water bottle, so we have less trash. Follow the steps below to make your own pumpkin from a water bottle.
Materials: Water bottle ( I used the small 8oz water bottle), black and orange construction paper, green paint, glue and paintbrush
Step 1: Give a child a water bottle and a piece of orange construction paper. Tell them to rip up the construction paper into small pieces.
Step 2: Tell each child to put their ripped up pieces of construction paper into their water bottle.
Step 3: After filling their water bottle with the paper, have the children put the bottle cap back. on. Have each child paint their top green.
Step 4: Have the children cut out their eyes, noses, and mouth from the black construction paper. If the children are young, you may want to do this for them.
Step 5: Glues eyes, nose and mouth on the bottle and let dry completely. You’re Done! enjoy your pumpkin.