Tin Can Pumpkin Craft – Halloween Crafts for Kids

Got a bunch of empty tin cans and don’t know what to do with them? This tin can pumpkin craft is perfect to make over the Halloween.

Tin Can Pumpkin Craft for Kids

With Halloween just around the corner, now is the best time to start collecting tin cans if you don’t have any.

Tin Can Pumpkin Craft

What you need:

  • tin cans
  • orange and black acrylic paint (or black marker)
  • optional – white paint or white spray for foundation (this depends on the paints you have as some cover the tins nicely, while others don’t).
  • brushes


If needed, color the tins white and let the paint dry completely.


Add a layer or two of orange acrylic paint. Let dry completely.


Once the paint is dry, draw a Jack o’lantern face with a marker and fill with paint (or color in with the marker).


You can decorate these little pumpkins with pipe cleaners too.

This tin can pumpkin craft is perfect for Halloween but with a little tweak you can do funk monsters all year round.

Tin Can Pumpkin Craft

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