This pumpkin windsock is the perfect decor for your house this Halloween. Whether you hang it outside or inside this spooky yarn jack-o-lantern will add that extra bit of pumpkin fun. The best part about this art and craft is that you get to spend time making it with your grandkids or kids! So let’s get crafting…
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WITH THIS PROJECT YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN…
- What a jack-o-lantern is
- What the colors orange and black are
- What a windsock is
ISN’T THIS JACK-O-LANTERN WINDSOCK CUTE? HERE ARE THE MATERIALS WE USED TO MAKE IT:
The first thing you are going to do is cut 32 strains of yarn that are 42 inches. Then, fold the yarn in half and place over the styrofoam ball so that the half way point is on the top of the ball.
After that move the yarn evenly around the ball. Cut an 8 inch strand of yarn and tie at the bottom of the ball. Next, tie a knot nice and tight as shown in the photo below.
It is now time to turn your pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern by giving it a face. Cut out eyes, nose, and mouth out of black felt for your jack-o-lantern face. Then, hot glue or fabric glue face pieces in place.
For the handle of your windsock attach a 12 inch piece of yarn through the eye of a needle and place it through the top of the ball through some layers of yarn. Tie a knot at the end.
Your jack-o-lantern windsock is now ready to be hung up for some haunted Halloween fun!
PIN IT FOR LATER
MAKE SOME OTHER KIDS ARTS AND CRAFTS WITH YARN:
- Yarn Octopus
- Yarn Ghost Family