Make a pumpkin lantern

Step 1

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Ask an adult to cut the top off the pumpkin.

Now use an ice cream scoop (or spoon) to scoop out the flesh and seeds.

Why not use the seeds to make some spooky roasted teeth?

Step 2

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Draw some simple pumpkin faces on a piece of paper to see which one you like best.

Step 3

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Use a black felt-tip pen to copy your favourite face on to the side of the pumpkin.

Step 4

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Ask an adult to carefully carve out the eyes and mouth using a sharp knife.

Step 5

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Put a tea light inside the lantern and ask an adult to light it.

Step 6

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Instead of drawing a face, you could try other designs like the letters GGC or a number 5 to remind you to eat 5 A DAY!

Find out more about pumpkins in our A-Z of Fruit and Veg.

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