With Halloween around the corner I made sure to visit a local pumpkin patch and grab a few pumpkins to decorate with the little guy. The only issue there of course is that he is still a little guy. A toddler can’t really handle a carving knife and mine would rather eat markers and crayons rather than decorate with them. So this year, I stumbled upon an idea from another mommy blog: mainly using some craft paint and tape.
The basic idea is to use the painter’s tape to cut out a letter (something to represent your child’s name), let your little one go crazy with decorating (the messier the better!) and then peel away the layers to reveal the final look!
Here’s what you’ll need:
- newspaper or plastic bags to contain the mess
- painter’s tape
- craft paint
- felt brush or paint brush
- paper towels or wipes
- cup of water
Here is the final design — I helped out and added a smiley face :)! Happy Halloween!!
Ana, a mom to three rambunctious little boys, has supported thousands of women throughout their pregnancy and motherhood journey since 2012 as a prenatal and postpartum educator at MommysBundle.com.