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    Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    From the beginning of fall through Thanksgiving, I decorate my home with pumpkins. I love making crafts with my two young children to place around my house. For a recent homeschool lesson, my kids and I made pumpkins using pipe cleaners and pony beads. My kindergartener made hers all by herself while my toddler practiced his fine motor skills by helping me thread the small beads on the ends of the pipe cleaners.

    Materials

    Instructions

    1. Line the orange pipe cleaners up and twist together at the middle to form the bottom of the pumpkin.
    2. Thread 18 orange pony beads on each of the eight ends of the orange pipe cleaners.
    3. Twist the tops of the beaded pipe cleaners together.
    4. Wrap the green pipe cleaner around the top of the orange pipe cleaners and twist twice.
    5. Wrap the ends of the green pipe cleaner around a pen to curl.
    6. Display the pony bead pumpkin craft.

    Twisting Together Pipe Cleaners for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft Threading Beads on Pipe Cleaners for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    Orange Beads for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft Thread Morning Beads for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    Twisting Beaded Ends of Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft Orange Round of Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    Adding Green Pipe Cleaner to Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft Curling Green Pipe Cleaner of Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    Finished Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft Finished Pony Bead Pumpkins

    For more fun pumpkin crafts, try my Origami Pumpkin Craft, Paint Chip Pumpkin Craft, P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft, Paper Plate Pumpkin Puzzles, Paper Plate Pumpkin, and Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkin Jack o’ Lantern Craft.

    Image Credits

    Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Twisting Together Pipe Cleaners for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Threading Beads on Pipe Cleaners for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Orange Beads for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Thread Morning Beads for Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Twisting Beaded Ends of Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Orange Round of Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Adding Green Pipe Cleaner to Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Curling Green Pipe Cleaner of Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Finished Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Finished Pony Bead Pumpkins © 2016 Heather Johnson

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