26 Pumpkin Carving Ideas For Your Little Cartoon-Lover
Ahh, pumpkin carving — you're knee deep in pumpkin guts before you realize what a horrible mistake you've made. But kiddos love it; it's a Halloween tradition, after all. So this Halloween, when your kiddos ask for something intricate on their pumpkin, why not satisfy their need to have their favorite cartoon character on a big orange gourd the easy way?
We've rounded up 26 pumpkin designs that kids will actually want to feature on the front stoop this month, and the best part is, all of these are available to purchase in stencil form so you can save the Halloween headache for indecisive kiddos who change their costume idea once a day — we feel your pain and support you, mamas.
Banana? Nope, it's a pumpkin!
Make everyone's favorite snowman into a pumpkin — he definitely won't melt like this.
Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you? You're on the front steps, in a pumpkin.
He may not be trapped in his lamp, but he'll stay put for a few weeks in a pumpkin!
Ogres have layers, onions have layers, pumpkins have layers.
Your favorite deputy, in a big, orange pumpkin.
Bring the iPhone game to life with an Angry Birds pumpkin.
One of Dr. Seuss's most beloved characters, The Lorax will put a smile on trick-or-treaters' faces.
To pumpkin carving and beyond!
Mufasa and Simba
Live the circle of Halloween life with this Lion King pattern.
My Little Pony
Have the cutest pumpkin on the block with a My Little Pony design.
Boo! Halloween is a perfect time to celebrate one of Pixar's cutest movies, Monsters, Inc., with a scarer pumpkin.
Dora the Explorer
Explore the inside of a pumpkin with this stencil for Dora the Explorer.
We didn't think Tink could look any cuter, but then this pumpkin came along.
The sweetest vampire of them all!
Go, Diego, go!
Bring Sparky back to life, just like in the movie — but this time in pumpkin form!
Carve this pumpkin "Inside Out" Joy style!
The only thing better than a real Barbie doll to play with is a Barbie pumpkin to adorn the front stoop this Halloween.
Autobots, roll out! But please, not literally, you'll make a pumpkin mess.
Bolt saves the pumpkin carving day!
Combine two of their favorite superheroes on one pumpkin!
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
This Batman pumpkin will look fierce in the dark when it's lit up.
Let regular pumpkin carving go with the queen of all pumpkin designs!