Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids

Create some fall art inspired by real pumpkins with this pumpkin still life art project for kids! It’s the perfect, relaxing art activity to do on a fall afternoon! It also makes a great activity to do during the Halloween season.

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Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids Using Oil Pastels & Watercolors (Perfect for fall or Halloween!)

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After seeing all the pumpkins and squash at our local markets, I couldn’t resist buying a few for this easy and classic art project for kids.

We used oil pastels and liquid watercolors to create these still life paintings of our pumpkins for fall. I set this project up for the kids to do after school, but it would also make a great classroom activity!

 

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids

Materials for Pumpkin Still Life Art Project

 

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids

Directions for Pumpkin Still Life Art Project

1. Place your pumpkins and squash on the table within reach of the kids.

 

Fall Art Project for Kids Using Pumpkins

 

2. Use your oil pastels to draw one or more of the pumpkins onto your art paper. Encourage the children to look at the lines they see as they look closely at each pumpkin. Be sure to draw in details as you study your pumpkin.

 

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids Using Oil Pastels & Watercolors (Perfect for fall or Halloween!)

 

3. When you’re done drawing the pumpkins or squash, use watercolor paints to paint over your oil pastel drawings.

 

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids Using Oil Pastels & Watercolors (Perfect for fall or Halloween!)

 

4. Let the artwork dry completely and display for fall or Halloween!

 

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids Using Oil Pastels & Watercolors (Perfect for fall or Halloween!)

 

 

Fall Art Project for Kids: Create still life watercolor paintings using pumpkins and squash. Fun craft for autumn and Halloween and great for preschool, kindergarten, first grade and on up! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

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