This adorable pumpkin pie craft with its puffy whipped cream topping is a terrific Thanksgiving craft for kids of all ages. Scent the paint with spices and make fluffy “whipped cream” for a lovely sensory experience, and a craft that looks good enough to eat.
Guys! I am just smitten with our latest Thanksgiving craft.
We made this paper plate pumpkin pie craft the other day, and I’m still beaming over how realistic it looks. The crimped crust, the textured pie filling, the puffy “whipped cream”…
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A pumpkin pie craft just doesn’t get any better than this.
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Plus, it was totally fun for all ages and really easy to make. We just used a few items from around the house to put our pie together, but the spices, the shaving cream and the tin foil “pie plate” really took the craft up a notch and provided a lovely sensory experience.
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The supply list is short and sweet, and the instructions are easy, so I hope you’ll add our pumpkin pie to your kids’ Thanksgiving craft list this year!
How to Make our Realistic Pumpkin Pie Craft with Puffy Whipped Cream
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- 2 Paper Plates (one for the pie, one for the pie plate)
- Aluminum Foil
- Paint (light brown for crust, orange-brown for pie filling)
- Pumpkin Pie Spice (see notes in instructions for alternatives)
- White School Glue
- Shaving Foam (not gel)
- Paint Brushes
Time needed: 30 minutes.
Pumpkin Pie Craft with Puffy Whipped Cream
- Paint Paper Plate
Paint the ridged rim of the paper plate light brown.
Mix a pinch of pumpkin spice (either premixed or a mix of ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves) into a puddle of pumpkin-coloured paint and paint the inner part of the paper plate.
- Cut Pie
Cut a wavy edge all around the edge of the paper plate and then cut your paper plate pie into 6 even slices.
- Puffy Paint Whipped Cream
Stir together an equal amount of white glue and saving cream (approx 2-3 tbs of each for one pie).
With a wide paint brush, scoop a dollop onto each slice of pie.
- Make Foil Pie Plate
Cover your second paper plate with a large piece of tin foil, pinching/crimping around the edges to keep it in place.
- Put Pie Slices in Pie Plate
Arrange your pie slices in the foil place, and if desired, glue them in place.
I hope your kids have as much fun with this awesome pumpkin pie craft as we did!
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