Scented Pumpkin Pie Craft


Thanksgiving is tomorrow and like many, we will be eating the traditional menu of turkey, potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Well, the adults at least. My kids are not fans of pumpkin pie. I am hoping to change that this year and when I saw this adorable scented pumpkin pie craft in my daughter's preschool class, I thought it was a good way to start. This simple Fall activity uses many items you already have at home. If pumpkin pie is still not your child's thing, you can always try these Butterscotch Pumpkin Muffins.

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You will need:
  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • Orange and brown paint
  • Pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  • Gold glitter
  • Cotton ball
  • Glue

Cut a pie sized wedge out of the paper plate. I used a heavier paper plate with a sizable lip that looked like a slice of pie.

Provide your child with two paint cups, one with brown paint and one with orange paint.  I actually added a little brown to my orange paint cup to make the orange a little darker. They can paint the "crust" part of the paper plate brown. You can put another plate under the "pie" so paint doesn't get on the table.

Next have them paint the "filling" orange.

Sprinkle on some pumpkin pie spice. Cinnamon works well too. Just don't shake too hard or you will have a ton of spice on your pie.

Of course everything is better with glitter! Add some glitter for a little sparkle.

Finally, you can glue on a cotton ball as the whipped cream on your pie.

Hope you saved room for scented pumpkin pie! Not only does this look adorable, it adds a nice Fall scent to the room.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! May God bless you.

For more Fall activity ideas check out:

             Painting a Fall Tree with Q-Tips                                   Scrapbook Paper Turkey

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  1. Adorable! What a creative idea to scent it with spices. Thanks for sharing at After School!

  2. This is such a clever - and cute - craft! Thanks for linking up to the After School Linky Party!

  3. Love it! Just introduced fractions so we'll make a whole pie to cut up and tie Thanksgiving into it as well! Thanks!