Using up the pumpkins from your garden has never been easier. These delightful free pumpkin carving patterns are ready to print and use as a template to create stunning designs that you never thought possible. Whether you are a beginner and need a basic jack-o-lantern pattern, or are ready to tackle more advanced Halloween designs, there is a pattern waiting for you. Forget searching the Internet to find just the right pumpkin carving template and follow these links instead.
DLTK offers a selection of pumpkin carving templates suited for middle school and high school students. The patterns range from simple jack-o-lantern faces to images of witches, haunted houses and spiders. These pumpkin carving templates are simple enough for older children to carve, without seeming childish.
The Pumpkin Lady offers a wide selection of patterns to purchase, but if you scroll to the bottom of the page, you will find a nice selection of free templates. Although not as detailed as those for sale, designs are attractive and cover a wide range of topics. As an added plus this site offers a both a video with instructions for carving and written instructions with tips tricks for carving your pumpkins.
Spook Master offers a selection of pumpkin free carving stencils in a pdf file. Although they are not elaborate, they are attractive designs that are sure to meet your needs.
For a selection of haunted houses, spiders, witches and owls, check this cool selection of free carving patterns at dotcomwomen.
Celebrating-Halloween offers a great selection of bats, animals, flowers, skeletons and howling wolves ready to print and carve. This site has some very attractive designs.
Herseys.com provides a terrific selection of templates that are presented according to difficulty level. There is something for everyone regardless of your skill level in carving pumpkins.
History.com has a nice selection of historical designs like the liberty bell, presidents and statute of liberty, as well as basic designs suitable for all skill levels.
Check these World Wildlife Fund templates for some gorgeous designs of animals and nature. Most fall within the medium to difficult skill level
Carve that favorite cartoon character for your child with these free stencils from Nick Jr. Skill level range from medium to difficult.
UN-Halloween Pumpkin Patterns features some delightful images of animals, fantasy & medieval and famous people that have to be seen to be appreciated. Check this site for nontraditional carvings that are sure to attract attention.
Now that you have found the perfect pumpkin-carving pattern, gather up your tools and get to work. Better yet, print off a selection of templates and make pumpkin carving a family activity. Above all, have fun and enjoy the spirit of the holiday with free pumpkin templates to match your style.