Small decorative pumpkins are all over stores right now. Did you know they are excellent for carving?
Jack (with his new pocket knife) and I whipped a couple of pumpkins up this afternoon.
Treat the small pumpkins just like the big ones. Start by cutting off the top, scoop out the innards, and carving. The nice thing about this size pumpkin is you can use a spoon to scoop out the pumpkin.
Jack cut out a face:
I tried something with a drill:
Jack’s is clearly better.
Now you have centerpieces for your table or decorations for your front yard.