It’s that time – we’re all getting ready to carve our pumpkins and set out the Jack O’Lanterns to greet trick or treaters! Halloween is coming! If you’re getting ready to carve your pumpkin and need stencils, I have got some help for you! I’ve compiled a list of pumpkin carving stencils from around the web. There are over 750 to choose from, and I’ve organized them by theme (as best as I could). Good luck, and happy carving!
Pumpkin Carving Stencils for Kids
20 Nick Jr. Pumpkin Stencils: Find your child’s favorite Nick Jr. character and turn it into a pumpkin! There are over 20 to choose from, so your son or daughter’s favorite is sure to be there!
Disney Pumpkin Stencils: If your child isn’t into Nick Jr, maybe they’re into Disney? Here are 21 Disney-themed pumpkin carving stencils that are perfect for turning into pumpkins. Just don’t leave them out past midnight!
8 Simple Stencils: These 8 simple pumpkin carving stencils are perfect for both children as well as beginning carvers.
27 Easy and Cute Pumpkin Stencils for Kids: – These 27 super cute pumpkin stencils are great for your kids. These are easy for them to carve, and take out the fright factor to make it fun.
59 Pumpkin Stencils: This list of pumpkin carving patterns has many traditional Jack O’Lantern designs to choose from, as well as kid-friendly themes such as Mario, Thomas the Train, and The Smurfs.
Geek and Pop Culture Pumpkin Carving Stencils
30 Geeky Pumpkin Stencils: Into geek culture? Grab any of these geeky pumpkin carving stencils. Themes include Star Wars, Dr. Who, Star Trek, Angry Birds, Pokemon, Hello Kitty, Mario, Gangnam Style, and more!
47 More Geek-Inspired Stencils: Didn’t find all the right geeky pumpkin carving stencil in the last link? Check these out – pumpkin stencils here include Marvel Comics, Dr. Who, Ghostbusters, Walking Dead, Hunger Games, True Blood, Harry Potter, Twilight, and more!
11 Star Wars Stencils: Is Star Wars your thing? These pumpkin carving stencils are for you then! Get some great Star Wars pumpkin carving ideas and stencils here.
Awesome Pop Star Pumpkins: Want to add some pop culture flair to your pumpkin carving? BHG.com has pumpkin stencils featuring everybody’s favorite pop icons, such as Justin Beiber, Lady Gaga, Kate Middleton, Robert Pattinson, and more.
14 Pop Culture Stencils: Didn’t find a pop culture icon you want to emblazon onto your pumpkin at the previous link? Check these out. These 14 pumpkin carving stencils include Assassin’s Creed, Facebook, Glee, and Winnie the Pooh.
20 Random Stencils: Another list of random pop culture themed pumpkin carving ideas, including Tinkerbell, Colonel Sanders, and Gary Coleman.
100 Pop Culture Stencils: Another list of 100 pop stars that can be carved into pumpkins! Pumpkin carving patterns here include Bettie Page, The Beatles, Mona Lisa, and, for the littlest carvers, Little Einsteins.
Animal Pumpkin Carving Stencils
28 Cat Stencils: Cats and Halloween go together so well. Now you can turn your pumpkin into a feline. Magic!
Detailed Pumpkin Carving Stencils for Experienced Carvers
56 Extremely Detailed Stencils: If you love a lot of details in your pumpkin carvings, here are 56 pumpkin carving ideas that are extremely detailed. Great for the experienced carver!
46 Intricate Pumpkin Stencils: Have lots of experience carving pumpkins? Or do you just love the more detailed pumpkin carvings? These are for you! These 46 pumpkin stencils are incredibly detailed for the more advanced carver.
Random Pumpkin Carving Stencils
10 Halloween Stencils: Each year, we buy a Pumpkin Masters pumpkin carving kit (so much easier and safer than using a sharp kitchen knife), and they come with pumpkin carving ideas. You can get their complete set of ideas online as well.
6 Random Stencils: While some of these pumpkin carving stencils are available for purchase, there are random free ones sprinkled in.
25 Stencils: From pretty to spooky, frilly to scary, there’s sure to be a pumpkin carving pattern for all personality types here.
16 Halloween-Themed Stencils: – There are some for every skill level here.
12 Themed Stencils: Lots of pumpkin carving ideas here – print stencils that are patriotic, traditional, awareness ribbons, and more.
100 ‘Un-Halloween’ Pumpkin Stencils: Another great collection of pumpkin carving patterns, including animals, celebrities, fantasy themes, patriotic themes, Christian themes, and more.
8 Halloween Stencils: These pumpkin carving ideas include ideas for pumpkin faces as well as designs for your whole pumpkin!
8 Military Themed Stencils: Show your support for military family and friends with these 8 military-themed pumpkin carving ideas.
12 Midwestern Themed Stencils: A Midwestern-themed Jack O’Lantern would be so unique! These pumpkin carving patterns include corn, barns, and wheat.
30 Pumpkin Stencils from Hershey’s: Hershey’s has shared 30 pumpkin carving stencils. This list is organized by difficulty, so it’s easy to find something for any level of crafting experience.
Traditional Pumpkin Carving Stencils
19 Traditional Stencils: There’s a reason why traditions stick around – if something isn’t broken, don’t fix it, right? Here are 19 pumpkin faces for turning your pumpkin into a traditional jack o’lantern.
13 Face Stencils: These thirteen pumpkin face stencils include traditional designs and clowns.
I hope you found a pumpkin carving stencil or idea in this list that’s perfect for your pumpkin! I’d love to hear about it – feel free to comment and let me know how your pumpkin carving went!