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Pumpkin Stencils

Decorate your Halloween Pumpkin with our free to download stencils

Halloween isn't complete without a pumpkin, so why not give yours the edge with our free stencils. The stencils are easy to download and printer friendly; the perfect party activity! We have included easy to follow instructions for use on each stencil. Happy Carving!

Top tip: Make your pumpkins safer for trick or treaters with coloured glow sticks or LED tealights instead of candles.

Did you know? Lanterns were first carved from turnips due to an excess of turnips across Ireland.

Pumpkin Stencils and Designs


What you will need: a pair of scissors, marker pen, printer and a creative hand!
1) Cut along the red dotted line
2) Cut out the grey areas with the black dotted lines
3) Place your template on your pumpkin (get an adult to help you with this part)
4) Use your marker pen to outline the shapes onto your pumpkin
5) Remove the template and you’re ready to carve your pumpkins


Decorate your house or porch with our traditional Pumpkin stencil design. Perfect for any style or home or theme, this nice and easy pumpkin design is a great starting stencil for children to try carving for the first time. This design is ready in minutes and a sure fire way to stencil success.

Difficulty: Easy

Download your PDF version of the Classic design pumpkin Stencil here


Bats have been around for hundreds of years and of course they are nocturnal. This bat design is the perfect fit for creating a spooky night time setting.

Difficulty: Moderate

Download your PDF version of the Bat design pumpkin Stencil here

Jack O' Lantern

The term used to describe a carved, lit pumpkin. Jack O' Lantern belongs to the legend ‘Stingy Jack’. Jack became doomed to walk to earth, with only a lantern to guide him, for his frivolous ways. This simple design is the perfect way to carve your own Jack!

Difficulty: Easy

Download your PDF version of the Jack O' Lantern design pumpkin Stencil here


If you’re looking for a wacky pumpkin carving, this is the perfect stencil to use. This is the perfect design for the weird and wonderful.


Download your PDF version of the Crazy character design pumpkin Stencil here

Ghost Window

Watch out for the Ghost! Ghosts have been associated with the supernatural for centuries. This design is the perfect accessory for any window decorations and will sure to leave passers-by in a fright.


Download your PDF version of the Ghost Window design pumpkin Stencil here


This design is sure to leave your skin crawling. After all, what is Halloween without a few creepy crawlies?


Download your PDF version of the Scary Spider design pumpkin Stencil here

Terrifying Tree

This tricky tree design is sure to keep your little ones occupied. Why not have a go yourself and take on this spooky stencil?


Download your PDF version of the Crazy character design pumpkin Stencil here

Wicked Witch

This design will be-witch passers-by and please your little wicked ones.


Download your PDF version of the Wicked Witch design pumpkin Stencil here

Creepy Cat

Not everything has to be scary at Halloween and so we have this cute cat carving. This design won’t leave you feeling too 'unlucky'.

Difficulty:Creepy Cat

Download your PDF version of the Creepy Cat design pumpkin Stencil here

Send us a picture of your little ones and their creations for the chance to win a selection of Smiffys goodies. Tag us in your Facebook or Instagram photos with #spookystencils.

Party Guide

Are you hosting a Halloween party this year? Maybe you just fancy making it a little more fun for this year’s Trick or Treaters? Whatever party you’re planning to attend this Halloween we’ve created some wonderful guides jam packed with wonderful Halloween party ideas for all. Whether you’re wanting petrifying party games for either Adults or Children, creepy Cocktails and Frightening Food for all your ghostly guests, or simply want to learn more about Halloween history look no further than Smiffys Halloween Party Guides.



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