Jack-O-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar

Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - facebook


Halloween is creeping up on us.  Ooey, gooey slime and pumpkins are the perfect combination for Halloween. Kiddos love making slime.  So making slime this time of year is one of the best Halloween family activities or the perfect party idea. In addition, these can be made as a non-candy treat to give away on Halloween night.

Today, we would like to show you how to make the pumpkin slime container and slime in a few easy steps.

If you are looking for more Halloween activities for kids, you might like to take a look at these many fun Halloween Ideas and Projects.

If you don't have time to make pumpkin slime jars, but you want a Halloween party favor, school party give-away or a non-sugar trick or treat for Halloween, premade Pumpkin Slime Guts can be your answer.  At the end of the page, you will find an Amazon link to the product.Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Completed

Watch our video or keep reading this post to learn how to make jack-o-lantern slime pumpkin jars. 

COMPLETE VIDEO TUTORIAL AVAILABLE! The video below is a preview with no audio, to watch the whole video tutorial, click the link Jack-O-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar to watch in Youtube.

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. We make a small commission on sales through the affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. Thank you in advance for your purchase and your support! Please see our full Affiliate Statement for more information.



  • Small Jar - baby food, mustard, relish or purchased jar
  • Orange Paint
  • Brown Paint
  • Paint Brush or Foam Brush
  • Black Adhesive Back Felt
  • Wood Spool
  • Fake Pumpkin Leaf
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissor

Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Completed



Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - SuppliesTo begin this project, gather all the supplies needed to make the jar.  A list of the supplies is above.  If upcycling a jar, remove the label.  If you don't have any jars to recycle, purchase small jars with lids from your favorite craft store, dollar store or online at Amazon.  Find some links later in this post for purchasing supplies.

And don't forget to wash the jars before you use them.


Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Paint LidThe lid of the jar and wood spool stem will need to be painted.  To paint the lid, squeeze some orange paint onto a paper plate.  With a paintbrush or foam sponge, paint the lid.  Allow the paint to dry.  If the first coat of paint did not completely cover the lid, repaint it. 

The wood spool will be used as the stem of the pumpkin.  An easy way to paint the spool, so your hands do not get paint on them, is to place the spool on the tip of a pencil.  Then, paint the spool with brown paint.Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Paint Spool


While the lid and spool are drying, you can make the jack-o-lantern face for the jar.Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Face on Jar From the black adhesive-backed felt, cut out your face design.  For our jack-o-lantern, we cut three triangles.  Two triangles for the eyes and one for the nose.  We, then, cut out a mouth.  Be creative.

After cutting out the pieces with a scissor, remove the paper backing and attach them to the jar.


After the lid and spool are completely dry, use your hot glue gun to attach the pumpkin leaf and spool stem to the top of the lid.Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Finished The jack-o-lantern jar is complete.



  • Slime Glue
  • Water
  • Baking Soda
  • Food Coloring - Red and Orange
  • Contact Lens Solution that contains boric acid and sodium borate
  • Bowl
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Spoon

Simple No-Fail Slime Recipe - Supplies Time to make the orange slime.  We have a tutorial on making a no-fail slime.  To make our no-fail slime recipe follow our step-by-step tutorial and watch our instructional video.

To make the slime orange, all you need to do is use equal parts of red and yellow food color.  Start with 2 drops of each color.  If it is not orangey enough, add more.Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Mix Slime


Kids enjoy playing with slime.  It is cool to touch, stretchy, sticky, squishy and just the right amount of mess.  So after making the slime, let the kiddos play with it.Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Slime

After playtime is done, store the slime in the jack-o-lantern jar and use it as a Halloween decoration in your kid's bedroom or somewhere else in the house.  

Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Finished

If you are planning a Halloween party for kids this year, these jack-o-lantern slime pumpkins are the perfect party activity and favor they can take home with them.

Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - Completed with Pumpkins We hope you enjoyed this project.  Happy Halloween!


If you have any questions about this project, contact us through the YouTube Video comments or our Contact Us page. We respond to questions in e-mails and YouTube comments regularly.

Other Fun Halloween Craft Tutorials

DIY Button Pumpkin Cute As A Button Pumpkin - In an evening, you can make this quick and easy faux pumpkin decoration.

Fabric Wreath - fb Fabric Wreath for Halloween or Fall - Make a no-sew fabric wreath to welcome guests to your home.

Halloween or Fall Themed Garland Halloween or Fall Themed Garland - Time for DIY Halloween crafts! Halloween fabric garland can be used to add a festive element to any room in the home.

Egg Carton Spiders - fb Spooky Egg Carton Spiders - These are a fun little craft to make for Halloween to decorate or as a school craft project.

Lollipop Ghosts - fb Lollipop Ghosts are a quick and easy project and can be made for favors or school projects.

Pumpkin Lollipop Holder - fb Pumpkin Lollipop Holder - Use the lollipop ghosts with this fun pumpkin lollipop holder.

Fabric Trick or Treat Bag - fb Fabric Trick or Treat Bag - Does your kid have a special Halloween trick or treat bag? You can sew one with this tutorial.

Supporting Products and links: Some of the links below may be affiliate links. We make a small commission on sales through the affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. Thank you in advance for your purchase and your support! Please see our full Affiliate Statement for more information.

Clear Plastic Jars

Clear Plastic Jars #ad

Mini 8 oz. plastic jars with lids. Wide mouth empty jars - ready to fill with your DIY crafts. Affiliate Link to Amazon

Glue Guns and Adhesives

Purchase glue guns, adhesives, and glue here.

Mini Glass Mason Jars

Mini Glass Mason Jars #ad

These mason jars make unique arts, crafts, wedding decorations, party favors and gifts with endless creative possibilities. Affiliate Link to Amazon

Pumpkin Guts Slime for Halloween

Pumpkin Guts Slime for Halloween #ad

Halloween giveaways that keep kids entertained -without the sugar! Perfect for trick-or-treat, this classic slime is non-toxic and a favorite with kids of all ages. They'll love playing with it long after Halloween is over! Affiliate Link to Amazon

Wood Spools - Unfinished

Wood Spools - Unfinished #ad

This wooden spool is made out of unfinished wood. These empty spools are great for crafts. Affiliate Link to Amazon

Jack-o-Lantern Slime Pumpkin Jar - pin

Profile Photo

Annette & Chris are a mother/daughter team. We've brought you craft projects and tutorials through this web site for over 20 years.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Kids Corner Shopping


Free Stuff

Other Features

Annie OnlineClasses 300x250 Accucut - 250x250

Looking for something you cannot find on our site? Click here to e-mail the Needlepointers Information department.

Copyright ©2003 - 2019 All Rights Reserved. | Powered by w3.css

Secured by RapidSSL