Additional Materials:

Wood Truck, Balsa Wood, Foam Pumpkin Picks

About this Project

Jump in the truck, we’re going to the pumpkin patch! This vintage-inspired project, made with balsa wood and pumpkin picks, embodies our favorite fall activity; pumpkin picking. Decorate your mantel or hang on the wall to bring the harvest season home.



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  • 1
    Print and cut out template.
  • 2
    Trace template onto balsa wood. Tip: Use varying thicknesses of balsa wood to create the 3-D look.
  • 3
    Cut out balsa wood using craft knife. Sand any rough edges.
  • 4

    Paint wood truck and balsa wood in the colors of your choice. Let dry. Tip: Add in other colors to create shading around the wheels and top of truck.

  • 5

    Cut foam pumpkins in half using craft knife.

  • 6
    If desired, paint pumpkins in the colors of your choice.
  • 7
    Hot glue balsa wood and foam pumpkins onto the wooden truck and let dry.