Halloween is just a few weeks away so now is the time to start carving pumpkins into funny or scary Jack-o-Lanterns. Internet trends reveal that a large number of people are searching for free online pumpkin carving templates, stencils, and patterns – as well as tips on the “how-to” of pumpkin carving.
To that end, Google, Yahoo and Bing are excellent at providing just what people are looking for when it comes to free pumpkin carving templates and patterns online. Additionally, some of the best tools for pumpkin carving to make a jack-o-lantern, can be found online as well.
Download free online pumpkin carving templates online
The online pumpkin templates are available in a wide variety of styles with everything from traditional pumpkin faces, to pumpkins that are funny, or a template or pattern for a really spooky jack-o-lantern.
Here are the basic steps for using your pumpkin template or pattern to carve the perfect Jack-o-lantern:
After downloading your patterns or stencils, size the template to fit your pumpkins and then print it out.
Next, cut out the template and either trace the outline lightly on your pumpkin with a pencil, or tape the stencil and follow its pattern as you cut.
Don’t forget to cut open the top and scoop out all of the pumpkin seeds and pulp before you carve it into a jack-o-lantern.
What do you do with all those pumpkin seeds? Well, there are some great online pumpkin seed recipes which show you how to prepare and bake the pumpkins seeds for a delicious and very nutritious snack.