Introduction: 3-fer: Diaper, Jack-O Lantern, and Pumpkin Seeds!

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You just need a pumpkin, a punkin, and a sharp knife. Couldn't be easier...

Materials:
   Pumpkin large enough for your Punkin,
   Sharp knife
   Vegetable peeler, (optional)
   Oven (Optional, for cooking seeds)
   Candles (optional, for displaying Jack-o-lantern)

Step 1: Choose and Carve Diaper

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Choose a pumkin large enough to insert your child.
As you would commence with any jack-o-lantern, start by cutting a hole in the top of the pumpkin. Just make sure it is big enough for you child's torso plus a little extra for "wiggle room".
Carve two large holes for his/her legs, Again, assure enough space for "wiggle room"
Use the knife or a vegetable peeler to smooth out the holes. Surprisignly, pumpkin skin is tough enough to scratch Baby.
...Make sure your child is happy - having just eaten or just woken up from nap is key....
Insert child into pumkin and take lots of pictures
Treat baby to a bath...

Step 2: Make Pumpkin Seeds

Preheat the oven to about 350F. Separate all seeds from containing "pulp". Discard "pulp" and rinse retained seeds. Add about a tablespoon of oil to seeds, put in oven-safe pan, and sprinkle a bit of salt on top. Bake in preheated oven, turning frequently until seeds reach desired consistency (about 45m.)

Step 3: Finish With Jack-o-lantern

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While pumpkin seeds are cooking, use the time to create a Jack-o-Lantern. Anything you want goes!. Insert candle. and light! Happy Halloween

Comments

eoutlaw (author)2010-10-12

This is soooooooooooooooooooo cute! I love how she's oblivious to wearing a pumpkin, lol.

ktkeith (author)2010-10-03

That's absolutely adorable!

And your kid is going to hate you.

chiquita63 (author)ktkeith2010-10-08

She already does!!!

Alberta Leong (author)2010-09-29

wot!! cute!! hah!

thebigdavester (author)2010-09-26

You do realize your child will now grow up to be:
https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Pumpkin/

thebigdavester (author)2010-09-26

No pumpkin pie for me, thanks.

canida (author)2010-01-21

Cute. ;)

Great minds think alike...

chiquita63 (author)canida2010-05-19

oops. didn't see your post! She was just so small and the pumpkin so big... Love your linked pics!

watermelonhead (author)2009-10-30

Your baby is so cuuuuute!

...of course, all babies are :D

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