This instructable outlines the basics of how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween.
You Will Need:
Skewer / Other Sharp Implements / Etc
Large Metal Spoon
Marker, Pencil or Stencil
Matches or a Lighter
Step 1: Pop the Top
Cut a circle around the stem of the pumpkin that is large enough to fit your hand into.
Insert the knife on an angle to prevent your lid from falling into the pumpkin.
Slice off the stringy flesh from the underside of your Jack-o-Lantern lid.