The Pumpkin Prayer
A Halloween Activity with God
Are you wanting to do a fun Halloween activity with your kids? How about one that puts your heart and mind in the right place? The Pumpkin Prayer is something you can do that puts God into your Halloween.
Even little children can carve pumpkins with the easy to use Pumpkin Master Carving tools that you find all over town in grocery stores, Target, Walmart, drug stores, or wherever. Everyone will have a wonderful time with this project, and it offers great hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills exercise.
The children will be proud of their creation and want to tell everyone about God’s love and the Pumpkin Prayer. The Pumpkin Prayer would be awesome for a Trunk or Treat event. Set-up a Pumpkin Prayer booth, or attach the free Pumpkin Prayer PRINTABLE to a treat bag!
On to the Activity of the day:
Help your child say the prayer with each step of the carving. Pull them into a conversation about the meaning of each stanza of the prayer. Enjoy!
The Pumpkin Prayer
Open my mind so I can learn about you;
Take away all my sin, and forgive me for the wrong things I do;
Open my eyes so Your love I will see;
I’m sorry for turning up my nose to all You have given me;
Open my mouth to tell others You’re near;
Let Your Light shine in all I say and do!
Let your happy little pumpkins show how much God loves you!
My hope is that you will make prayer a special and fun-filled time with your children, while you share this Pumpkin Prayer Halloween activity. Have a blessed day.
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What a great activity for kids, Lorelai! My grands would love to do this. And thanks for the pumpkin prayer printable! It’s adorable!
You’ll have to come back and share about the grands doing this if you give it a go. 🙂
Loreali, that is so creative. I love the idea and may even use this. I have never carved a pumpkin before because I am not a huge halloween fan. But this sounds like a great way to involve God and let the kids really know who is in charge. Thank you so much! Very nice!
BTW: So touching, though!
I hope you have a good time with it, Zan. 🙂
I have never heard of the Pumpkin Prayer before! So glad you shared. This is a new perspective on the Jack-o-Lantern for me. I hope you have Pinned this to the Trunk or Treat Board!
You can find God in everything, Shirley! 🙂 And YES, I did pin it to the Trunk or Treat Pinterest Board.
I enjoyed the Prayer Poem today! It was really inspirational! I have never seen or heard of it before! I TWEET/shared it! 🙂
Thanks for the Tweet and Share! 🙂 I’m glad you found the Pumpkin Prayer inspirational.
This is the first pumpkin prayer I have ever seen, but I can see it being a nice way to include God into your pumpkin carving ritual. Especially for younger children.
This is a great Halloween activity for younger kids. 🙂
This is one of the coolest Halloween things I have seen yet!!! I love it! No kids here, but the last time I tried to carve a pumpkin it was a disaster. I certainly need God the next time I do it LOL
I’m glad you like the Pumpkin Prayer. It is a really cool project. 🙂
Wow!! That prayer !!Awesome!! I have never heard about it!! Great way to engage kids in craving with prayer 🙂
Isn’t it great? It is an awesome project to do with kids. 🙂
Thanks so much for linking this up at the Pretty Pintastic Party! We loved your post, and we’re featuring it at the party this weekend- hope to see you there!
Oh my GOSH! Thank you so much, of course I will be partying it up with Pretty Pintastic. 🙂 See you there.
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