If you are looking for free scarecrow stencils for pumpkin carving this Halloween, you can find both scary and cute styles of these online.
Free Scarecrow Pumpkin Carving Stencils: Scary
For a scary free scarecrow pumpkin stencils, you can find one on the Better Homes and Garden website. Their design is a close-up image of a scarecrow standing in front of a full moon, and it has a creepy mean looking sort of expression on its face.
In order to print it out, one has to first register with Better Homes and Garden. Registration is free and provides you access to other carving stencils as well.
This design could work as a complete cut out, but would probably look better using a combination of cutting away and scraping away. One could cut out the white areas of the printable stencil and scrape away the grey areas.
You can view the pattern on BHG without having to register first.
Free Scarecrow Pumpkin Carving Stencils: Cute
If you are looking for something more cute than scary, then check out the free scarecrow pumpkin carving stencil on eHow. This one has more of a silly whimsical sort of design to it.
The stencil is also only of the scarecrow’s face. It doesn’t show the entire body.
You can print it out for free from eHow. They also have instructions on using it. This would be a good choice if looking for a project to do with your child.
It also could work for a Wizard of Oz character.
Go to eHow.
More on Scarecrows
How to Make a Halloween Scarecrow
“The practice of farmers building scarecrows goes back many years. Today, many communities hold scarecrow-making contests and making a scarecrow has become a fun, family activity for Halloween. Here’s how you can make your own Halloween scarecrow…” Article written by Cheryl Gaskill and published 9/6/2009.
The History of the Jack-o-lantern and Carving Tips
“Everyone loves a lighted Jack-o-lantern. Making one is half the fun, so grab a pumpkin, some apple cider and some friends and have a pumpkin carving party!” Article written by Laura Quintile and published 9/14/2007.