We have to admit, while we love carving pumpkins, it can't be denied that it is a MESSY process.
It can also be kind of dangerous to let your kiddies loose with carving utensils.
Well, we have the answer.
Why not try painting or embellishing your pumpkin? Have a look at these amazing, no-carve pumpkin designs...
Stick some paper bats to the pumpkin for this spooky effect.
The kids will LOVE this one. Paint your pumpkin to resemble a penguin.
Glue loads of shiny stars to your pumpkin. So simple, yet very pretty.
Let your kiddies go mad with colourful paint. WARNING: this won't be mess-free.
Wrap your pumpkin in bandages and stick on some eyes, and you'll be left with a spooky mummy.
Mr and Mrs
If you have a Mr Potato head lying around, use the bits and bobs to create pumpkin faces.
Eye see yoooou
Paint the pumpkin to look like a giant eyeball. This one is kind of creepy, so may not be suitable for very small kids.
So sweet! Transform your pumpkin into a candy apple.
Chalk board pumpkin
Spray paint the pumpkins black, and let your kids design them with chalk.
Use black plastic pipes to create spooky spider legs for your pumpkin.
Use a bandana and an eye patch to create this pirate. Argh matey.
Use white string and plastic spiders to create this spooky (and mess-free) effect.