It’s pumpkin time! This year, with the right tools and (free!) printable templates in all styles and skills, you can trade in your go-to jack o’ lantern for a jaw-dropping design that’ll be the star of the neighborhood. Whether you want Pikachu, a bubbly caldron, or an upgraded gapped-tooth grin, you’ll find what you need right here. Click through the slideshow below for ideas.

Room on the Broom

Go the more traditional route with Home Life Weekly‘s classic carving, featuring the spooky silhouettes of a witch and her bat friend. Let the little ones carve the large parts like the witch’s hat, and you can take the reins for the details of the bat.

What design will you carve on your pumpkin this year? Let us know in the Comments below!

— Susie Foresman & Gabby Cullen

featured photo: Brittany Randolph via flickr