The following is a directory of free pumpkin carving templates, pumpkin crafts, and photos of beautifully carved pumpkins available online.
- Martha Stewart – Pumpkin creatures: Sophisticated carving designs using multiple small pumpkins for older children and adults; instructions, photos, and carving tips from Martha Stewart
- Disney Family Fun – Free pumpkin carving templates: Broad selection for kids of all ages; website also provides painting and decorating ideas
- Pumpkin Gallery: Photos of elaborately carved pumpkins that are true works of art – no templates, but great ideas for those who are seeking a serious carving challenge
- Free pumpkin carving stencils and patterns: Simple yet elegant designs covering a broad range of Halloween themes
- Martha Stewart – Elaborate pumpkin carving stencils and other pumpkin crafts: A broad array of pumpkin-related projects, as well as carving tips and tricks
- Better Homes and Gardens – Free printable pumpkin stencil collection:Free carving patterns, including Halloween themes, dog and cat breeds, pumpkin painting, and more (requires signing up for a free membership)
- Pumpkin Wizard – Traditional and modern pumpkin templates: Includes Halloween classics, as well as modern offerings based on various cartoons, movie monsters, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, musicians, Thanksgiving themes, and more
- Wildlife stencils: not your typical Halloween designs, these attractive animal stencils from the World Wildlife Federation include dolphins, giraffes, tigers, butterflies, turtles, pandas, and more
- History.com – History stencils: Various free pumpkin stencils including a few Halloween classics and a number of unusual items such as historical figures, the American flag, the Statue of Liberty, and various Thanksgiving scenes
- Un-Halloween carving patterns – free stencils based on non-Halloween themes, including fantasy/medieval, famous people, American patriotic symbols, animals, and more
For free pumpkin carving templates, Halloween recipes, Halloween history, costume ideas, and more, visit the main Halloween page.