Pixel Art Pumpkins with Pages

October is always a fun time of year with so many Halloween-themed activities - like pumpkin carving, but then there's the cleanup! Why not try a digital Jack O’Lantern activity that blends creativity and iPad, but without the mess. 


I always loved seeing what students would create and how elaborate their scenes would become. And I also loved how this project uses Pages on iPad from start to finish.

Students being by designing their Jack O'Lantern using the Drawing Tools. 

  Then recreate their design in a Pixel Art style using Conditional Formatting (still in Pages).

 And they finish it off with a frame of their choice before sharing with family and friends! 

You can download your copy of the workbook here.

I can’t wait to see what your students create!

All Comments

Posted on October 18, 2022

This is one of my favourites and my students always love this activity of yours, Erika! Such a fun way to create! 🎃

Posted on October 18, 2022

So much Halloween fun Erika! Thanks for posting!

Also another great “pumpkin time” post here: Halloween Pumpkin Keynote maker By M Coutts - Lots of creative ideas!

Posted on October 19, 2022

Thank you, Cheryl! I will check this one out, too!

Posted on October 19, 2022

Very clever! I like the addition of the frames on the pumpkins!

Posted on October 19, 2022

Love it, Erika! I was just putting together an email for my teachers with all the digital pumpkin activities and Eoin reminded me that this was where your post was! Thank you for sharing! I will also look at Martin's that Cheryl mentioned! Digital tricks and treats are always a hit! 🎃

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