25 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Activities for ages 3 to 6.

Tis’ the season for all things orange. There are so many fun pumpkin activities and we were excited to pass along our favorites from across the web. This fall-themed roundup includes math, science, literacy and craft projects kids will love.

25 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for KidsHave a favorite pumpkin activity to add to the list? Share in the comments below.

Math Activities

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Count and clip pumpkin cards.

Read and color pumpkin ten frames.

Play an active shape game.

Make a math fact pumpkin.

Practice sorting and categorizing with a sticky pumpkin color sort.

Play a simple pumpkin seed counting game.

Work on matching with a free printable matching game.

Measure how many pumpkins tall kids are.

Literacy Activities

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Do an ooey gooey beginning sound hunt.

Hop around an ABC pumpkin patch.

Build kids’ fine motor skills with paper clip vines.

Cut an adorable DIY name puzzle.

Practice upper and lowercase pairing with a matching game.

Brainstorm a list of pumpkin adjectives.

Science Activities

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Make a bubbling boo bomb.

Fill a Ziploc with pumpkin guts.

Whip up a quick and easy pumpkin-cano.

Make pumpkins magically dissolve.

Mix a batch of pumpkin oobleck.

Craft Projects

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Make some easy bottle cap pumpkins.

Grab some glue, yarn and balloons to make yarn pumpkins.

Cut out a reuseable felt jack-o-lantern.

Bend an empty paper towel roll into a pumpkin start stamping.

If your child’s a big LEGO fan, get crafty with a LEGO stamped pumpkin.

Create silly jack-o-lantern collages.


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Set up a fun round of pumpkin bowling.

Try pumpkin chucking.

Put together an easy pumpkin ring toss.

Make a poke a pumpkin board and let kids test their luck.

Find More

For more pumpkin-themed fun, check out our 5 Little Pumpkins Activity Pack filled with math, literacy and dramatic play activities kids love.

5 Little Pumpkin Activity Pack

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  1. Sandi

    What a wonderful collection of pumpkin fun and learning. Thanks for including our pumpkin measuring activities.



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