Tis’ the season for all things orange! There are SO MANY super fun pumpkin activities and we’re excited to pass along our favorites from across the web.
This fall-themed roundup includes pumpkin-themed math, literacy and science projects your kids will LOVE. If you’re looking for more, hop over to become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all of the tools, strategies and support you need to reach ALL of your learners.
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Pumpkin Math Activities
Read and color pumpkin ten frames.
Practice counting and skip counting with a playful set of number puzzles. // The STEM Laboratory
Use your mini erasers to spin and count pumpkins!
Match pumpkin shapes!
Tackle those tricky teen numbers. // The STEM Laboratory
Play an active shape game. // Toddler Approved
Work on matching with a free printable matching game. // Mama Miss
Build kids’ number concept with a batch of pumpkin playdough mats. // The Kindergarten Connection
And grab some clothespins and practice addition. // The Kindergarten Connection
Pumpkin Literacy Activities
Focus on those tricky vowel sounds with a pumpkin patch short vowel sort.
Print a motivating batch of CVC puzzles!
Practice writing sight words in a pumpkin salt tray.
Work on rhymes with a batch of pumpkin-themed puzzles. // The Kindergarten Connection
Cut an adorable DIY name puzzle. // How Wee Learn
And then flip and color alphabet letters! // The Kindergarten Connection
Pumpkin Science Activities
Make a bubbling pumpkin volcano. // The STEM Laboratory
Learn about changing states of matter by making a pumpkin magically appear!
Build engineering skills with toothpicks and candy pumpkins. // The STEM Laboratory
Complete pumpkin investigations! // The STEM Laboratory
Make a bubbling boo bomb. // Growing a Jeweled Rose
Make pumpkins magically dissolve. // Lemon Lime Adventure
Mix a batch of pumpkin oobleck. // Inspiration Laboratories