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. And if you’re looking for more, join The Plato Pack and get access to all of our math and literacy centers, STEM challenges, digital games and more!
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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
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