Pumpkin Activity Packet


Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 21 playful pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching kids alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, beginning addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. They’re perfect for preschool and kindergarten!

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Pumpkin Activity Packet

Literacy Activities

Inside the pack, you’ll find three little reader versions of the classic children’s rhyme “Five Little Pumpkins”: one in color with silly faces, a second color copy without faces, and a black and white book.

3 versions of the 5 Little Pumpkins little readers for easy printing

Practice writing the letters P, S and T with a batch of pumpkin-themed handwriting activity sheets.

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And then play a round of Pumpkin Roll.  It’s EDITABLE so you can type in any alphabet letters or sight words under the sun!

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And speaking of EDITABLE, the Pumpkin Hunt game is too so you can practice letters, sight words, classmates’ names… anything! It’s a fun activity to use as a literacy center or word work station.

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Make sight words (or letters or numbers…) magically appear.


Then have kids practice following written directions with a glyph. These make an adorable class bulletin board.

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Write a couple of no prep story starters too!

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Math Games

Also included in the Pumpkin Activity Pack are a batch of motivating games teaching important math skills. First up are a set of write and wipe draw more cards that build number recognition and counting on.

Draw more pumpkins!

Kids work on reading and comparing numbers with a fun coloring sheet.

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They practice naming and comparing 2-dimensional shapes with Spin and Color.

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Pumpkin fans draw the numbers 1-10 on ten frames.


Or, for a challenge, they begin adding to ten by drawing in the missing pumpkins!

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And that’s just the beginning! There’s an addition cover up game, a batch of shape clip cards and pumpkin ten frames too!


To help kids understand the science behind pumpkins, the pack includes a cut and paste sequencing activity,

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And a playful pumpkin shaped life cycle foldable.

Pumpkin life cycle craftivity

They’ll make a life cycle hat, finish a Pumpkins Are… brainstorm and complete a foldable journal too!

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  1. Thanks for this! I have a newish reader in my house and I’m sure this will be a huge hit – poetry and reading combined with his favourite holiday!

    1. The book is perfect for “newish readers”! I hope your child enjoys chanting along with it as much as my son has been. 🙂

  2. We love this song too! What a great mini book-my daughter will enjoy this 🙂

    1. Hooray! I’m excited that another 5 Little Pumpkins fan will be enjoying the mini-book. 🙂

  3. Hi there! Stopping by from the Kid Lit Blog Hop 🙂 What a great way to motivate little ones to read! Thanks for sharing!

  4. How cute! The video was a great idea, and I love the book. I’ll definitely download it for my little one to share with his cousins. Thanks for participating in the Kid Lit Blog Hop!

  5. Wow! That little book looks so great and your video is really cute too. My kids loved the 5 Little Pumpkins when they were little themselves. They’ve now graduated to zombies and such! You can see what I mean from our latest book review! lol

    Thanks so much for linking in to the Kid Lit Blog Hop. I’m so glad we connected and I’m now following you via email, and all the other ways too! Hope to see you again and I look forward to your posts.
    Cheers! 🙂

    1. Thanks Britney! I love the name of your blog by the way. That’s my husband’s name too. 🙂

  6. Hmmm…the link doesn’t seem to be working at the bottom. Any suggestions?


  7. I love these; how perfect for Big Brother! Thanks for sharing! You are a featured favorite this week on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! Thanks for sharing this last week, we can’t wait to see what you’ll share this week! Have a great weekend!
    Mackenzie 🙂

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