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Fun Pumpkin Activities for Preschool

Include all things pumpkin in your lesson plans this Fall. These pumpkin preschool activities are a great way for young children in a preschool classroom or at home to have so much fun learning and exploring.   Pumpkin Themed Math Activities   Buy plastic little pumpkins at the grocery store to work on counting, number …

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Ideas for Storybook Pumpkins for Kids

Want a no carve pumpkin decorating idea or does your school have a contest for Storybook Pumpkins? Here’s a collection of amazing ideas to get your creative juices flowing. What is a Storybook Pumpkin Contest? This time of year, school libraries in the elementary school and middle school of our distract have a storybook pumpkin …

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Matching Pumpkins

 N (22 months) and I worked on matching pumpkins from Confessions of a Homeschooler’s Pumpkin Preschool Printables.   I started with 2 pumpkins for her to match and then we worked our way up to 4 pumpkins. If your toddler isn’t ready for matching the pumpkin halves, put the pumpkins in a row (without cutting them) …

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Mini Plastic Pumpkin Activities

Here are several mini plastic pumpkin activities that you can prepare for your toddler or preschooler! Yesterday we counted straws into these plastic pumpkins. During this activity I couldn’t help but wonder what else you could do with these little plastic pumpkins. Use the same format as pictured above but with rhyming words, word families, syllables, beginning/middle/end sounds, or money. The …

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Pumpkin Dice Game (printable)

This free, printable Pumpkin Dice game is great for counting, number identification, and one to one correspondence.     Materials: 2 dice counters to cover the pumpkins (blocks, cheerios, pumpkin candies, etc.) pumpkin dice game game board   How to Play: Roll 2 dice. Add the numbers together and cover the pumpkin that shows the …

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5 Little Pumpkins – Resources

5 Little Pumpkins is our favorite Fall rhyme!  Five Little Pumpkins Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate. The first one said, “Oh, my it’s getting late!” The second one said, “There are witches in the air.” The third one said, “But we don’t care.” The fourth one said, “Let’s run, let’s run!” The fifth …

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Baby Activity – Pumpkin Songs

Here are Pumpkin songs that B loved as a toddler. Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pumpkin, pumpkin Sitting on the wall. (Child sits on the floor.) Pumpkin, pumpkin Tip and fall. (Child tips and falls over.) Pumpkin, pumpkin Rolling down the street. (Child rolls on the floor.) Pumpkin, pumpkin Trick – or – Treat.   Pumpkin Play (tune: If …

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