The full version of this product contains 34 pages of activities related to pumpkins. Activities include:
Paper Strip Pumpkin: students read and follow directions for creating a paper pumpkin craft
Pumpkin Facts: students read a page of pumpkin facts, then answer questions about the fact sheet. They then create a pumpkin pouch in which to store the facts
Sink or Float?: a science experiment to determine whether or not pumpkins will sink or float; includes experiment procedures and recording sheet/questions
Parts of a Pumpkin: students read a diagram detailing the exterior and interior parts of a pumpkin, then create a model of the pumpkin
My Book of Pumpkin Recipes: a 6 page recipe booklet; recipes are simple enough to be made in class; 2 recipes require an oven, 1 requires a microwave, and 2 require no heat source
No Two Pumpkins...: students use paint or markers to decorate a mini pumpkin, then complete a clue sheet describing their pumpkin
Life Cycle of a Pumpkin: contains 3 pages of full-color pumpkin life cycle photos - 9 photos in all, 2 pages of pocket chart labels, 3 pages of reproducible life cycle wheels, a 1 page reproducible sequencing worksheet, and a 4 page activity to create a 3D model of a pumpkin life cycle, including a test prep-type reading comprehension passage (the final part of this activity, "Pumpkin Life Cycle Worksheet and 3D Model Activity", is also available as a separate product in my TpT store.)
Measure a Pumpkin and How are They Related?: a printable recording sheet for students to complete when measuring various properties of a pumpkin including height, weight, and circumference; a 1 page printable instructional sheet to teach the math concept of correlations, a reproducible worksheet for students to complete to determine the possible correlations between pumpkin properties, and detailed teacher directions.
Answer keys are provided for those activities requiring one. These activities can be used as center activities, special day activities, or as a complete pumpkin theme. They work well as an introduction or follow-up to a trip to a pumpkin patch or farm, or as activities in the days before Halloween or Thanksgiving. by Rebecca Bettis.
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