These activities are a perfect companion to From Seed to Pumpkin or any other pumpkin book/unit.
Students will learn about the parts of a pumpkin, the life cycle of a pumpkin, characteristics of a pumpkin, and how to carve a pumpkin. They will even complete activities for a Pumpkin Patch Field Trip, with a link to a virtual field trip for any who can't make it to a real pumpkin patch!
Activities involve sequencing, sorting, describing, labeling, and more!
Included in this packet:
Pumpkins CAN, HAVE, ARE Graphic Organizer
A Pumpkin Is... Bubble Map
Parts of a Pumpkin Diagram with Labels
The Life Cycle of a Pumpkin:
-full page life cycle with labels
-Life Cycle Mini Book: one page per stage of the pumpkin's life cycle, with pictures that students can color. Last page includes pumpkin life cycle and labels.
-Interactive Life Cycle Activities with REAL photographs: This activity includes REAL photographs of each stage in the pumpkins life cycle. Students will put the stages in order and connect with arrows to show the life cycle. This is a GREAT center activity, and can be used with the full page life cycle labeling activity.
Word Wall Cards: one word wall card (word and picture) for each of the stages in a pumpkin's life cycle
Virtual OR Real Pumpkin Patch Field Trip Experience:
-Link to virtual pumpkin patch field trip (on YouTube)
-Pumpkin Patch Scavenger Hunt (can be used with virtual or real field trip)
What I Saw at the Pumpkin Patch drawing activity
How to Carve a Pumpkin:
-Interactive sequencing cards with each step plus sequencing words
Writing response page to use with interactive activity