Pumpkin Activities for a Classroom Theme Day

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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  1. This bundle of October resources will give you so many activities for all subjects to use throughout the month! All activities require very little to no-prep, so they are easy to just print and use immediately in the classroom. Cover important holidays and provide fall-themed pages without having
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Pumpkin-themed activities for an entire day (or more) of engaging lessons are all planned out for you with this fun product! Pumpkin activities for reading, writing, science and math are included. You can have a fun pumpkin day in the classroom focused on academics!

Your students will LOVE all the hands-on pumpkin activities. You will love having meaningful, academic activities AND an entire day of instruction planned out for you!

When to have a class pumpkin day? before fall break, instead of a fall/ Halloween class party, as a class reward, when you need a break from regular instruction


  • About this product directions/ suggestions for use
  • Teacher directions for each subject. Includes standards, materials, and how to
  • Pumpkin Day invitations for your students


Reading activities are included for whole group instruction, small group instruction, and reading centers. Directions included or use the materials to fit your classroom needs.

  • Pumpkins "are, can, have" brainstorming chart
  • Pumpkin Life Cycle diagram and text
  • Pumpkin Life Cycle wheel
  • Pumpkin Facts text with text-based questions
  • Pumpkin Life Cycle videos poster and viewing guide
  • Pumpkin books read-aloud poster
  • Pumpkin vocabulary mat activity


  • Pumpkin sentence writing page
  • Explanatory writing prompt


  • "Roll a Pumpkin" experiment in energy data page and directions
  • "How does a Pumpkin Roll?' text about energy, friction, mass, and distance
  • energy vocabulary graphic organizer
  • pumpkin graphing pages


  • Pumpkin Seed math-making equations using pumpkin seeds
  • Seed Multiplication-solving multiplication equations using pumpkin seeds
  • Seed Division-solving division equations using pumpkin seeds
  • A Trip the Pumpkin Patch-rounding game
  • Addition and subtraction word problems BOOM™ deck

Extra Pumpkin Activities

  • "Did you know?" pumpkin facts puzzle
  • pumpkin acrostic poem
  • pumpkin life cycle pumpkin puzzle cards
  • multiplication sentence search
  • Roll and Write a story-the pumpkin patch
  • plural nouns coloring page
  • addition and subtraction word problems worksheet

Although pages are set up to complete in one day, activities could be spread out over a day or week. Many extra pages included to allow for this.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Sun and Sea Teaching said, "This is such a robust resource with tons of great activities! I used a few for Halloween and will continue using them as Thanksgiving approaches!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Cheryl L said, "Loved this all the books and everything you need right at your fingertips. Thanks, I am buying the elf one next!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Madeline G said, "During the week before Fall break, I wanted something engaging for my students. This was a fun way to teach cross-curricular activities with a pumpkin! Very engaging and this resource provided opportunities for my entire day to fit our theme."


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Total Pages
67 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object. Assessment does not include quantitative measures of changes in the speed of an object or on any precise or quantitative definition of energy.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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