Pumpkin Activities for a Theme Day | Pumpkin Science | Pumpkin Math & Reading

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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
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (l). Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving masses or volumes that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as a beaker with a measurement scale) to represent the problem.
Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.


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