Pumpkin Party! {Fun and facts booklet about pumpkins & their life cycle}

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Did you know the biggest pumpkin in the world had a girth similar to the circumference of a VW beetle?? This 32 page ‘fun and facts’ Pumpkin-Party booklet is designed to accompany and add depth to your pumpkin growing experiences!


Please check out the preview for a closer look at the resources in this pack! Included in the Pumpkin Party booklet are:

• The life cycle of a pumpkin plant from seed to harvest
• Did you know the biggest pumpkin ever grown in the world had a girth similar to the circumference of a VW beetle? (Measuring challenge)
• Nutritional and health benefits of pumpkins
• Labelling the parts of a pumpkin
• Pumpkin is a fruit…..but normally treated as a vegetable unless you’re talking about PIE!
• Places to glue photos of your pumpkin experiences
• 10 pumpkin related challenges (How many ways can you enjoy eating pumpkin? Try pumpkin cooked in a way you’ve never tried before; collect some pumpkin seeds from your ripe pumpkin to save for the next growing season; use your imagination to decorate a pumpkin! You could use paint, glue, glitter, stickers, add a face etc.)
• Where does the tradition of jack-o-lanterns come from?
• Silly pumpkin jokes (Q: what do you use to mend a pumpkin? A: a pumpkin patch!)
• Coloring pages
• If you could turn a pumpkin into something (like Cinderella’s fairy godmother turned a pumpkin into her carriage!) what would it be?
• Pumpkin maze
• Add the vowels to complete these pumpkin words
• What colors can pumpkins be?
• Adjectives for pumpkins
• What’s your favourite way to eat pumpkin? (+ survey sheet and recipe recording sheet)
• Sketch a pumpkin flower
• Pumpkin facts – did you know that the name ‘pumpkin’ comes from the Greek word ‘pepon’ which means large melon?
• Pumpkin facts in numbers (how many seeds does the average pumpkin contain? Etc.)
• Mapping pumpkin facts around the world on a map
• Other members of the Cucurbitaceae family
• Take a photo of yourself removing the seeds from a pumpkin then add some descriptive words to describe the experience
• Pumpkin word find
• Pumpkin acrostic poem template
• Pumpkin growing diary – add a tiny weekly sketch of your pumpkin plant to record its growth
• Plus more…



Looking for other autumn/fall resources? You might want to have a peek at these!

Fall/Autumn Nature Booklet {A booklet of activities celebrating autumn}.
Tree Hugging {Activities celebrating trees & leaves through the seasons!}.
Seasonal Gardening Calendar Craftivity.


This resource is also included as part of these great value bundles:

Falling for Autumn BUNDLE! {Nature booklet, tree hugging & pumpkins}.
Get Growing Bundle! {Seeds, veggies, herbs, flowers, trees + more}.
VEGETABLE BUNDLE! {Seasonal gardening calendar, Vegetables, Pumpkins, Potatoes}.
Halloween Mega Bundle {Bats, Spiders, Blood Suckers, Owls & Pumpkins!}.


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