Here are my favorite pumpkin activities for kindergarten and first grade. My students love hands-on science and math and pumpkins are one of their favorites. I also love to do shape books with my kiddos and this pumpkin shape book is full of activities that make it a great student keepsake.
Pumpkin shape book
Great student keepsake book including: page to illustrate favorite part of book, writing paper in various line sizes and write/draw page, describe a pumpkin, cut/paste or draw sequence of a pumpkin life-cycle, two different poems to illustrate, PUMPKIN acrostic poem page.
How Many Pumpkins Tall Am I?
Numbered pumpkins to put on wall for measuring student height, recording sheet
My Pumpkin, Inside and Out
Recording sheets for measuring, weighing, sink/float, exploring the insides of pumpkins, and sequencing the pumpkin life-cycle.
Label a Pumpkin
Diagram to label of the parts of a pumpkin (two levels of labeling sheets)
Fall Harvest Measuring
Colorful measuring mats to laminate, measure with pumpkin seeds (included pumpkin seed rulers) and recording sheets in two levels.
How to Carve a Pumpkin
First, next, then, last graphic organizer writing sheet
How We Eat Our Pumpkins
Students survey each other and record how they like to eat pumpkin. Includes ideas for pumpkin party.
Pumpkin Journal Writing Prompts
Pumpkin Recipes Sheet
List of favorite pumpkin books
End of unit award certificate