These cross-curricular activities help students develop key skills by studying one of this season's most celebrated crops.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
A thematic, interdisciplinary curricular unit that presents pumpkin-themed lesson plans in language arts, mathematics, and science
Take them off the front porch and put them to work in the classroom! Creative ways to use pumpkins in every subject.
Teach your students about the life cycle of pumpkins through shared reading of nonfiction books, as well as through observation.
The photographs in Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden are fantastic. Students enjoy learning about the life cycle of pumpkins, while viewing the vibrant photo illustrations.
Describes a lesson involving students' observance of pumpkins at their early stages of growth and during decomposition.
Pumpkin Crafts and Activities
Use pumpkins and other tasty round treats to teach your students how to calculate circumferences with Pumpkin Pi.
With this easy fall craft, young students explore what’s inside of pumpkins.
Using an unexpected material, students can create lovely pumpkin decorations. Pretty crafty!
In this project, students create a display of the stages of a pumpkin’s growth.
This lively display, perfect for autumn and October, takes only a few minutes to build.