Five years ago I released one of my first Unit Studies on Pumpkins. Over the years it has remained one of my most trafficked posts every Fall. Even though it has been popular, I decided it needed some updating this year. In the last few years I have added some new types of printables to the site, so I decided to add a little bit of those in the unit study too.
My kids love pumpkins. All shapes and sizes. Every year they beg us for pumpkins to paint and every year we get them. Of course, they usually sit until they are rotten and I make a pact that I’m going to be better next year…but alas, it happens every time.
We usually get one large pumpkin to carve as a family and then they each get their own mini pumpkins to paint. We get cheap glitter glue sticks and they just go to town. They love decorating them and adding their favorite colors. Sometimes they get a little over-excited and it takes days for them to dry, but they love it and it’s a cheap way to add some fun!
This year, we will be working through this newly updated and expanded Pumpkin Unit Study with our three middle children. I cannot wait! This unit study is packed with so much learning and fun, it will keep us busy for several days!
Included in this pack:
- 44 pages of printables
- Language Arts
- Social Studies/Geography
- Visual Arts
- Emergent Readers (color & B/W)
- Montessori-Inspired Counting Cards
- Notebooking Pages
This pack is designed for PreK-5th grades, but can easily be adjusted for older or younger kids. For my older child, I simply ask him to do more with the notebooking pages and research on pumpkins, while my younger ones get to do some fun sensory bins as well as sit with us as we read through the Emergent Readers. And of course, everyone is involved in the “gutting” of the pumpkin!
Here are some fun Pumpkin Sensory Activities you can try with your little ones.
Pumpkin Patch Mud Pie Invitation to Play | Nerdy Mamma
How to Dye Pumpkin Seeds | From ABCs to ACTs
Easy Pumpkin Sensory Bin with Pumpkin Seeds | SmartE PartE
Pumpkin Cloud Dough | Elemeno-P Kids
Edible Pumpkin Pie Slime | The Soccer Mom Blog
Pumpkin Sensory Bag | Pre-K Pages
Pumpkin Boats Fall Sensory Play Idea | Frugal Fun for Boys & Girls
Pumpkin Bath | Busy Toddler
Pumpkin Scented Moon Sand | Parenting Chaos
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These are just some of our favorite books about pumpkins! We love reading them as we work through unit studies.
How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?The Berenstain Bears and the Prize PumpkinThe Biggest Pumpkin EverSplat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking PlanFrom Seed to PumpkinHow Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?The Roll-Away PumpkinToo Many PumpkinsThe Very Best PumpkinPumpkin Soup: A Picture BookBiscuit Visits the Pumpkin PatchThe Pumpkin Book
Free for a limited time only!
Because I believe in this unit study and love my readers so much and I want as many of you to have this unit study as possible…I am offering them FREE for a limited time! These worksheets FREE thru October 13, 2017 at 11:59pm EST. After that, they will be in the store for just $7.99.
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