Differentiated Pumpkin Patch Counting & Skip Counting Practice

Pumpkin patches are so much fun! The games, the food, the learning. Yep, I said learning. There are so many things that your students can learn at the pumpkin patch. And the best part is, you don’t have to make a daily trip to the actual patch to have some of the fun. You can […]

Pumpkin Science Experiments & STEM Challenges

pumpkin science experiments & STEM activities

After visiting the pumpkin farm (one of my favorite field trips!) and bringing back loads of pumpkins, I like to harness my students’ excitement about them by planning lots of fun, engaging pumpkin science activities. Prior to visiting the pumpkin farm, we learned about the life cycle of a pumpkin with activities, games, & interactive […]

How to Make the Pumpkin Life Cycle Meaningful & Fun for Students

orange pumpkin - life cycle of a pumpkin

Grow Your Own Pumpkin and/or Use Real Photos Real life and hands-on experiences are some of the best ways to teach concepts, therefore growing your own pumpkins and documenting each stage is a great way for students to learn and remember the life cycle of a pumpkin because they actually experience it and help grow […]

Letter & Letter Sound Match in the Pumpkin Patch (Print & Digital)

pumpkin patch letter match with QR code

I love creating seasonal centers and activities for festive and fun learning since young students are very motivated by seasonal and holiday materials. I was in need of a fun way to assess my students’ letter and letter sound knowledge and since my students’ were very excited about visiting the pumpkin patch later in the […]