15 Perfect Pumpkin Preschool Activities

Pumpkins are a classic part of fall and a great way to incorporate some seasonal fun into the classroom. There are so many fun and educational pumpkin activities for preschoolers that are sure to keep them engaged and learning. Here are 15 perfect pumpkin preschool activities for your little ones to enjoy.

1. Pumpkin Taste Test: Bring in a variety of pumpkin-flavored treats like pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin seeds. Have the children try each one and discuss the different flavors they experience.

2. Pumpkin Seed Counting: Have the children count the number of seeds in a pumpkin. This is a great way to work on counting and number recognition.

3. Pumpkin Math: Cut out several different sized pumpkins from construction paper. Have the children sort them by size, discussing large and small as they do so.

4. Pumpkin Matching: Cut out several different pumpkins from construction paper and write a number on each one. Have the children match the correct number of seeds to each pumpkin.

5. Pumpkin Colors: Provide the children with a selection of different colored pumpkins and have them sort them into the correct colors.

6. Pumpkin Painting: Give each child a small pumpkin and some non-toxic paint and let them explore their creativity.

7. Pumpkin Graphing: Have the children sort the pumpkins into categories such as size, color, and weight. Then have them graph the results of their sorting.

8. Pumpkin Life Cycle: Discuss the different stages of a pumpkin’s life cycle, such as a seed, sprout, vine, flower, and fruit.

9. Pumpkin Puzzles: Cut out several different pumpkins and have the children put them back together like a puzzle.

10. Pumpkin Seed Race: Have the children race to see who can pick up the most pumpkin seeds in a minute.

11. Pumpkin Weighing: Give the children several different pumpkins and have them weigh them with a scale.

12. Pumpkin Size Sorting: Have the children sort different sized pumpkin seeds into piles from small to large.

13. Pumpkin Tracking: Take the children out to a pumpkin patch to explore the different sizes, shapes, and colors of pumpkins.

14. Pumpkin Pie: Let the children mix up the ingredients for a pumpkin pie and then help you bake it.

15. Pumpkin Picking: Take the children to a local pumpkin patch and let them pick out their own pumpkins to take home.

These 15 perfect pumpkin preschool activities are sure to be a hit with your little ones. Not only are they fun, but they’re also educational, helping to teach the children about numbers, colors, and life cycles. So get out your pumpkins and get ready for some fall fun!

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