Halloween/Pumpkin Story And Activities

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love fall and pumpkin everything so I would like to share my pumpkin story and activities to do with your children at home or in a classroom.


These pumpkin accents, are amazing.  (use coupon code mamarohrer10) Check out my post on 32 ways to use these pumpkins or any other cutouts. I will not repeat any of the 32 activities so check out this link after you read this one.

The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin

  • Squared pumpkins snack. Graham cracker with orange icing
  • Pumpkin project. Glue orange squares on the big squared pumpkin
  • Square and cube observation
  • Pumpkin sink or float
  • Magic pumpkin seed sorting. Paint seeds different colors
  • The child will paint what shape and color pumpkin they want to make

I Like Pumpkins

  • Pumpkins on a vine. Use the front of child’s knuckles and add the green vine
  • Make pumpkin seed to eat
  • Plant pumpkin seeds
  • Paint real pumpkins
  • Tasting pumpkin pie
  • Make a Scarecrow (Dance to “There was an old lady that wasn’t afraid of anything”)

Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan

  • Sizing pumpkins
  • Weighing and measuring pumpkins
  • Pin the smile on the pumpkin
  • Jack-o’-lantern magnet face
  • Pumpkin teeth (roll the dice and add the teeth in the pumpkin smile)
  • Pumpkin bowling

Sixteen Runaway Pumpkins

  • Rolling pumpkins to a partner
  • Count by twos
  • Explore inside of pumpkins
  • Pumpkin smash
  • Pumpkin spice play dough
  • Paper bag pumpkin (crumble newspaper inside small brown bags and paint the outside, adding green pipe cleaner for vines)

Halloween activities

Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever! (perfect for a Halloween party)

  • Decorate mini pumpkins for the classroom pumpkin patch
  • Dress up
  • Mask making using a paper plate
  • Bobbin for apples (in the home only, don’t want to spread germs)
  • Dance the monster mash
  • Toss the candy in the pumpkin bucket
  • Catch the ghost (use a white balloon add a spooky face and let the air out the kids will try to catch it)

My kids love doing these Halloween activities. They have a blast, and you will too. If you have any questions let me know. I also have a fun Fall bingo sight word game you would love here!

pumpkin theme

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7 Replies to “Halloween/Pumpkin Story And Activities”

  1. This sounds so fun!! I love fall and pumpkin 🎃 everything too! I used to look forward to my son’s spirit week this time of yr at school. This a fun way for us to feel that way again!

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