Friday, October 6, 2017

Pumpkins Theme







Pumpkins Theme


Talk: Show pumpkins- ask about color? Show a couple options for size?-Today we are going to take a look in our stories about pumpkins and how they grow.






Read: Books-


Pumpkin Day By Candice Ransom
It's Pumpkin Time By Zoe Hall

Pumply dumply pumpkin By Mary Serfozo

Pumpkin, Pumpkin By Jeanne Titherington
Too Many Pumpkins By Linda White
Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden By George Levenson 
Pumpkin Day By Nancy Elzabeth Wallace 
From Seed to Pumpkin By Wendy Pfeffer 
Seed, sprout, pumpkin, pie By Jill Esbaum
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin By Margaret McNamara
Pinkalicious and the pink pumpkin By Victoria Kann
Pumpkins By Ken Robbins
I like Pumpkins By Jerry Smath 
SING:
The Pumpkins Are Here - sung to "The Farmer in the Dell"
The pumpkins are here, the pumpkins are there.
The pumpkins, the pumpkins are everywhere.

The pumpkins are up, the pumpkins are down.
The pumpkins, the pumpkins are all around.

The pumpkins are in, the pumpkins are out.
The pumpkins, the pumpkins are all about.

The pumpkins are low, the pumpkins are high.
The pumpkins, the pumpkins all say good-bye!

~Submitted by Cheryl's Sweethearts ChildCare 

Pumpkin song - sung to "I'm a Little Teapot"
I'm a little pumpkin Orange and round.
Here is my stem,
There is the ground.
When I get all cut up,
Don't you shout!
Just open me up
And scoop me out!

~Submitted by Cheryl's Sweethearts ChildCare 

I'm a Little Pumpkin
~ adapted by KidsSoup
(Tune: I'm a Little Teapot)
I'm a little pumpkin,
orange and round.
I grow on a vine
from a seed in the ground.
When I get all grown up,
give me a face.
Put me outside,
in a very safe place.

Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater
Peter, Peter, pumpkin eater,
Had a wife but couldn't keep her,
Put her in a pumpkin shell,
And there he kept her very well.

Pumpkins
Pumpkin large
Pumpkin small
Pumpkin short
Pumpkin tall
Pumpkin orange
Pumpkin green
All are ready for Halloween!
 Rhymes Credit: Kidsoup



PLAY/ ACTIVITIES 
 

 
CRAFT: Pumpkin 5 senses worksheet & Pumpkin coloring sheet for the tables

They kids can pick a pumpkin  to use for the 5 senses activity sheet (i used the small gourd type pumpkins)
Also, use a separate  pie pumpkin with top cut off to use for what does it feel inside like on the top. for follow the mess free pumpkin gut link above to create baggies with pumpkin guts.


The taste option on the handout I skipped- But you could talk about things made from pumpkin- bread, pie, cookies etc. You could also let them taste something made with pumpkin.

What's inside a pumpkin paper plate craft  

Torn Paper Pumpkin Craft 

Simple Pipe Cleaner Beaded Pumpkins 

Pom-pom pumpkin patch printable


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