Monday, October 11, 2010
A Plethora of Pumpkins
Toilet Paper Pumpkins- what better way to dress up the bathroom for fall than these fun pumpkins
Paper Bag Pumpkin- watch and see as we transform a brown paper bag into a bright orange pumpkin
5 Pumpkins on the Fence- we'll glue paper pumpkins up on a popsicle stick fence
Pumpkin Patch- our dot dabbers will help us make a patch full of round pumpkins
Lifecycle of a Pumpkin Sequencing- Eva will learn about how pumpkins start out as seeds and grow to full-size
Felt Board Pumpkin- using felt pieces, Eva will be able to make various jack-o-lantern faces
Pumpkin Matching Game- this game will allow Eva to practice matching upper case and lower case letters
Pumpkin Memory Game- Eva's October issue of High Five had a fun little jack-o-lantern game we'll be playing this week
Pumpkin Sort- our mini pumpkins will come in handy for this activity
Pompom Pumpkins- Eva will work on her fine motor skills as she pinches pompoms to place in a pumpkin ice cube tray
Pumpkin Seed Counting- how many seeds will go in each pumpkin?
Pumpkin Patch- we'll take a trip to the local patch to pick the perfect pumpkin and we'll also use some of our own pumpkin decorations to make an indoor patch
Pumpkin Pie Playdough- we'll make a new batch of playdough to carry us through October and November
Pumpkin Tortillas- check out these tasty treats!
Pumpkin Cookies- we'll bake some yummy cookies using pureed pumpkin
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds- no explanation needed for these!
Poems and Songs
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Big and Round
10 Little Pumpkins