It’s fall! We all know what that means… Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin patching, and most important… Pumpkin activities in the classroom! I have over ten free pumpkin activities for grades kindergarten, first, and second to share with you today! The only thing better than them being pumpkin-themed is that they are free!
Pumpkin Math Activities
Independent Math Game from Missing Tooth Grins – Pumpkin Roll is a fun independent math game! Independent math games are a lot of fun for students to play as early finishers or a math center. Just add dice and students are ready to play!
Pumpkin Shape Activity from Crafty Curriculum – Engage your little learners with this fun pumpkin shape freebie! Students will trace each shape name, hunt for different shapes and place onto the shape mat, and use clothes pin clips to match up shapes!
Pumpkin Number Cards from A is for Apples – These pumpkin number cards are perfect for working on counting, number matching, and one-to-one correspondence! Students can play matching games to match the pumpkin numbers to the other pumpkin-themed counting cards.
Pumpkin Counting Activity from Joy In The Journey – This resource will give your students valuable counting and fine motor practice.
Pumpkin Reading Activities
Sight Word Game from The Primary Post – This Editable Sight Word Game is the perfect way to sneak in some sight word review while making it interactive and fun! A game board + 3 recording sheets are included in this free resource.
Lowercase Letters Alphabet Pumpkins from The Kinder Life – Identify lowercase letters with this fun pumpkin freebie! Using the colored pumpkin cards, students will find each lowercase letter and color the b/w pumpkin letter the matching color on their recording sheet.
Pumpkin Sight Word Recognition Center from The Connett Connection – Hide the cat behind the pumpkin and have students guess which pumpkin it is hiding behind by saying the sight word! Teachers are able to target sight words for students in individual, small group or whole group lessons.
Spookley The Square Pumpkin – After reading The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, students create their own square pumpkin. This craft booklet is a great way to get your students responding to the text in a fun way.
Pumpkin Science Activities
Pumpkin Life Cycle from Keeping My Kiddo Busy – Students will learn about the pumpkin life cycle with these picture cards. Students can practice putting the cards in order. A poster is also included showing students what pumpkins need in order to grow.
Parts of a Pumpkin Craft from A Sunny Day In First Grade – This cute little craft is a fun way to review the parts of a pumpkin! Your kids will create their own pumpkin and label all the parts.
I hope you enjoy these free pumpkin activities this fall!
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