Endless learning possibilities through these teeny pumpkins!

October 4, 2018

 

 

These little gems of nature have so many possibilities in the classroom or the home!

We've been using them for years to explore a huge range of learning opportunities - they are engaging and perfect for smaller maths, counting, literacy, sensory and small world activities.

 

I've compiled a list for you to see for yourself, the marvel of these Halloween and Autumn-themed little wonders!

 

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The Imagination Tree has the perfect Halloween fine motor activity! Set out your funky fingers invitation to play with bands and mini pumpkins!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.gluedtomycraftsblog.com/2013/10/toddler-fun-pumpkin-painting-craft.html

 

Toddler fun pumpkin painting! Perfect for little hands and much more sensible than a class pack of large pumpkins!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incorporate some of the mini pumpkins with some other, larger pumpkins and squashes, leaving out scales and tape measures as a fantastic invitation to play!

 

https://www.prekinders.com/mini-pumpkin-math/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head over to Crystal and Comp to get inspiration for a delightful pumpkin hunt!

The mini pumpkins are perfect for an Autumnal treasure hunt!

 

https://crystalandcomp.com/activities-for-kids-pumpkin-hunt/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over at www.parents.com, they have some wonderful ideas for some 3D sculptures, including spiders and even an ant!

 

https://www.parents.com/holiday/halloween/crafts/cute-pumpkin-critters/?rb=Y#page=10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The possibilities for Autumn sensory tables are pretty endless!

 

 

http://www.momto2poshlildivas.com/2012/10/fall-themed-sensory-table-in-preschool.html?m=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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