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Pumpkin Color Mixing Activity

What do you love about pumpkins? Pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin spice lattes? What pumpkin treat is your favorite? I am going to have to hands-down say pumpkin pie is my fave. I also love pumpkins for another reason (besides the delicious food it provides). I love pumpkins because they are the non-scary component of…

Pumpkin Hide-and-Seek

This will be your go-to activity this month! Pumpkin hide-and-seek is everything you need in your life right now- low prep, fun, and engaging (see: keeps the kids busy for a while 😉 ) In an attempt to use our pumpkins in lots of different ways this month, I came up with a fun twist…

All About Me Crafts for Preschoolers

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore Learning and am compensated for my work. I receive product free of charge, but all my thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Since the time he could identify colors, my youngest son was always very excited to tell people that he “has blue eyes…just like daddy!” Preschoolers…

Pumpkin Sink or Float Science

This post contains affiliate links Pumpkin, Pumpkin Everywhere! This year I have been finding opportunities to use real pumpkins in our preschool activities as often as possible.  There’s nothing like feeling the weight of a pumpkin and exploring all of its sensory elements to make learning engaging and fun! This pumpkin sink or float science…

Sorting parts of a pumpkin- a preschool investigation

Sorting Parts of a Pumpkin

When I find an activity that my kids enjoy, I reuse it over and over making slight adjustments for seasons and holidays. I mean, why reinvent the wheel? A while back we did a Sorting Parts of a Flower Activity that was perfect for my hands-on learners. It was an easy science activity that also…

Painting with Mini Pumpkins

What do you do with mini pumpkins? At the grocery store I came across these cute mini pumpkins. I usually pass them by and just go for the bigger, carvable pumpkins. I mean what are mini pumpkins for other than decor? Can you even carve them? I thought and thought and realized that at 2…

Magnetic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activity

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, will there be enough room? This was one of my kids’ first favorite books! We read it over and over, watched it on YouTube, and did activities based on it. They LOVE this book! Consequently, the book went into hiding in order for us to get a break and some different…