Preschool Pumpkins Activities



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Pumpkin Patch
Submitted by Lisa
Create a pumpkin patch in your dramatic play area. Have pumpkins, hay, wagons, etc. You can also create a store area where children can pretend to buy pumpkins from the pumpkin patch.
Pumpkin Snack
Submitted by Lori
Have cookies, vanilla wafers, english muffins, bunt cakes (two on top of each other), or rice crispy treats decorated as pumpkins. To decorate use frosting, cream cheese, or use food coloring when you make it. To add a face to the pumpkin you could use licorice for a mouth, raisins or M&M's for eyes, and gumdrops for a stem.
Pumpkin Pie Playdough
Submitted by Cindy
What You Need:
  • 5 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Cups Salt
  • 8 teaspoon cream of tatar
  • 3/4 Cups Oil
  • 1 (1 1/2 ounces) container pumpkin pie spice
  • Orange Food Coloring (2 parts yellow, 1 part red)
  • 4 Cups Water
What You Do:
  1. Mix all ingredients together
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until all lumps disappear.
  3. Knead the dough on a floured surface until it is smooth.
  4. Store in airtight container.
Pumpkin Snack
Submitted by Cindy
Pumpkins seeds: spray pan with cooking spray, encourage children to help place a thin layer of seeds on the pan. Bake until toasted and have has snack.