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5 Fun Pumpkin Lessons For Kids
Seasons, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

5 Fun Pumpkin Lessons For Kids

Pumpkins are arguably the most iconic symbol of the Fall season.  Even better, pumpkins are widely available in stores and homes.  They are awesome when used in decor, recipes and halloween carving fun.  This makes them a perfect object to incorporate into our lessons.  Continue reading below for 5 fun pumpkin lessons for kids! 1. Scientific Procedure First things first, if you have an untouched pumpkin, then you have the perfect object for a scientific investigation.  Students can be introduced to the idea of a hypothesis in which they can take guesses as to what is inside the pumpkin.  For example: “I think the pumpkin will have seeds inside of it, because most things that grow fromContinue reading

Science, Seasons, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

Fall Inspired Science Lessons

  Each new season brings about features that are perfect for scientific investigation and inquiry.  Fall is no exception. Here are some fall inspired science lessons that will have your students summoning the scientific process like pros! Life Cycles Use pumpkins (or another Fall fruit/plant) as a way to talk about a plant’s life cycle!  First, discuss the journey of a seed, germination, sprouting and more!  Here are some diagram ideas that students can create: After much discussion, have your students see a plant come to life before their eyes!  Open a pumpkin, leave the seeds inside, add soil and water.  Have students track the plant’s growth and keep a journal with their observations. Science Investigators PartContinue reading