Pumpkin Exploration – Preschool

Through a creative exploration of pumpkins, students gain a new understanding of this vegetable and all of its diverse uses. Students use a pumpkin seed activity to practice counting.

Need to Prepare

Pumpkin Exploration Supplies

  • 5 small to medium pumpkins per 20 students
  • Bowls for seeds
  • Knife to cut pumpkin (for adult use only)
  • Newspaper

Tasting Supplies

Several different foods made with pumpkins. (We recommend roasted pumpkin seeds and/or low-sugar pumpkin pie or muffins.) Small paper plates

Books to Read


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