This week’s theme is pumpkins. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during COVID-19 and beyond.
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie follows Apples for Everyone in the Picture the Seasons series. This beautifully photographed picture book about everybody’s favorite fall treat is sure to please kids both young and old. The glossy, festive images and lively text are sure to get your family in the mood to celebrate the season
In this short story, a young boy named Jamie decides he wants to grow a pumpkin… so that’s exactly what he does. Readers will learn about the lifecycle of this celebratory vegetable, growing from just a tiny seed into a large, plump pumpkin that will undoubtedly make a great, festive jack-o-lantern!
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.
- Pumpkin Exploration – Preschool (quick view as .pdf)