The wagon ride to the pumpkin patch, have you ever been on one of those? I know we remember it fondly every time October rolls around. Pumpkins are such a classic fall theme and early childhood is an amazing time for fun pumpkins activities!
We picked out some of our favorite kindergarten and preschool pumpkin activities that turn basic learning concepts into awesome playful activities. Makes sure to check out all our fall or autumn STEM ideas.
BEST PUMPKIN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS THIS FALL!
These simple ideas will have you enjoying great Fall learning all season long. Easy to find supplies and inexpensive pumpkins make great opportunities for hands-on play and learning.
PRESCHOOL PUMPKIN ACTIVITIES
I like science and STEM ideas that are easy to set up, fun to do, and keep the attention of my busy little boy.
Click the links below to check out our best pumpkin activities for preschoolers and kindergarten to try this Fall. Find set up instructions, materials, tips, and play ideas!
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Simple kitchen chemistry experiment with a pumpkin!
Fun pumpkin activity for teaching math and fine motor activity for kindergarten or preschoolers.
Engineering and dramatic play inside a pumpkin!
Make a fairy house that lights up inside a white pumpkin. Every fairy house needs a fairy door. Pumpkin seeds add a fun dramatic play element to this kindergarten pumpkin activity.
Use a pumpkin for a car tunnel. Run hot wheels tracks or train tracks right through a pumpkin! Can you make a car fly through the pumpkin and land on the other side?
Let kids explore the inner workings of a pumpkin. A preschool pumpkin activity that makes great science and sensory play!
You don’t need a jack O’Lantern face to enjoy squishing pumpkin inside a sensory bag!
Kitchen science with Non-newtonian fluid. Give a classic experiment a pumpkin twist.
Another fun pumpkin activity for preschoolers or kindergarten.
Fun ways to incorporate math, science, and literacy with pumpkin play!
Taste see sensory play with real pumpkin. Great kitchen pantry sensory play recipe for preschool or kindergarten to have on hand any time of the year!
Last minute, good for preschool groups, simple fun! White pumpkins are perfect for decorating.
Get your kids exploring pumpkin themes and pumpkin science creatively with homemade pumpkin pie playdough. Use our easy pumpkin playdough recipe and check out the fun activity suggestions to encourage hands-on learning, fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition and more!
PLAYFUL PRESCHOOL PUMPKIN ACTIVITIES FOR FALL!
Also, check out these great book and STEM activities we have paired to go with our pumpkin theme.
Find even more pumpkin STEM activities right here.
Some pretty cool pumpkin science ideas right here!