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 to learn with pumpkins!
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 and 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 get supplies and inexpensive pumpkins make great opportunities for hands-on play and learning.
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 checkout our best kindergarten and preschool pumpkin activities to try this Fall. Find set up instructions , materials, tips, and play ideas!
Simple kitchen chemistry experiment with a pumpkin!
Fun Fall math and fine motor activity.
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.
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. It’s 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.
Fun ways to incorporate math, science, and literacy in pumpkin play!
Taste see sensory play with real pumpkin. Great kitchen pantry sensory play recipe to have on hand any time of the year!
Last minute, good for groups, simple fun! White pumpkins are perfect for decorating.
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!