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9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids

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Fall is approaching us faster than we know. Some of our neighbors have put up pumpkin decorations in the yard already. I think it is time to start thinking about some pumpkin themed activities for kids too. Have you ever tried science studies with pumpkins? There are actually so many science activities you can do with pumpkins.

9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids

9 Pumpkins science activities for kids -- great fall STEM activities for school science class, homeschool, or after school projects.
Learn life cycle of the pumpkin

Explore the inside of the pumpkins and learn each part of the pumpkins

Observe a rotting pumpkin and learn why it happens

Learn the science of preserving a pumpkin

Pumpkin-cano creates a volcano out of the pumpkin. It is fun for kids and easy for parents

Set a science hypothesis – will the pumpkins float in the water? Why?

Measure the weight and circumference of several pumpkins and order them from lightest to heaviest. How are the circumference and weight correlated?

Plant pumpkin seeds inside a pumpkin, see how it grows

Explore the 5 senses with pumpkins

Do you have any cool science ideas with pumpkins?

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Looking for more fall themed activities for kids? Check out 10 Apple Themed Learning Activities for Kids and More than 70 Autumn Science Activities for Kids.
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For more Apple and Pumpkin Activities, please visit:
Corn Kernel Fall Tree Craft from Play Dough & Popsicles
Kids in the Kitchen: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins from Crafty Mama in ME
Learning About Pumpkins {Free Printables Round Up} from Faith and Good Works
Books about Pumpkins for Kids from CraftCreateCalm
Pumpkin Recipes for Kids from FrogMom
Apple Tree Counting Mat from Look! We’re Learning!
Harvest Theme Word Search from Tales of Education at Home
Board Books About Apples and Pumpkins for Toddlers from The Jenny Evolution
Pumpkin Science Activities from iGameMom
Apple Read and Play from My Storytime Corner
Pumpkin Preschool Printables from Living life and learning
Pumpkin Patch Alphabet Match from Schooling a Monkey
Apple Sight Word Game from Books and Giggles
Challenge Math – Apple Theme from Planet Smarty Pants

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