We read this book before carving our pumpkin and storing some of it to watch decay.
Some great life cycle of a pumpkin sequencing cards can be found at:
We cut open a small pumpkin and added soil and water to see if the seeds would grow. Look - our first little sprout!
Three months later...the same pumpkin plant growing outside our window:
April update: Flowers!
How many things can you do with a tiny pumpkin? Ours started in a large guessing jar, then we weighed them to see if they weighed more or less than a pencil, an apple, a book, etc. Finally, at our class Halloween party, we each decorated one and used them as table decorations.
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