# Pumpkin Life Cycle & Yummy Marshmallow Math

This week we’re learning about pumpkins.

First we read a book about pumpkins and then we watched a video (it’s a super cute video with accurate info and a song. My kids loved it!)

We also pretended we were pumpkin seeds growing into pumpkins, which was silly but memorable.

### Pumpkin Life Cycle Booklets

Afterwards, the kids made pumpkin life cycle booklets.  For the cover of the booklet they traced a circle onto construction paper, cut out, decorated, then added a green stem.

The inside of the booklet was easy, too. I gave them a piece of paper with a circle sectioned into quarters. I drew the life cycle on the white board (with the class’s help) and then they did the same on their own sheets.

### What Do Pumpkins Need?

If you’re looking for a “Pumpkins need…” sheet, just click the image below to see what I did last year.

### Spooky Math Estimation

During math we estimated how many marshmallows would fit onto 3 different sized ghosts.

Then we counted to check our estimate and wrote the number in tens and ones.

It was hard work but lots of fun!

A BIG thanks to Jill from Mrs. T’s First Grade. If you click HERE you can grab the sheet.