These adorable 5 Little Pumpkins activities are perfect for fall! Developing memorization skills and learning to sing along to familiar songs and chants are important in preschool. Learning to recognize rhyming words is also an important early childhood skill. Plus, singing along to the 5 Little Pumpkins rhyme is a lot of fun for kids! These activities are excellent to do as you learn the Five Little Pumpkins rhyme as part of your fall theme or pumpkin theme activities throughout autumn.
Not familiar with the 5 Little Pumpkins rhyme? No worries!
There are quite a few books and videos you can check out to see why it’s such a popular rhyme.
You can also adjust the words to be more fall oriented or more Halloween oriented, depending on your personal preference.
Five Little Pumpkins Books
5 Little Pumpkins Activities
STEM Inspired Five Little Pumpkins Activities
This 5 Little Pumpkins STEM Challenge uses real pumpkins and an adorable classic children’s book to help your children harness their creativity while they build, design, and invent.
You only need construction paper and glue for this adorable Five Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate Math Craft for Kindergarten. This activity will allow your kids to have fun crafting while also learning math.
This super cute Storytime STEAM with 5 Little Pumpkins activity is sure to be a hit with the kiddos! You will be able to challenge your children’s problem-solving skills while they get to create their own solutions.
Building a little fence for pumpkins is the main idea of this 5 Little Pumpkins STEM Challenge. This activity allows your kids to get creative while coming up with their very own fence building ideas.
Five Little Pumpkins Sensory Play
This 5 Little Pumpkins Halloween Sensory Bin will allow your kids to develop their fine motor and oral language skills while they enjoy retelling a fun little rhyme.
This adorable Five Little Pumpkins Sensory Bin will have your children ready to explore all of the fun textures and colors of Halloween.
You can recycle the k-cups from your morning coffee to make this cute 5 Little Pumpkins Sensory Bin. With just a pit of paint, you can transform the recycled k-cups into adorable pumpkins that your kids are sure to love.
With this Five Little Pumpkins: Playdough Play Retelling Activity, your children will get to combine their love of Playdough play with a favorite classic Halloween story.
Crafts to go along with 5 Little Pumpkins
Your kids can save the sticks from their beloved popsicles to make this Five Little Pumpkins Craft Kids Will Love. They will have fun creating the popsicle stick fence and cutting out the pumpkins.
These adorable Five Little Pumpkins Puppets for Kids will be so much fun for your kids to create. They are sure to love gluing googly eyes onto the pumpkins.
This Five Little Pumpkins on the Gate Number Activity and Craft will allow your little ones to be creative while also learning their numbers and the Five Little Pumpkins Song.
Your kids are sure to love this cute 5 Little Pumpkins Flap Book Craft and Free Template as it will allow them to let their creativity run wild while harnessing their love for singing.
This 5 Little Pumpkins Game will let your little ones enjoy coloring pumpkins on filled paper bags. They can then expel some of their extra energy while knocking them down.
Little ones seem to always love to snack, so they are sure to enjoy this Five Little Pumpkins Snack Activity. From the pretzel fences to the green pepper stems, your kids will have so much fun devouring this Halloween treat.
This super fun Five Little Pumpkins Fine Motor Activity will allow your children to improve their fine motor skills buy gluing small pieces together and have fun with finger play.
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PRINTABLE PUMPKIN THEME LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
Teach kids about real pumpkins and use this theme to teach many math and literacy skills as well. Use this pumpkin theme as you get close to Halloween, for the letter P, or as part of a larger fall unit. Watch this short video to see just a few examples of the types of activities and printables included in this set:
The full Pumpkin Theme Lesson Plan Pack also includes:
- Pumpkin Number Cards
- Pumpkin Life Cycle Poster
- Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing Activity
- Uppercase Pumpkin Letter Cards
- Lowercase Pumpkin Seed Letter Cards
- Pumpkin Pie 5 Senses Recording Sheet
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