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Pumpkin Fun

These are some my favorite educational links for Pumpkins and Costumes.

Making costumes is advanced Montessori handwork. It's creative and fun! 

Homemade Halloween Costumes 

Art Recipes has an easy face paint recipe and how to links.


Here are some educational ideas and practical life skills using pumpkins 

Pumpkin Life Cycle and Activities  

Patterns and Templates for Jack-O -Lantern Pumpkins

Practical Life Lessons and Activities

Montessori Feel Box with Pumpkin Seeds 


Paper Mache Pumpkin 

Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Great Pumpkins 

Animal Mask Printouts 

Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing Cards 

Pumpkin Life Cycle Printout & Lessons

Lots and lots of Free Halloween Printouts

Carving Ideas 

Life Cycle of a Pumpkin-check out Montessori for Everybody for this great resource. Click on culture materials to find the printout.


Practical Life Ideas include washing a small pumpkin with a toothbrush and water and drying it with a small towel, hammering golf tees with a wooden hammer or mallet into a large pumpkin and spooning dry pumpkin seeds from one bowl to another.


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