These are some my favorite educational links for Pumpkins and Costumes.
Making costumes is advanced Montessori handwork. It's creative and fun!
Art Recipes has an easy face paint recipe .
Here are some educational ideas and practical life skills using pumpkins
Montessori Feel Box with Pumpkin Seeds
Paper Mâché Pumpkin
Lots and lots of Free Halloween Printouts !
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.