How Does a Pumpkin Grow?
We went to the pumpkin patch to find out!
We love it when our alumni come to visit!
We planted some pumpkin seeds to watch them grow
You can find these great cards at Montessori For Everyone.
We made these pumpkin sequencing cards using images from Google.
What’s Inside a Pumpkin?
These “Parts of a Pumpkin” cards are from Montessori Printshop.
Draw a face on a pumpkin
Can’t wipe it off? Let’s scrub it!
All 3 year olds LOVE washing activities!
Washed gourds on display
Pumpkin Hammering! Inspired by My Montessori Journey (closed blog). We use real roofing nails. This is a very popular activity. Who doesn’t like to hammer? The density of the pumpkin is just right for little hands to get the nails in. We also recommend cutting the pumpkin in half to prepare it for the children.
And here’s a pumpkin torn paper collage to round things off 🙂
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Seemi holds a Master's degree in education, and an AMS Early Childhood credential. She has twenty years of experience in Montessori as a teacher, school administrator, and school owner. She is the founder of TrilliumMontessori.org.