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October Pumpkin Activities, Crafts, Worksheets and more!

Can you believe it is October already? Whether this month snuck up on you or you have some fun plans already in the works – we have LOTs of fun ideas to add to your plans. From pumpkin crafts and halloween crafts to pumpkin activities and halloween activities. We also have lots of pumpkin worksheets, halloween games, pumpkin science experiments, and halloween science experiments too! These October activities for kids are perfect for all ages from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grad,e and 6th graders too.

Can you believe it is October already? Whether this month snuck up on you or you have some fun plans already in the works - we have LOTs of fun ideas to add to your plans. From pumpkin crafts and halloween crafts to pumpkin activities and halloween activities. We also have lots of pumpkin worksheets, halloween games, pumpkin science experiments, and halloween science experiments too! These October activities for kids are perfect for all ages from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grad,e and 6th graders too.

October Activities

Get ready for an outrageously fun and educational month with these October craft ideas, pumpkin science, harvest printables and more! We have enough pumpkin activities for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 3, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 to fill a whole month! Start out with the pumpkin printables to practice pumpkin math including counting, addition, multiplication, order of opperation and more. Then pratice letters with our hands-on pumpkin activities for kindergarten that work on letter recognition, creative writing prompts and more. Plus, don’t miss our halloween science filled with exploding pumpkins, floating ghosts, potions, candy projects, and more.

iThis super cute, simple pumpkin craft for kids is sure to be a hit with your children. Simply print the free printable pumkin craft template and hole punch paint swatch samples to create a truly beautiful fall craft for preschool, pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders. Not only does this autumn craft have a rich, deep color, but it is great for strengthening hand muscles and refining that pincer grasp too.  If you are looking for a really cute pumpkin arts and crafts to try in October, you will love these pretty yarn pumpkins. This pumpkin craft for kids uses a simple technique with a balloon, orange yarn, and glue to make a lovely decoration this fall. Try this craft pumpkin ideas with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade or 4th graders.

 Grab some orange paint swatch samples, this pumpin template, scissors, and glue and you are ready to make a super cute pumpkin craft for kids.  The different shades of orange create a truly beautiful fall craft for preschool, pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders.  Simply print the free printable pumkin craft template and you are ready for this fun pumpkin activities perfect for October, fall, Autumn, and harvest time.

Pumpkin Crafts

This quick and easy pumpkin puffy paint recipes is great for making really pretty and fun-to-make fall pumpkins. we will show you how to make puffy paint to use in pumpkin crafts for kids. These fall crafts are great for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students. This open-ended autumn craft is sure to be a favorite at your house! This super cute a Jack-o-Lantern craft is quick and easy to make. This Halloween lantern DIY uses common supplies you already have at home to make the jack o lantern paper craft. Make one of the pumpkin lanterns craft or a whole punch to line your stairs or hang. Use these halloween craft ideas with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. This super cute name craft is perfect for October! Simply print the spider printable pdf to make this name craft for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners. Children will work on letter recogniton and learning their name as they make the spider craft and add in all the spider letters of their name. This is such a fun halloween activity! Are your kids still as crazy about slime recipes as mine are? You HAVE to try this EASY cornstarch slime made from gummy worms! This gummy slime is perfect for an insect theme, bug theme, or halloween activity for kids! Your kids will love that this recipe makes edible slime that is fun to play and taste. Use this halloween slime and worm activity for kids from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too.

Children will have fun creating a jack-o-lantern this October with this rice sensory play. We are always looking for pumpkin activities that are fun, engaging, and sneak in some learning. This pumpkin sensory bin is great for sensory play, tactile activity, strengthening fine motor skills and pincer grasp, and more. You can use this pumpkin activity for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students to create a happy pumpkin as halloween activities and even trace spelling words or cvc words in it too. In less than 5 minutes you can have this delicious, fall themed candy corn playdough. This edible playdough is super quick and easy to make, fun to play with during October and November, plus it uses fall favorite candy corn candy!  Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and first grade students will love playing with this easy Playdough Recipe that is made from candy corn! spider slime recipe  If you are looking for a quick and easy pumpkin playdough recipe, you will love this edible pumpkin play dough! This playdoh uses marshmallow pumpkin peeps and is ready in under 5 minutes. Once you've made your play doh you are ready for lots of fun pumpkin activities creating fall themed items, strenthening hand mucles, and snacking a little bit on the way too. Try this pumpkin activity for preschool, pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, and first graders in October.

Pumpkin Activities

Looking for more fun pumpkin activity and craft ideas to try this autumn? Check out these fun ideas:

This quick and easy homemade silly putty recipe is perfect to fill your October with fun pumpkin activities. For this diy silly putty all you need are a few common materials to make this outrageously fun play recipe. Use this halloween activities for kids from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade as part of a pumpkin theme or halloween theme.Celebrate fall with this pumpkin slime recipe perfect for October. All you need are a few simple supplies and I will show you how to make pumpkin slime! This halloween slime makes EPIC fun and halloween activities for kids from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too!Kids will have fun rolling the dough to make pumpkins and Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns with this taste safe pumpkin clay! This pumpkin playdough is perfect for October, harvest, fall, and pumpkin activities! This pumpkin play dough recipe is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders. Whip up a batch of this pumpkin playdough to use as a book activity with Spookley the Square Pumpkin! Children can use the pumpkin pie playdough to form different shapes for a fun halloween activity for preschool, toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders. These pumpkin activities are a great extension activity for our favorite Octoober book for kids.

Pumpkin Activity for Kids

Plus don’t miss our favorite pumpkin books for preschoolers these fun FREE Fall Do a Dot Printables, and Preschool Pumpkin Theme

parts-of-a-pumpkin-craft-and-free-pumpkin-printables I just LOVE simple science activities that help my kids explore the world around them and wonder WHY things happen. This halloween skittles project allows kids to explore how colors diffuse with a really pretty and fun pumpkin science experiment. This halloween activities is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders too.  pumpkin science expeirments Looking for a spooky science experiment? Kids of all ages will be mesmorized by this flying ghost science experiment! Besides having fun with a clever halloween science experiment, studnets will be learning about how hot air rises. Try this halloween activity for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.

Pumpkin Science

This halloween science experiment is sure to delight and amaze kids of all ages! With just a couple simple materials you can make ghost rockets! These film canister rocket project allow kids to see what happens in a simple chemical reaction perfect for October. Try these alka seltzer rockets with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Looking for a not too scary, spooky science experiment for October? This Frankenstein's Hand halloween science experiment is a silly and fun halloween activity for kids of all ages from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. While most pumpkin take 90 to 120 days to grow, this simple pumpkin science experiment will allow children to use a chemical reaction to quickly grow a silly Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin. You will love that these quick and EASY pumpkin activities use common household items. This baking soda and vinegar experiment for October is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too.  You've got to try this EPIC Jack-o-Lantern pumpkin volcano project! Kids will go nuts when the foam comes pouring out the silly carved pumpkin face in this halloween science experiments! I love teaching pumpkin science by using pumpkin activities to get kids eager to learn and engaged in science! I will show you how to make volcano. These pumpkin science experiments are a MUST try pumpkin STEM with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.

You've got to try this outrageously fun errupting Jack-o-Lantern pumpkin volcano project! Kids will go nuts seeing the halloween science experiments errupt out of the carved pumpkin face! Using pumpkin activities to teach pumpkin science is a great way to get kids excited about science and learning! I highly recommend these pumpkin science experiments with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.  Not-so-Spooky Halloween Ghost Science Experiment This outrageously FUN Exploding Pumpkin is a fun halloween science experiment for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students. This pumpkin activity is super simple to try using common materials you already have in your kitchen! Use this halloween activities to teach kids a little chemistry with this baking soda and vinegar experiment as part of your pumpkin theme or halloween theme in October. Are you looking for a fun AND educational fall activity for kids? These pumpkin science experiments are quick, easy, and engaging for kids of all ages. For this halloween science all you need are a few common liquids, candy, and our dissolving candy experiment worksheet. This candy science is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Simply print halloween science worksheet and you are ready to play and learn!

Halloween Science Experiments

You've probably heard of the dancing raisins science project, well seeing as those it's October and Halloween is just around the corner I decided to make a more relevant theme. This frankenworms experiment demonstrates the same chemical reaction with baking soda and vinegar, but with fun halloween activities. This halloween science experiment is perfect for all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up. Kids will have fun exploring scientific principals with this melting pumpkins project perfect for October. This simle pumpkin science experiment allows toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders to explore a chemical reaction and cause and effect. Not only will children learn about simple chemistry through this baking soda and vinegar experiment, but they will aslo have loads of fun with halloween activities. This silly and fun static electricity experiment is a great way to play and learn about science while having fun with halloween activities. All you need to try this ghost experiment is a balloon, tissue paper, and a marker. This Halloween science experiment is fun for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. halloween activities for kids

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October Science Printables

pumpkin-candy-count-and-trace  FREE Pumpkin Patch Addition Game - this is such a fun, hands on math game for kindergarten and first grade kids to practice addition within 10 while having fun with a pumpkin or thanksgiving theme. #kindergarten #addition #pumpkin FREE Pumpkin Math Activity - fun addition math practice for prek, kindergarten, and first graders during October for a pumpkin themed educational activity #pumpkin #addition #kindergarten  

Pumpkin Math

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Pumpkin Printables

Make practicing reading fun with these super cute, free printable pumpkin Word Family Sliders! Learning to read rhyming words is the first step towards learning to read. This pumpkin printable is perfect for preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and first grade students to make learning fun. Each word family printable has not only the word, but a picture clue too! FREE Pumpkin Pie Word Family Activities - fun, hands on game to help prek kindergarten, and first grade kids to improve reading fluency. Great activity for halloween and thanksgiving theme #pumpkin #wordfamilies #kindergarten free pumpkin worksheets for preschool If you are looking for some fun ideas to get your child writing more, I’ve got you covered. These free printable October writing prompts are just what you've been looking for to keep your first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade child happily writing all month long. Each October creative writing prompts  includes a cute clipart to color, a story starter, and ruled lines to guide students.

Instead of the traditional trick and treat this Halloween, why not try something a little different. You can still get outside and have fun walking around the neighborhood, getting some exercise, while searching for different Halloween related items such as spiders, bats, cats, as part of this free printable Halloween Scavenger Hunt. This Halloween Scavenger Hunt for Kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade children. life cycle of a spider worksheets Halloween-Worksheets-for-Preschoolers

If you are looking for a fun, hands-on fall math activity, you are going to love this Candy Corn Math! These free printable Candy Corn Multiplication and candy corn division puzzles make it fun for 3rd and 4th grade students to sneak in some fun math practice during October and November! We love educational activities and free math games to make learning fun! Super cute alphabet activity for preschoolers and kindegartnerrs - candy corn phonics puzzles super cute counting activity using candy corn fall candy and free printable turkey counting mats

Candy Corn Activities

Looking for more candy corn activities for kids? You will love all these creative ideas!

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Pumpkin Recipes

Plus don’t miss our yummy pumpkin recipes for fall:

Cute pumpkin crafts, fun October activities,  and creative halloween ideas too. Plus lots of worksheets, games, and science experiments!

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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