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Pumpkin Pie Word Family Activities

Kids will have fun practicing reading skills with this clever, FREE Pumpkin Pie Word Family Activities for kindergarten and frst graders.

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


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Word Family Activities

To get started with this fun word family game for prek, kindergarten, and first grade kids you just need to print the pumpkin pies for the word families you wish to work on in color on cardstock or laminate for durability.

HINT: On the bottom of the page is a list of what each picture stands for in case kids get stuck as to what the item represents.

learn word families with this fun, hands on activity for prek, kindergarten, and first grade kids

Word Family Game

Next cut out the pies. Then cut the pumpkin pie into five slices by cutting along the solid black lines. Now each slice will have only one image or word ending on it.

clever word families kindergarten activity for fall, pumpkin theme and thanksgiving

Word Families Kindergarten

Each pie focuses on a different word family like “ot”. Thre are five slices, one with the “ot” word and four others with images that rhyme with one another.

The word families covered in this literacy activity are:

  • op
  • ot
  • og
  • ip
  • in
  • it
  • et
  • en
  • ed
  • ug
  • ub
  • un
  • ap

clever, educational pumpkin activity for kindergartners and first graders

Pumpkin Activities for Kindergarten

Kids can try to make just a couple pies at a time – for example all those with the same middle vowel. The more pies kids put together at a time, the more difficult the activity. Kids will continue until they’ve made all 14 pies.

This is such a clever, educational pumpkin activity for kindergartners and first graders during October or November for a pumpkin or thanksgiving theme!


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Word Family Activities

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Looking for more fun, creative ways you can begin homeschooling for free? See more of our 1st grade worksheets plus our history lesson plans, free math games, english worksheetssight words activitiesalphabet worksheets, and cvc word games for kids of all ages!

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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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