Pumpkin Life Cycle Preschool Activities

It’s always more fun to learn with hands-on activities. These pumpkin life cycle preschool crafts and activities will engage your young learners with more than just another worksheet!

Hands-on sequencing, real world science, and more. That’s what you’ll find in the list below. Kids can spend time this fall learning about pumpkins.

You can explore real pumpkins with your kids, and then share life cycle sequencing cards and activities.

These life cycle of a pumpkin activities are a great way for preschoolers to get an up close look at how pumpkins grow from seed to pumpkin this fall.

Pumpkin Life Cycle Preschool Activities

These pumpkin life cycle activities are perfect for your fall activities for kids ages 3-6!


Fill your book basket with a great collection of pumpkin books for kids. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

The Roll-Away PumpkinHow Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)The Pumpkin Book


The Run-Away Pumpkin – On a windy autumn day, Marla Little comes running down the hill, yelling, “Help! My giant pumpkin is rolling away! Onward it goes, rolling and turning, with no sign of stopping! Diddle-dee-doo! Oh, what shall I do?”

 How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? – Mr. Tiffin and his students explore skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment! 

The Pumpkin Book – The book features bold, clearly-labeled illustrations, directions for drying seeds, and even how to carve funny or scary faces into your pumpkin (with an adult’s help), along with a fascinating section on pumpkin facts and lore. Perfect for aspiring farmers and kids who can’t wait for Halloween!

Teaching Resources

Learn all about the parts of a pumpkin. How do they work? What do they do? This parts of a pumpkin felt board set is simple enough for preschoolers and detailed enough for use within homeschool or early elementary classrooms.

Provide your preschooler with hours of Halloween fun with the 5 Little Pumpkins Sensory Bin!

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