Friday, September 19, 2014

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25+ Pumpkin Science & Math Activities AND Mega CASH Giveaway!!

In a massive collaboration with your favorite kid bloggers and our recent pumpkin theme, I am beyond thrilled to bring you this collection of more than 25 Pumpkin Science & Math Activities...perfect for your preschoolers!  AND, make sure you read to the end of this post so you can enter the mega cash giveaway...four lucky people will get $500!


If you've been following this blog, you know that science is one of the most popular subjects around here.  You also know that we have been celebrating fall with a pumpkin sensory series.  Every one of the 25+ experiments below is a fabulous sensory experience.  Science is actually learned best when two or more senses are involved...and many of these use much more than two!

Go ahead and check them out...have you tried any before?  Which would you like to try most...I'd love to know!


Chemistry

Bubble Science With Pumpkins: Bubbles and pumpkins just go together, right?!
Pumpkin-Cano: (pictured) It's a pumpkin! No, it's a volcano!  No, it's a pumpkin-cano!
How to Cook a Pumpkin: Grab your own pumpkin and cook it up!
Fizzle Painting:  (pictured) Put that vinegar to a new use!


Biology

Neck Pumpkin Investigation: Do you even know what a neck pumpkin is? Check out these great ideas!
Pumpkin Life Cycle Craft: Make this fun craft that shows off what you learned!
Pumpkin Decomposition:  Try this at home...or just check out their awesome pictures!
Pumpkin Seed Exploration: Touch them, color them, learn about them, and craft with them!
Growing Pumpkins IN Pumpkins:  (pictured) What a fun way to learn about life cycles!
Pumpkin Guts Exploration: Experience the squishy fun in a less messy way!
Pumpkin Week: Loads of science, math, and more pumpkin learning activities!


Measuring, Counting, & More Math!

Pumpkin Seed Counting & Cooking:  I love how they used a 100 Chart with this!
Graphing With a Class:  This post also includes a fabulous fyi about pumpkin parts...do you know what a peduncle is?!
Pumpkin Seeds: Great literature tie to predicting and counting!
Number Turkey:  Make a number turkey using a real pumpkin!
Pumpkin Math: 4 fun activities for your little mathematicians!
Pumpkin Geoboard:  This might be one of the best uses for a pumpkin that I have ever seen!
Pumpkin Candy Math Game: Use it to learn numbers, letters, or more!
Halloween Math Games: Loads of great pumpkin-y ideas for elementary kiddos!
Pumpkin Number Matching Busy Bag:  Take it with you, or play at home!
Pumpkin Math Preschool Printables: Learn to recognize those numbers with these FREE printables!
Pumpkin Investigations:  (pictured) 4 fun pumpkin-y questions to investigate!
Pumpkin Pattern Printable:  A fun way to practice patterns!
Pumpkins for Every Subject:  Multi-disciplinary pumpkin study for kiddos!


Physics

Pumpkin Science: (pictured)  Does it float? Sink? Do you want a printable to go with that?
Rainbow Pumpkin:  (pictured)  A super colorful way to talk about solids, liquids, and melting!
Carving Pumpkins: A few basic physics tips to make your kids expert carvers!


Now, let's talk about that giveaway!
(Keep reading for even more fall and Halloween ideas!!)


Dozens of fabulous kid bloggers are combining forces to bring you a fall giveaway with four winners!  Just think...you could use $500 for a new curriculum, holiday gifts...whatever you want!!!  Be sure to read the terms on Rafflecopter and enter using the form below!  Good luck!!

Win one of FOUR $500 cash prizes directly in your paypal account! This giveaway is open internationally. You must be 18+ years old to enter. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary. Winners will be notified via email and have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen. Please see detailed terms and conditions below the giveaway for more info.









And, finally, as the best treat for you today...here are dozens of brilliant fall and Halloween ideas from kid bloggers around the world!

Fall Ideas:



Halloween Ideas:







I may share at any of these parties!



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