Our Halloween book collection seems to grow every year. No matter how many books we acquire, we return to one of our old favorites- Five Little Pumpkins.
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Five Little Pumpkins Activity
Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino is a short little rhyme about five pumpkins sitting on a gate. Each pumpkin rolls away during the chant. It’s a cute book that is not at all scary. I’m not a big fan of scary Halloween books for kids.
After reading the story countless times, we made a batch of pumpkin playdough. We used the pumpkin playdough recipe from Learn~Play~Imagine. It’s so soft and smells amazing!
Roll five playdough balls. Add googly eyes and a green bead for a stem on each pumpkin.
Create a gate. We used a small box and cut five small slits on the top. Stick a popsicle stick in each slit.
The pumpkins are now ready to sit on the gate.
You are now ready to do a story retelling or two or three!