Hello all! If you are like me, I love doing fun Fall and Halloween activities this time of year! Of course, these activities also need to have educational value! This week's Book Talk Tuesday is all about Pumpkins!
Every year around this time we do "Pumpkin Math". It is a great morning of Pumpkin investigating.
We start by doing estimates with our pumpkins: How much does it weight? What is its circumference? How long is the pumpkin's stem? How many seeds do you think are inside?
Then, we start working on answering those questions.
The book How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin by Margaret McNamara goes along perfectly with our day! In this story Mr. Tiffin (the teacher) shows the class that good things come in small packages and helps the shortest kid in the class feel good about his size at the same time.
The students in the story count pumpkin seeds from three different sized pumpkins to see which one holds the most!
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This is the sheet that we use for our investigations! Enjoy!
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