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Pumpkins by Mind Map: Pumpkins

1. Science

1.1. How to convert pumpkin to pumpkin pie.

1.2. Pumpkins come from a seed!

1.3. Blow-up orange balloons & fill with water. Draw with markers a face.

1.4. Plant pumpkin seeds and see what happens!

2. Math

2.1. Baking a pie. Measuring ingredients.

2.2. How many seeds are in a pumpkin?

2.3. Which pumpkin weighs the most?

2.4. What weighs more the pumpkin shell or the filling?

2.5. Make a chart: Who likes pumpkin pies?

2.5.1. Who likes orange?

2.5.2. Who has the biggest pumpkin? Smallest?

3. Physical Activity

3.1. Hid the little pumpkins and they search for one. They can decorate after find one.

3.2. Play a sharing game of something fun did over weekend. Speaker rolls basketball over to next.

3.3. Empty out pumpkins with a spoon.

4. Songs

4.1. "Mr. Pumpkin" and "Pumpkins are Growing" (Sung to "Are you sleeping")

4.1.1. Mr. Pumpkin, Mr. Pumpkin Eyes so round, eyes so round Fall is coming, Fall is coming, To my town, to my town

4.1.2. Pumpkins are growing, pumpkins are growing In the patch, in the patch Look at all the pumpkins, look at all the pumpkins Orange and round, orange and round

4.2. Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate, (hold hands up) The first one said "oh my its getting late," (hands on cheeks) The second one said "there's a chill in the air," (hug self) The third one said "but we don't care," (shrug) The fourth one said "we're ready for some fun," (jump) The fifth one said "lets run, run, run," (run in place) So woo went the wind, and out went the lights, And the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight (sit down)

5. Social Studies

5.1. Where are pumpkins farmed?

5.2. How pilgrims used pumpkins.

5.3. What's the best weather to grow a pumpkin.

6. Literacy

6.1. Five Little Pumpkins by Iris Van Rynbach

6.2. It's Pumpkin Time by Zoe Hall

6.3. Jeb Scarecrow's Pumpkin Patch by Jana Dillon

6.4. Patty's Pumpkin Patch by Teri Sloat

6.5. Pooh's Pumpkin (Winnie the Pooh First Readers) by Isabel Gaines

6.6. The Pumpkin Book by Gail Gibbons

6.7. Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden by George Levenson

6.8. The Pumpkin Patch by Elizabeth King

6.9. Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White

7. Creative Arts

7.1. Make jack-o-laterns by drawing on small pumpkins.

7.2. Making a pumpkin book.

7.3. Drawing pumpkins.