## Pumpkin Sense

3 pages.

Increase your students' writing skills with this quick and easy pumpkin "craftivity" that reinforces the use of adjectives, as well as involving the 5 senses.  If you like this activity, be sure and check out the matching apple one.

## Apple and Pumpkin Number Puzzles

9 pages.

Review counting by 1's, skip counting by 10's, and counting backwards from 10-1 with these "strip puzzles". You can print, laminate and trim and use them as a math center or to play "Speed" games. Have students make their own and turn it into a lovely piece of art. Run off on construction paper. Children cut the puzzle strips, sequence them in the proper order and then glue them to a black sheet of construction paper. Completed projects make a wonderful fall bulletin board.  This activity will be FREE for an entire year (!) after which time it will be up-dated and placed in my TpT shop: Apple and Pumpkin Number Puzzles.

## A-peel-ing Apple Spirals

6 pages.

Learn about the spiral shape and give your kiddo's wonderful fine-motor cutting practice, with this quick and easy "craftivity." A left and right spiral is included for easier cutting for "lefties". Completed projects look awesome dangling from the ceiling.

## Pumpkin Puppet

2 pages.

Make a manipulative for the adorable pumpkin poem: Pumpkin, pumpkin round and fat, turned into a Jack-O-Lantern just like that. Students color, cut and glue their pumpkins back-to-back on a Popsicle stick and then flip their pumpkin puppet when appropriate, while saying the rhyme. The original idea came from Teacher Mama.

## Pumpkin ABC-123 Sliders

10 pages.

These hands-on pumpkin sliders, make practicing, reviewing, and assessing a lot more fun. There's a pumpkin template for 3 different pumpkins: Children can draw on the face, add wiggle eyes, or color the completed one. Included are slider strips for upper and lowercase letters, counting numbers from 0-30, skip counting by 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's, + a "blast off" slider for counting backwards from 10 to 0 or 20 to 0.

## Pumpkin Eyes Shape Slider

4 pages.

This pumpkin slider "craftivity" is a fun way to review the various flat-shapes and their shape words.  You can make one and use as a teacher manipulative, or have all of your students make one.  It's a quick whole-group or individual assessment tool too.

## Peekin In A Pumpkin

5 pages.

Learn about pumpkins with this cute "craftivity." Completed projects look adorable twirling from the ceiling. Includes a graphing extension. The "Peekin'" portion of this FREEBIE is in my whopping 85-page  Life Cycle of a Pumpkin packet in my TpT shop. For your convenience, I've included a PREVIEW with the FREEBIE here.

## Search And Find Alphabet Craftivities For Fall

13 pages. Common Core State Standard: 1.MD.4, RF.K.1d, L.1.1a

Help students practice letter recognition with these fun search and find "craftivities."  Children choose a fall template, trace it, cut it out and then search for upper and lowercase letters that begin with that particular shape: i.e. a child who chooses an apple, will look for Aa's. They circle and count the letters as they go.  The matching worksheet, has a child predict how many letters they think they will find.  Later, they fill in the rest of the data.  Two graphing extensions are also included.

## 3D Life Cycle Of An Apple

7 pages.

The life cycle of an apple dangler, is quite lovely when completed. Younger children can make this as a flat project, older students can add extra pizzazz, by making it 3D.  To do that, simply glue 2 treetops and 2 tree trunks together on the fold.  The 3D apple is made up of a red, yellow and green apple.  The blossom is a coffee filter, with the edges colored by a pink marker.

## Tri-Color Apple Twist and Read Craft

7 pages.

A quick and easy "craftivity" that reinforces colors of apples, those color words, + rhyming.  This is a great whole-group activity to assess listening and following directions. Make 2 separate booklets, or glue front to back for one.

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