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Some of Our Favorite Pumpkin Books & Simple Pumpkin Craft

Fall is here! Our favorite time of year, hands down. We are so excited about everything that Fall has to bring and we would love to share two things we love: reading Fall books and making Fall crafts.blogger-image-1971736217

And don’t forget to see our book list hub! It is full of lists of books on all kinds of topics on all subjects! You will love it and find it very helpful!

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Favorite Pumpkin Books

Here is a list of some pumpkin books we read. You can find the list of Some of Our Favorite Fall Books here. We have made a fun and simple pumpkin craft, so read on! 🙂

 It’s Pumpkin Time! Five Little Pumpkins (Harper Growing Tree) The Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin

It’s Pumpkin Time! This book was our favorite. We enjoyed reading about the pumpkin life cycle and Fall.
 
Five Little Pumpkins (Harper Growing Tree) This book was fun for Brother to read since it is an easy rhyming book. We made an awesome craft about this book. Read about it HERE.
 
Sister really loved the cute illustrations in this book. Even after our lesson, she kept going back to it to “read” the story.
 
                         

 Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Jeb Scarecrow’s Pumpkin Patch Franklin’s Halloween

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Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat We really liked this book because we have been reading Click, Clac,k Moo: Cows That Type for a long time. This is following along the same lines, but with a theme.
 
Jeb Scarecrow’s Pumpkin Patch was a cute story with beautiful illustrations. Franklin’s Halloween is a popular book because of Franklin (main character) and it is part of a series.
 
                         

We hope you have enjoyed our list and check the links below! Stay tuned for the simple pumpkin craft right below.

And now, for the pumpkin craft!

                        

You will need:

– a drawing or printed picture of a pumpkin (preferably the size of the entire paper)

washable white glue

washable markers (different shades of orange and green)

glitter in orange, red, gold, green, etc (Fall colors)

Steps:

1. Color the pumpkin in different shades of orange with the markers (or just one shade is fine)

2. Color the stem in green with the markers

3. Make swirly lines all over the pumpkin with the glue

4. Sprinkle glitter of different Fall colors all over the glue swirls

5. Make swirly lines over the green stem

6. Sprinkle green glitter all over the stem

7. Let dry for about 30 minutes

8. Shake off excess glitter over a trash can or sink

9. Display in your child’s favorite spot

Brother’s pumpkin

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