Saturday, October 18, 2014

Pumpkin Math for the Day

One of my favorite fall activities... one that I have done for YEARS!!!
Depending on the class... some years I invite the kids to bring in a pumpkin... sometimes I just pick up 4 or 5 and have them work together in teams to measure, weigh, compare, count and decorate their orange sphere.  When time permits... I carve their pumpkins and place glow sticks inside for a fun effect and decoration for our school wide Halloween parade. It always amazes me how many kids have NEVER carved a pumpkin.
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