Pass the Pumpkin Game


Children practice naming colors as they pass a pumpkin full of crayons.

Skill: Color Recognition


Large plastic pumpkin
One crayon per student — use a variety of colors


  1. In a large plastic pumpkin, place one crayon per child. Use a variety of colors.
  2. Children sit in a circle and pass the pumpkin while music plays.
  3. When the music stops, the child holding the pumpkin chooses a crayon and names the color.
  4. Continue until all have had a turn.
By: Paula Diekhoff

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