Yummy Pumpkin Treats Snack Activity

Objectives:

After reading Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington we make Yummy Pumpkin Treats. This activity enhances math with counting and following directions.

You will need:

  • Pumpkin Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington
  • a pumpkin cookie cutter
  • bread
  • cream cheese
  • raisins
  • candy corn
  • cereal (like Cheerios)
  • orange food coloring

Lesson Plan:

  • Color the cream cheese orange with the food coloring.
  • Have each student press out their pumpkin on their slice of bread.
  • Spread the cream cheese on the bread.
  • Take 2 raisins and place them for eyes.
  • Take one candy corn and place it for the nose.
  • Count 5 Cheerios and place them in the shape of a mouth.
  • Eat and enjoy!

I have made a chart that the children can refer to as well with the number of each object they need. They love to count and make their tasty treat!

Comments:

My name is Amy Koch and I teach Kindergarten at Kelly Elementary. This is my second year teaching…however, I love to share ideas with teachers. You can learn so much.

By: Amy Koch, Kindergarten Teacher


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