Pumpkin & Fall Preschool Fun

I am combining these two themes into one post because sadly, she was totally UNinterested in my fall theme. It would have made a really lame post to be honest. Last year she LOVED the fall theme, see it here.

 Fall Preschool Fun

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Her Fall shelf ~

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I talked her into exploring a bit, but didn’t really choose anything on her own, except for the sensory basket…

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She loves sorting…

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She also sang the fall leaf songs with me, she always likes songs!

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She LOVED this book last year {here’s last year’s Tot School post}, in fact I created an entire Scarecrow Printable Pack because she loved it so much  This year she told me she doesn’t like scarecrows. Figures. We did read it a few times, and she enjoyed the props, but not nearly as much as last year.

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Pumpkin Preschool Fun

Her Pumpkin Shelf ~

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She was excited about the pumpkin shelf and dove right in!

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We made a printable pumpkin craft from here.

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She dictated and created an adorable story about a pumpkin, all with a Minecraft theme.

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Cutting and matching shapes from my pumpkin pack.

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This was probably her favorite printable activity.  It’s from education.com and I used wooden alphabet beads for her to find the missing letters.

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We read lots of books, here she was picking out the daily reads while I sat in the bean bag waiting for her to choose!  See our pumpkin books here!

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Her completed pumpkin work. Cat coloring on left is from here and on the right was from my Just Color Pumpkins pack.

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Fall Theme Pinterest Board

Pumpkin Theme Pinterest Board

See more home preschool fun over at Preschool Corner!

Pumpkins ~ Just Color!

Pumpkin Coloring Printables

The idea behind Just Color! is simple ~ theme packs all focused around coloring. There are mostly coloring pages, and a few coloring activities. The coloring pages are all in one download to make it easier to download and print all at once, in case you have coloring monsters like I do!

I just added a new Pumpkin Coloring set!

Pumpkin Coloring

Remember, if you want to make a mini coloring book, you can always scale down PDF files! If you have any problems downloading or printing these or other PDF files, see troubleshooting tips here.

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Pumpkin Theme Pinterest Board

Pumpkin Sensory Bin & Tot Trays

For Ladybug’s Tot School, this week, we have a pumpkin theme!  On Sunday I will share in our weekly Tot School post photos of her interacting with all of this.  This set up was created for Ladybug who is currently 3 1/2, many activities could be enjoyed by younger or older tots.  See my post about following the lead of the child here.

I set up her Tot Trays with a pumpkin theme, with her sensory play area up on top.

Pumpkin Tot School

On her trays are many printable activities that require scissors and/or glue {most are from my Pumpkin Packs}.  Also there is a pumpkin eraser roll and transfer {she rolls the dice and transfers that many to the mini ice cube tray with the tongs}, and a color cubes pumpkin activity I made for her {I added the printable to the Pumpkin Printable Pack}.  Some orange play dough and pumpkin cookie cutters finishes up her trays.Pumpkin Tot School-3453


Her desk area hold her printable supplies, her supply bin, her dry erase markers and eraser {in the pumpkin}, her dot markers, her mini markers, and her Pumpkin Fun Notebook!Pumpkin Tot School-3484

Her notebook is FILLED with pumpkin printables she will enjoy.  You can see links to everything I used on my Pumpkin Fun Pinterest Board


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Her sensory play area is up on top…

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Pumpkin Sensory Bin

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  • mini foam cut out pumpkins
  • mini pumpkin erasers
  • little plastic pumpkin bins
  • fall leaves, acorns and pumpkins from our Fall Sensory Bin
  • yellow and orange spoons and tongs
  • various small pumpkins

More Pumpkin Fun…

If you haven’t read the Montessori Minute post about sensory play, be sure to read that to see why these bins are so wonderful for kids! See a Behind the Scenes look at Sensory Bin play with videos here!

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Pumpkin Printables ~ Part 2

Last year I made a Pumpkin Pack, mostly for Krash to use.  I will be using many of those printables this year also, with Ladybug.  She really enjoyed a few of the activities I made in her Scarecrow Pack, so I made  Pumpkin Printables ~ Part 2, to add in some of her favorites. These printables are geared towards tots and prechoolers mostly, they were made specially for Ladybug who is 3 1/2 and I know many of your kiddos may like them too! Cutting, gluing, matching, coloring, counting, tracing, graphing, dot fun, and more!

Pumpkin Printables


Here is the Pumpkin Printable Pack I made last year…www.1plus1plus1equals1.pzn0ud6f-liquidwebsites.com


You can download both packs for free on my website…

Pumpkin Printables



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