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This simple and easy-to-make Pumpkin craft will keep preschool and kindergarten children entertained and is the perfect craft activity for a Pumpkin or Halloween-theme unit! So, what are you waiting for? Let's have some fun with Pumpkin Seeds!

Pick a Pumpkin, Mrs. Millie by Judy Cox is a delightful book to read to children about a pumpkin patch, and there are so many great activities to go along with the book, like this Pumpkin Seed Pumpkin craft for kids!

Craft supplies you will need:

  • Pumpkin template
  • White card stock
  • Orange, brown and green crayons
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Ziploc bag
  • 1/4 tsp of vinegar
  • Orange food coloring
  • Paper plate
  • Glue

Craft instructions:

Print the Pumpkin template on white card stock.

Next, have the children color in the pumpkin.

Then, have the children pour vinegar and orange food coloring into a Ziploc bag.

After that, have the children add pumpkin seeds into the Ziploc bag.

Have the children shake the bag.

When the Pumpkin seeds are nice and orange, have the children pour the Pumpkin sees onto a paper plate.

Let dry.

Once dry, have the children glue the Pumpkin seeds all over the pumpkin, stem and leaf.

And, voila, the children have now made a Pumpkin Seeds Pumpkin!? What a simple and fun craft activity for preschool and kindergarten children.? Just perfect for a Halloween-theme unit!

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