Print this Autumn acrostic printable and use it to inspire some excellent acrostic poetry! Choose from a blank or lined printable by clicking the links below.
Pumpkins aren't just for Halloween - we like to use some of our pumpkin activities during the autumn, too. And we've got quite a collection here for you to explore, particularly for the early years. And if you are looking for Halloween, we've got lots of Jack o' Lantern activities too!
Use this lovely autumn harvest design in your scrapbook and craft projects, to make cards and tags, or as gift wrap for little presents. You will need to enter the password "ActivityVillage.co.uk" when prompted (case sensitive, without the quotation marks).
Here's a fun printable for a Fall acrostic poem, with pumpkin illustration. Choose from a blank or lined printable by clicking the links below.
Kids can make up their own Harvest acrostic poems with the help of this fun printable, illustrated by a pumpkin!
Brighten up Halloween displays with this colourful Jack O'Lantern poster. Then maybe have a go at carving your own pumpkin...
Here's a fun poster of a Jack O'Lantern that's sure to brighten up any Halloween display! Or maybe the kids can try and copy this design when carving their own pumpkin?
Carving pumpkins to make Jack O'Lanterns is a really fun part of Halloween. Maybe you could try copying one of the designs from the pumpkins on this poster? Or print out the poster for a Halloween display?
Young children love cutting and sticking so this simple craft is bound to be a hit. Leave it plain for harvest or add a black face to turn it into a Jack O'Lantern for Halloween.
Here is a colourful set of pumpkin alphabet posters, ready to print and display. You could use them to make a Harvest Festival or autumn banner, perhaps?
Here is a page of four simple pumpkin bookmarks, blank for your own message or for keeping track of your reading progress. Fun to hand out in the classroom for Halloween, Thanksgiving or Harvest perhaps.
Read this interesting piece about pumpkins - where they originate from, how they grow and why they are associated with Halloween - and then answer the questions. We've also provided an answer sheet in the pdf.
The aim of this fun game is to colour in the pumpkins! Roll two dice, add them up and colour the correct pumpkin. Compete against the clock or a friend.
Pumpkins are a vegetable we often associate with autumn (and of course Halloween too), but can the children draw this pumpkin by following the dots from 1 to 20? Make sure they have an orange crayon ready so they can colour in the finished picture!
Make times table practice fun with these pumpkin dot to dot puzzles! Choose the times table your child is learning then ask them to join the dots by counting in 2s, 3s, 4s, and so on ... all the way up to 12s.
Pumpkin is a funny word, I just love the sound of it! Ask children to sound out the letters as they trace over them on our pumpkin finger tracing worksheet.
Here's a simple outline pumpkin frame - blank and with lines - which is useful for writing projects at Halloween, Thanksgiving, Harvest or Autumn.
We have three versions of this pumpkin frame available: blank, ruled and handwriting lines, so there are lots of ways you can use it - maybe plan your Jack O'Lantern face, or write a poem or a short story?
This lovely pumpkin frame comes in black and white or colour, and lined or blank. Use them for a writing activity at Halloween or during the autumn months, perhaps?
This pumpkin frame is perfect for all your Halloween writing projects. Perhaps you went to a pumpkin farm this year to choose your Halloween pumpkin, and you can record what happened here! Choose from blank, ruled or handwriting versions below.
Pumpkins have definite kid appeal so why not use that to brighten up their handwriting practice with our pumpkin handwriting worksheet.
Here's a fun set of pumpkin bookmarks complete with Thanksgiving jokes - something special to enjoy with the kids over the holiday!
Available in colour and black and white, the simple outline of this pumpkin lacing card makes it easy to cut out and punch, ready for the kids to lace or sew and it is perfect for autumn, harvest, Thanksgiving or Halloween. Laminate if you want to use more than once.
Can the kids help the farmer find their way through the maze to the pumpkin? This is one of our more challenging mazes!
Hve fun with these 3 challenging circular mazes - perfect for autumn, Harvest, Thanksgiving or Halloween perhaps. You could even cut out the outline of the pumpkin and laminate the mazes for repeat use with a dry wipe pen.
Four children and their dog are having fun in a pumpkin patch in this delightful illustrated story paper for kids. Write about what you see or make up your own story - and don't forget to colour the picture in afterwards!
There is something about pumpkins that says "autumn". The unlabeled version of our pumpkin poster would be good to give to young children to decorate as a jack'o'lantern with a black pen or paper.
Read the descriptions and draw the pumpkin faces according - such a fun way to test reading comprehension at Halloween!
This pumpkin seed necklace, done in Halloween colours, makes a great accessory for Halloween and perfect for a witch's costume! Alternatively, paint in more autumnal colours and make it as an autumn/fall craft.
Print out our pumpkin sorting by size activity and have some fun with the children ordering the pumpkins from big to small and from small to big!
Use this pumpkin template in your autumn, fall or Halloween craft projects or scrapbooking. Available in various sizes. Click the link below for our printable version.
Print and play our simple pumpkin tic tac toe game with the kids! Just use two different colours of buttons or other small objects - one for each player.
Get the pencils out and have some fun tracing the dotted lines on this lovely round pumpkin – perfect for your harvest, autumn, or Thanksgiving activities.
This worksheet provides extra practice for the Phase Two tricky words. Colour and count the pumpkins!
Learn some of the Phase Three tricky words with the help of this fun worksheet, themed with pumpkins!
Here are some of the Phase 4 tricky words on a fun colour and count worksheet that is perfect for Halloween, Harvest or autumn...
Colour the Phase 5 tricky words according to the pumpkin key - a fun activity for Harvest, autumn or Halloween!
Practice pencil contol with our pumpkin word tracing worksheet. Trace over the letters then colour in the pumpkin.
Ask the kids to practise their handwriting skills using this fun pumpkin word tracing page - there are three versions to choose from below. Perfect as a Halloween activity!
Pumpkins and squash come in all kinds of weird and wonderful shapes and colours nowadays, from the traditional orange to greens, yellows and white 'ghost' pumpkins. Which colours will you choose to colour in this frame?
There's lots of fun to be had with this cut and stick activity for Halloween! Cut out the black shapes and then design your own pumpkin.
To play multiplication bump you just need two players, one of our printable boards, 2 dice and 2 colours of counters (one for each player). It's the perfect way to practice times tables whilst having fun!
Who doesn't love pumpkin pie? This paper is just right for making decorations for your Thanksgiving table.