Be a Pumpkin Detective – Math


By Sparking Children’s Thinkibility

Grades Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Be inspired by Pumpkins! 

How many seeds are in a pumpkin?

Ask your friends and family to estimate.

Estimation is a tricky concept but it is an important skill that is very useful when you go shopping.

This booklet contains a range of worksheets, some that require basic number skills, while others are a bit more complex.

Fun activities where the children are asked to make up their own math problems. Children often enjoy creating their own problems. This approach requires a deeper reflection upon numbers and basic arithmetic operations as compared to only providing an answer.

Pumpkin-inspired multiplication and division cards. Students can make their own problems.

1. Make a tally – How many seeds are in a pumpkin?

2. Add and give away pumpkins

3. Building blocks

4. Make up your own problems

5. Multiplication and division cards.

Color and black and white versions.

Link to Be a Pumpkin Detective Math

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