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.
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
5. Multiplication and division cards.
Color and black and white versions.
Link to Be a Pumpkin Detective Math
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