Pumpkin Resources


The season of pumpkins is here.  I have begun the process of pulling out pumpkin resources for my students, but I am waiting a while before I pull out the Halloween resources.  Read on for some of our favorite pumpkin books and a math freebie!

Pumpkin Books

There are so many great pumpkin books out these days.  Here are some of our favorites.


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Pumpkin Words


I also love to hear stories from my students about their adventures at local pumpkin patches.  To help with the writing,  I always pull out the pumpkin words list to add to their writing tubs.

Pumpkin Math Freebie

A favorite math station I add to my math tubs is an addition pumpkin sum sort.  It’s pretty simple, you just buy those little treat pumpkins (I have had these for years).  You write a sum on the pumpkins.  Next, write number sentences onto popsicle sticks, and then the kids sort them into the correct pumpkins.  To add an element of difficulty, you could put a sand timer into the tub.


I made this recording sheet to go with mine this year.  Feel free to grab yours here.


I have scoured Pinterest for pumpkin ideas.  Some of the pins are from fall parties, but you can use some of the ideas in a classroom!


Follow The Teacher Bag’s board Fall and Autumn Resources on Pinterest.

What are some of your favorite pumpkin resources?


  1. Angeline Beal says:

    When I click on the pumpkin sum sheet it brings up a check in sheet for math journals.

    1. Renee Dooly says:

      All fixed, sorry about that!

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