Spookley the square pumpkin writing activities

One of the things I love the most about fall besides the cider and pumpkin muffins is bringing out all our fun pumpkin science and STEM books! Our favorite books pair perfectly with fun fall STEM and science activities.

Spookley the square pumpkin writing activities

Favorite Books September 26, I just love Halloween!

spookley the square pumpkin writing activities

The candy, the decorations, the scary movies, and especially the trick-or-treating. So this picture was taken in Back in the day when all Halloween costumes were homemade. Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays and trick-or-treating with my family is one of the reasons I love it.

I especially love Halloween books.

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I would like to share with you 3 of my all time favorite Halloween read alouds. Of course he saves the day when all of the other pumpkins roll out during a storm and he is square and is able to stop them from rolling away.

It is an amazing story about how being different is good. There are so many activities that you can do with this book. There is a website that gives you some ideas to do with your kids, and there is an awesome movie that goes along with the book. One of my favorite activities I do with my kids every year is from the Applicious Teacher.

She has a retelling foldable that has the kids write the summary and theme of the book. Creepy Carrots This is just such a fun book to read! Well not really, unless you think carrots following you are scary.

I love the illustrations. They are in black and white with the carrots being orange. It reminds me so much of the Twilight Zone. My students love me reading this book to them. It is always checked out at the library.

The author has a video on his website that talks about how he made the book. The kids loved it. I just love Oscar. He just wants to make his mom happy so he wears the hot dog Halloween costume she got him.

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All the other dogs make fun of him. This book also teaches a lesson to just be yourself. I have my kids make a Halloween story mobile when I read this book to them. It is so much fun.

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If you would like it you can download it here for free. Just click on the picture. I hope you enjoy these book!

spookley the square pumpkin writing activities

Let me know which is your favorite.The Applicious Teacher is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to timberdesignmag.com The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano is a great picture book choice for October!

This fictional story of a square pumpkin provides the reader with a message of celebrating differences and helping others. Move Nights are on September 21th, 28th, and October 5th at pm. $16 per person, ages 2 and up and includes movie, parking, entrance to the pumpkin patch, a pumpkin of your picking, a hay wagon ride, access to the two petting zoos, playgrounds.

Doors open at pm so you can enjoy all Demarest Farms has to offer before the movie. Rebecca C. Jones is the author of sixteen books for timberdesignmag.com's written for newspapers, magazines, textbooks, and even TV stations.

Most of her books have been fiction, based on things that happened to her or to someone she knows. Oct 31,  · Mrs. Plant, third grade teacher, read the story Spookley, The Square Pumpkin prior to me coming in and working on this project.

We encouraged the third grade students to create different kinds of pumpkins in all shapes and colors, just like in the story. Ms. Rowley, fourth grade teacher, worked with the students to create acrostic pumpkin poems. Pumpkins and Apples Preschool Activities. Ashley Rives. November 5, Art, Provide students with child hammers and golf tees to hammer into the side of a pumpkin.

Add a alphabet component by writing letters on the pumpkin and have children hammer certain letters. Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano.

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