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Activity One - Plant A Pumpkin Seed

Activity 1
Plant A Pumpkin Seed

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Soil
  • Plant pot
  • Water
  • Sc1/2.1b identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees
  • Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Activity Two - My Senses And The Pumpkin

Activity 2
My Senses And The Pumpkin

  • Sc1/2.2d say which part of the body is associated with each sense
Activity Three - Life Cycle Of A Pumpkin

Activity 3
Life Cycle Of A Pumpkin

  • Sc1/2.1b identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees
  • Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Activity Four - Draw A Pumpkin

Activity 4
Draw A Pumpkin

  • Pumpkin
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
Activity Five - Pumpkin Volcano

Activity 5
Pumpkin Volcano

  • Pumpkin (hollowed)
  • Water
  • Large plastic container
  • 6 tablespoons of bicarbonate soda
  • 1 tablespoons of washing up liquid
  • 250 millimetres vinegar
  • Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
Activity Six - Sink Or Float

Activity 6
Sink Or Float

  • Whole pumpkin
  • Hallow pumpkin
  • Large plastic container
  • Water
  • Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
  • Sc1/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
Activity Seven - Pumpkin Printing

Activity 7
Pumpkin Printing

  • Pumpkin top
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
Activity Eight - Cooking With Pumpkins

Activity 8
Cooking With Pumpkins

  • Pumpkin recipe
  • Cooking pumpkin
  • Ingredients for the recipe
  • Appropriate cooking equipment
  • Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Dt1/2.1a use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
  • Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Activity One - Plant A Pumpkin Seed

Activity 1
Plant A Pumpkin Seed

Practical Resources:
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Soil
  • Plant pot
  • Water
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/2.1b identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees
  • Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Downloads:
Activity Two - My Senses And The Pumpkin

Activity 2
My Senses And The Pumpkin

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/2.2d say which part of the body is associated with each sense
Downloads:
Activity Three - Life Cycle Of A Pumpkin

Activity 3
Life Cycle Of A Pumpkin

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/2.1b identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees
  • Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Downloads:
Activity Four - Draw A Pumpkin

Activity 4
Draw A Pumpkin

Practical Resources:
  • Pumpkin
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
Downloads:
Activity Five - Pumpkin Volcano

Activity 5
Pumpkin Volcano

Practical Resources:
  • Pumpkin (hollowed)
  • Water
  • Large plastic container
  • 6 tablespoons of bicarbonate soda
  • 1 tablespoons of washing up liquid
  • 250 millimetres vinegar
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
Downloads:
Activity Six - Sink Or Float

Activity 6
Sink Or Float

Practical Resources:
  • Whole pumpkin
  • Hallow pumpkin
  • Large plastic container
  • Water
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
  • Sc1/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
Downloads:
Activity Seven - Pumpkin Printing

Activity 7
Pumpkin Printing

Practical Resources:
  • Pumpkin top
  • Paint
  • Paper
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
Downloads:
Activity Eight - Cooking With Pumpkins

Activity 8
Cooking With Pumpkins

Practical Resources:
  • Pumpkin recipe
  • Cooking pumpkin
  • Ingredients for the recipe
  • Appropriate cooking equipment
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Dt1/2.1a use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
  • Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Downloads:

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