Pumpkins – Toddler

Introduction Hello Everybody, Yes Indeed
Fun Opening Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, turn around (spin around)
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, roll on the ground. (roll hands over each other).
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, dance on your toes (walk on tiptoes)
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, light up your nose. (touch nose)
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, reach up high (reach hands up high)
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, jump to the sky. (jump)
Jack-O’-Lantern, Jack-O’-Lantern, smile with heat. (point to smile).
Source: Artsy Toddler Storytimes: A Year’s Worth of Ready-To-Go Programming by Carol Garnett Hopkins
Book Pumpkin Trouble by Jan Thomas

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Nursery Rhyme Peter, Peter, Pumpkin-eater
Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater;
Had a wife, and couldn’t keep her:
He put her in a pumpkin shell,
And there he kept her very well.
Book You’re My Little Pumpkin Pie by Natalie Marshal

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ASL Pumpkin
Flannel Recognize the Pumpkin Face

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We identified the different feelings of the jack-o-lanterns. Here is the pattern I used. We then sang this song with the different feelings.

Where’s My Pumpkin
Tune: Where is Thumbkin

Where’s my pumpkin? Where’s my pumpkin?
Here it is! Here it is!
(______) jack-o-lantern.
(______) jack-o-lantern.
Looks likes this. Looks like this.
Source: Sing a Song of Season: Over 200 Original Songs, Poems, and Fingerplays by The Mailbox

Action Rhyme Pumpkin, Pumpkin
Pumpkin, pumpkin on the ground (touch the ground)
How’d you get so big and round? (make a big circle)
Once you were a seed so small (pinch fingers together)
Now you are a great big ball (make a big circle overhead)
Pumpkin, pumpkin on the ground (touch the ground)
How’d you get so big and round? (make a big circle)
Source:SurLaLune Storytime
Action Rhyme Pumpkins Over There
Pumpkins small,(put hands low where a small pumpkin might stand).
And pumpkins tall, (raise hands high up in the air
Pumpkins, pumpkins, everywhere (spin around)
Pumpkins fat, (move hands out far to the sides)
And pumpkins thins, (move hands close together in front of body).
Pumpkins, pumpkins, over there! (point across the room with both hands.
Source: Artsy Toddler Storytimes: A Year’s Worth of Ready-To-Go Programming by Carol Garnett Hopkins
Action Rhyme Pumpkins Are Growing
Pumpkins are growing
On the ground (point downward)
Look at all the pumpkins
Orange and round! (form circle with arms)
Source: Busy Bees Fun for Two’s and Three’s by Elizabeth McKinnon
Dance Song I’m a Little Seed by Carole Stephens
Dance Song Pass the Pumpkin by Carole Stephens
We passed a pumpkin around in a circle. I did modify the instructions.
Cool Down The Alphabet and we counted to 10.
Goodbye Song Say Goodbye

Craft: Super easy craft! The mouth is bat die-cut upside down.
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