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Pumpkin Education

Pumpkin Patch—A Vine Through Time Complete AgriLearning Kit Pumpkin Patch—A Vine Through Time Complete AgriLearning Kit

Discover the wonders of pumpkins. Watch tiny seeds grow into several varieties of pumpkins in a time-lapse video and learn how to prepare the soil for next year's crop. The Pumpkin Patch contains posters, books, handson activities, recipes, and fascinating pumpkin facts.

USDA: Pumpkins: Feature of the Month USDA: Pumpkins: Feature of the Month

Though they are often used solely as festivefall decorations, pumpkins are also nutrition and versatile vegetables than can be found in many soups, stews and other hearty dishes. When fresh pumpkins are not available or convenient, canned pumpkin can be a great alternative.

Pick a Pumpkin Activity Pick a Pumpkin Activity

Pumpkins are the ultimate October icons -- the fruit of the month, if you will. (Yes! Pumpkins are a fruit.) This month, celebrate pumpkins with these across-the-curriculum activities. Included: Art, science, language, and math activities.

Pump Up the Curriculum With Pumpkins! Pump Up the Curriculum With Pumpkins!

Try pumpkin science, math and writing.

Pumpkin Lesson Plans & Thematic Units Pumpkin Lesson Plans & Thematic Units

Harvest a crop of learning with real pumpkins

Pumpkin Exploration Pumpkin Exploration

The size, color, smell and taste of pumpkins make them perfect for this elementary observation and exploration activity.