Pumpkin Science Experiments
Fall is the perfect time to bring out the fun and exciting pumpkin science experiments and activities. We use pumpkins for decorating and cooking, but pumpkins are not just for making some of the best fall recipes. They also make a good way for kids to learn!
There are so many different science topics you can touch on when working with pumpkins. These science experiments involve learning about natural science, chemistry, biology, and more.
Ready to get some fun science learning this fall? These fun pumpkin science experiments will have kids learning about different science subjects in a fun way.
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Recommended Pumpkin Books for Kids
Grab a fun story about pumpkins to go along with your science experiments to see how fun it is to learn more about pumpkins.
The Ugly PumpkinThe Pumpkin BookToo Many PumpkinsBig PumpkinPick a PumpkinHow Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?
You can go even further with your study of pumpkins and visit a local pumpkin patch to explore a farm and see how they are grown and harvested.
Recommended Pumpkin Toys
Want to have even more fun with pumpkins? Try any of these cool pumpkin toys to enjoy this fall.
Halloween Pumpkin Poop Emoji – Lights Up and Farts – Great Halloween Toys for Kids – 7 Funny Farting Sounds – Squeeze to Play – Measures a Cute (4 x 4.5)Petlou Durable Plush Dog and Cat Toys with Multi-Squeaks and Crinkle Paper. (Orange, 6-inch Pumpkin)AKUDY Push Pop Bubble Fidget Toy, Sensory Fidget Toys for Kids Adults, One Side Louder Push Bubbles Pop, Fidget Popper Stress Reliever Toys-PumpkinMGparty 6 Packs Halloween Squishies Toys Slow Rising Pumpkin, Ghost, Vampire, Bat, Mummy, Zombie Boy Soft Squishies Toys Set for Kids, Girls, Boys, Party Favors Stress Relief ToysZippyPaws Halloween Burrow Interactive Dog Toys – Hide and Seek Dog Toys and Puppy Toys, Colorful Squeaky Dog Toys, and Plush Dog Puzzles, Pumpkin with BatsStuffed Pumpkin Fluffy Pumpkin Plush Durable Halloween Pumpkins Decorative Couch Throw Pillow Soft Pumpkin Plush Pillow Gift Party Christmas Orange 16
Pumpkin Science Experiments
Have a little extra fun this fall with pumpkins! This science experiment is a great hands-on activity that the kids will love doing.
A fun STEM activity that the kids will think is magical, this bubbling pumpkin experiment makes for a fun way to learn about science.
Pumpkin Marshmallow Building: Fall Preschool STEAM Activity
This fun preschool STEAM activity uses marshmallows to make a building as children learn an experiment with pumpkin shaped marshmallows.
CUTE Parts of a Pumpkin Craft & Free Parts of a Pumpkin Worksheets
As children learn about the parts that make up a pumpkin, they can work on the free pumpkin science worksheets for even more fun learning.
Parts of a Pumpkin Density Column Experiment
Use a pumpkin to study density - perfect fo
Melted Crayon Pumpkin STEAM Activity
This melted crayon STEAM activity involves heating a pumpkin hot enough that it will actually melt the crayons.
How Clouds Make Rain Shaving Cream Experiment
This pumpkin experiment will give children the opportunity to make their own rain cloud and rainstorm.
Painting Pumpkins with Paintballs: A Quick STEAM Activity
Another fun hands-on STEAM activity for fall, the kids will love painting pumpkins with the force of paintballs.
Levitating Pumpkin Experiment
A fun way to introduce children to physics, this experiment will have your pumpkin levitating for a fun activity.
Oozing Pumpkins STEM Experiment
Create a volcano that explodes through the pumpkin’s face with this fun science activity.
Pumpkin Life Cycle STEM Activity
Watch a pumpkin decompose at each stage of decomposition with this fun pumpkin science experiment.
Pumpkin Skittles Experiment
Easy to do and easy to set up, this pumpkin skittles experiment will great for younger children and will help with color recognition.
DIY Pumpkin Slime Recipe For Kids
Making pumpkin slime can be a fun way to learn about chemistry. At the end they’ll also have a fun batch of slime to play with.
Potato Jack O Lantern Stamp Halloween Craft
We don’t typically think of stamping as a science experiment, but it can be a great way to learn about nature, science, and more.
Coffee Filter Leaf & Pumpkin Craft (with Food Coloring)
This fun fall craft doubles as a pumpkin science activity! Pair it up with a fall harvest unit and you have a complete lesson the kids will love.
Enjoy these pumpkin science experiments and activities! We hope you try out some of the fun things we have mentioned. If you want to see more, be sure to subscribe so that each week we can send a new post straight into your inbox.
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