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Pumpkin Math

Pumpkin Math You Need: A pumpkin and a piece of yarn for each child to estimate the circumference of the pumpkin. Directions: Each child cuts a length of yarn estimating how long the yarn needs to be to go around the pumpkin. Allow each child to wrap the yarn around the pumpkin. Make a chart with columns: Too small     Too Large     Just Right. Place
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Upside Down Pumpkin Pie

Kids can measure ingredients, stir and spoon into cups. They can add the whipped cream and crumble cookies on top. Upside Down Pumpkin Pie You will need: One large bowl, whisk, can opener, scrapers, teaspoons, paper cups, plastic spoons. Ingredients: Sweetened whipped cream 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding 1 (12) ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 (15 ounce) can pure pumpkin 1
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Bat Basics-Echo Location Game

  Bats are fascinating creatures. The only mammals that can fly, bats use their wings as a blanket to wrap themselves as they sleep to keep warm. Some bats eat up to 1200 mosquitos in 1 hour. Bats are nocturnal and use echolocation to find their way and prey. Kids love this game which teaches how echo location works and what the word means.
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Bat Crackers

These yummy crackers are easy to make. Kids can use a bat cookie cutter to cut them out and a pastry brush or fingers to brush on olive or seasoned oil. Check out my other bat activities. You will need: Flour tortilla shells Olive oil Seasoning salt Bat cookie cutter (or paring knife) Pastry brush (fingers work too) Directions: Stack 3 or 4 tortilla
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Owl Puppet

Owl Paper Bag Puppet This paper bag hand puppet is a nice activity to do in the Fall. You can use it to teach about nocturnal creatures and shapes and the letter Oo. You will need: A paper bag Yellow construction paper cut into 2  1 3/4″ diameter circles (one set of eyes for each owl). Brown construction paper cut into 2  1″ circles
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