Activity

Play With Your Food!

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What You Need:

  • 50 pumpkin seeds
  • Tempera paint (orange, brown, green)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Newspaper
  • Glue
  • White paper

What You Do:

  1. Set the sheet of paper on a table and ask your child to arrange the 50 seeds into the configuration of a pumpkin. Have them count out how many seeds it takes to make the orange part of the pumpkin, the brown part of the stem and the green part of a leaf.
  2. Cover the table with newspaper. Place the seeds on top of the newspaper.
  3. Ask your child to paint the correct amount of seeds each color. Allow the seeds to dry.
  4. Have them arrange the seeds into a pumpkin on the paper, counting out the seeds as they go.
  5. Glue the seeds in place to finish creating an autumn mosaic.

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