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11 Books about Pumpkins for Preschool (with a STEM twist!)

Teaching a preschool class? These books about pumpkins for preschool are the perfect books to read when studying pumpkins in the fall!

If you like these preschool pumpkin books, don’t miss these other fun STEM gifts for kids!

Keep reading to find our favorite books about pumpkins for preschoolers, but first, read a bit about why we like hands-on science for preschool!

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STEM Pumpkin Books for Preschool

In preschool, kids are learning all about the world. This makes it the perfect time to learn about how plants grow and how they transform from seed to fruit.

Preschoolers will love learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin and some other fun pumpkin facts when you read these science-focused pumpkin books to the class.

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Preschool Pumpkin Activities to Go Along with Your Books

I always like doing a hands-on activity when I’m reading a book to preschoolers, and there are tons of ways to bring your science books to life using pumpkins!

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These pumpkin activities for preschoolers are the perfect place to start after reading your favorite pumpkin books.

Try this black glue pumpkin craft and make your own creative pumpkins in the classroom!

Use baking soda and vinegar and make a pumpkin volcano experiment right inside of a pumpkin!

Cut open a pumpkin and learn about the parts of a pumpkin with a pumpkin density column experiment.

Try these engineering activities that use pumpkins!

Don’t forget to download these fall STEM challenge cards that you can use in preschool science centers!

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How to Set Up a Preschool STEM Bin

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Here is what I like to include in my preschool STEM bins.

And if you’re teaching preschool at home, check out our guide for how to set up a STEM center at home.

These STEM supplies and teacher resources are perfect for preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, and primary grade STEM classes!

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Outdoor Learning Math Classroom Set

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Science Explorer Table

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Ozobot Primary Grade Coding Lessons

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Primary Science Classroom Kit

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Play and Learn STEM Kit

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Primary Grade STEM Bins

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Space Themed Reward Jar for Teachers

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Rubber Blocks Classroom Set

11 STEM Pumpkin Books for Preschool

If you have a preschooler, these books about pumpkins for preschool are the perfect way to introduce fall science in preschool!

Teaching preschool is tons of fun because they love learning everything there is to know about the world!

Read these books then try your own pumpkin STEM activities to complete the science lesson.

Kids will have a blast with their pumpkin books during the fall!

Although these books are mainly aimed at preschoolers, kids in kindergarten through second grade would also learn a lot from these books!

These pumpkin science books are perfect for teaching pumpkin science to early learners!

What are your favorite pumpkin science books to read with preschoolers?

Which books do they ask for over and over?

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More Fall Activities for Preschoolers

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Pumpkin Craft for Preschoolers

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