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Okay, so I genuinely LOVE Halloween season, but for little ones, it can get pretty overwhelming. If you want a less creepy Halloween for little ones, why not try some pumpkin play? The abundance of them during harvest season means that there are plenty of ways to play. This post is a round-up of our ideas for toddlers and preschooler – please click the links in the headers for more details on each activity…

1. Pumpkin Patch

2. Pumpkin Process Art

3. Autumn Kitchen

4. Pumpkin Spice Play Dough

5. Name Recognition Pumpkin

6. Pollock Pumpkins

7. Gourd Geoboard

8. Pumpkin Squish Bag

9. Witches Brew

10. Pumpkin Soup Scoop

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Sian Thomas

Sian Thomas

Sian is the founder of Teach Investigate Play. She helps parents navigate the early years by providing meaningful and simple activities. She also owns 'Get Set Social Media' - a social media consultancy for small businesses. From the UK, now living in Vienna (via Australia). About page has more!

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