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Pumpkin Play 10 ways

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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 a trained teacher mama to three awesome children and wife to Greg. As a family of expats, they travel the world every couple of years for new adventures. Right now, they live in Vienna, Austria.

One thing Sian is super passionate about? Helping mums worldwide navigate the early years of parenthood.

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