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  • Emily Leake

    Love this idea!! Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // Integrate plant unit with "fall fun" pumpkin observation!

  • Stephanie Kelly

    Science - Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. Remember to start this early for Fall porch decor. Great idea!!!

  • Traci Hicken Harding

    Growing Pumpkins! Open up a pumpkin.... add soil and watch the seeds inside the pumpkin grow!! Love this idea!!

  • Krystal Kirk

    Coolest. Science. Project. EVER.     Stole this idea from Miss Julie, my beloved girlie and the coolest First Grade teacher in North America. The twins and I tried this last Fall–simply open up a pumpkin–get a sturdy variety like Iron Man or Alladins.  Fill 3/4 with soil and water sparingly.  Too much and your little ecosystem …

  • Noelle @ Metal-Morphosis

    Love this idea!! Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // FUN - need to remember this for next year! #Pumpkin #Kids #Gardening

  • Sylvie Lahaie

    The Pumpkin Project from Growing in Pre K. Open a pumpkin, add soil & water & watch the seeds already inside the pumpkin grow. Also links to other activities to teach about & observe the pumpkin life cycle. Recommends reading the book "Pumpkin Jack" several times during this process.

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