5 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities

5 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities

It’s officially October – ‘tis the season for pumpkins! But aside from making a jack-o-lantern, what do you do with all the pumpkins that seem to pile up each fall?

Whether you are looking to create crafts, do experiments, or play games – these super fun pumpkin activities are great ways to use this autumn staple!



Pumpkin Eruption


  1. Baking soda
  2. Vinegar
  3. White pumpkin
  4. Carving tool
  5. Dish soap


  1. Cut off the top of the pumpkin (save this for the pumpkin boats activity further down), and take out some of the seeds.
  2. Carve a face into your pumpkin.
  3. Add a few scoops of baking soda into the bottom of the pumpkin.
  4. Add a little dish soap to the bottom of the pumpkin.
  5. When you’re ready, pour vinegar into the pumpkin and watch it erupt out of the pumpkins face or head!
  6. Your child will definitely want to continue until you run out of vinegar and baking soda

    By Rachel Wells


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