Perfect Pumpkins {a Writing Craftivity}

I really loved reading your comments about my classroom!  I worked my tail off the last two weeks, and it's so nice to hear your wonderful compliments!  Thank you! :)  I can't wait for my new firsties to see it this week!  Teachers go back to work this Tuesday, and the kiddos will be back on Thursday.  I'm so excited!!

I mentioned before that I was slowly working on a pumpkin unit...
Well, I'm happy to say that I finally finished it!!
With this unit, your little pumpkins will create a cutie pumpkin of their own...
...complete with a writing activity, of course!  Your kiddos will write about how to carve a pumpkin, using a "first, next, then, last" prompt!

There's space to draw a little picture, too!
Take a look at what's inside:
*pumpkin craft + directions
*How to Carve a Pumpkin writing prompt {primary/secondary lines}
*How Many Pumpkins Tall Are You? activity
*two class surveys
*pumpkin senses
*pumpkin adjectives
*word search
*ABC order

And here are a couple pics from the unit:
If you want, you can pick up a copy of perfect pumpkins {a writing craftivity} in my TpT shop!  As always, please let me know what you think!! I hope you loveeee it! :)

Enjoy the rest of your Labor Day weekend!!!

Want to win one?
Leave some comment love with your email address and I'll pick a winner tonight! ;)
Congrats to #40 {Nicole from Rowdy in Room 300} and #38 {Tracy}!  Emailing you gals now!


FirstGradeBlueSkies (Jennifer) said...

I think it looks adorable!!
First Grade Blue SKies

Tara said...

Oh so super cute!!!

4th Grade Frolics

Courtney said...

Love this! I can't wait for fall and pumpkins! I have it on my wishlist already.

Swimming into Second

Sandy said...

Cute!!! It's making me excited for Halloween and October and fall! :-)

Kelley Dolling said...

Love . . . love . . . love this Teri. October is my absolute fave (we are b-day buddies) and I can't wait for all of the pumpkin fun!!

Kelley Dolling
Teacher Idea Factory

Traci said...

ooh, ooh, ooh, I love, love, love this!
❤Dragonflies in First ❤

Rachel said...

Once again another great craftivity! I have loved everyone you've created!

Amy said...

This looks adorable!!

ashleythurston said...

These are so cute!!

Lizzie Garcia said...


Meagan said...

It is way to cute for words! :)


Heather said...

Love this!! Pumpkins are one of my favorite units to teach!!

Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

Lori said...

This would be so cute for our field trip to the pumpkin patch!

Teacher Lisa said...

I love fall, and I would love this!!!

Suzy Q said...

Adorable, as always! Fall is just the thing to think about to take my mind off the insane heat wave we are having!

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Lisa R. said...

I LOVE it!! On the wishlist it goes!! :)

Learning Is Something to Treasure

Brooke said...

I absolutely love this!! So cute!

Mrs. Byers said...

So super cute! We go pumpking picking every year as a field trip. The kids love it and this would go perfectly.

The Busy Busy Hive

Ayjah said...

Absolutely adorable

Jeannine said...

It's so adorable! I love it! Pumpkin day is always a favorite! Our principal bring out his shop tools and carves for the kids while teaching them about power tools! This is perfect!

Creative Lesson Cafe

Miss Squirrels said...

You never cease to amaze me with your creativity!

Going Nutty!


Ash said...

Great new unit! Love the pumpkin measuring!

Pixy Stix and Teacher Tricks

Karyn said...

It's so cute Teri! I'd love to win one!! I love the pumpkin non standard measuring!


Eileen Griffin said...

I cannot wait to make these with my class. Super sweet.
I love Halloween!!!!

Charlotte said...

This is so cute!! I'm adding it to my wishlist! I love anything to do with pumpkins!!

julie said...

This is so adorable. Hoping to try it later on this year.


ksteacher81 said...

Love it! I know my students will love it too.
Ruthanne rarace81@gmail.com

Carrie said...

Love it! We go to the pumpkin patch in the fall so this would be perfect:)

absees123s said...

LOVE this and have put it in my wishlist..TY for all your wonderful ideas!



Beth said...

This activity is SUPER cute! It's already on my wishlist! :D

Linda Piccola said...

Yummy! Use your stuff all the time - it is so sweet!! Thanks

Lori Rosenberg said...

You never cease to amaze me! Do you wake up in the middle of the night with a craftivity on your mind? How on earth do you keep coming up with these amazingly adorable ideas? I love this activity!

Ѽ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter

Delighted said...

Very cute! Pumpkins are one of my favorite units!


Ms. B./Sra. B. said...

Hi! I love this craftivity and want to do it with my first graders. My question to you, as a first time first grade teacher...how do you get them to write? Do you model and have them copy what you write or do you let them go at it by themselves? I have students who are struggling to write sentences. I appreciate your advice.

Ms. B./Sra. B. said...

BTW, I'm the first time first grade teacher...I've taught 3rd and 2nd... My last post sounded like you were the first time first grade teacher! Sorry! :o)

Mrs. Ryan said...

Wow! This looks amazing! It's going to have to go on my wish list! :)


loularkin said...

You make the cutest things! Cute and educational. So fun.

tracy said...

Have purchased many of your craftivities and absolutely adore the pumpkin craftivity.

meliss59 said...

This is absolutely adorable!! I have carved a pumpkin with my class for the past 2 years and would love to do it again this year. This would go perfectly with it!

Nicole said...

LOVE it Teri!! Adding it to my wishlist now! :)))
Rowdy in Room 300

kbauter said...

So crafty! Love the pumpkins!


Melissa K. said...

What an adorable craftivity! I can't wait for fall and this is just perfect for the upcoming season! missy.kutil@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Super cute! Love it :-)


sarah said...

Adorable! Love the pumpkin picking sheet.


MrsNewp said...

You are making me wish I taught first again with all these cutesy pie products of yours!!


Busy Bees said...

You are making me in the mood for fall. I love fall!!

Laura said...

super cute pumpkins!! too bad out where I teach in rural alaska, not all my kids carve pumpkins.

Kristin Gre said...

That is a really adorable activity. I am already a follower, and have selected one of your products to showcase on my 10 weekly teacher finds post on my blog. Bloggers I follow or who follow me have an even better chance of being selected! Great items !
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Mrs. Reed said...

I love your blog. I have found some great ideas to use with my class. Im your newest follower.
Flying Into First Grade

Laura said...

Ummm looove!!!! Makes me so excited for fall :D


johnpeterjohn said...

this seems very exciting!!
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