October is a favorite month at DreamBox Learning (sssh, don’t tell the other months). We hope you’ll help us celebrate it with pumpkin math activities and pumpkin jokes all month long! And we have a brand new (free) calendar filled with learning fun.
To kick off our favorite month, here’s a pumpkin joke:
Q: How do you mend a broken Jack-o-Lantern?
A: With a pumpkin patch!
OK, so maybe jokes aren’t our thing. But pumpkin math activities are definitely our thing! Here’s our pumpkin math activities calendar
to kick off October.
Pumpkin math activities
If you’re a math teacher, homeschooler, or an interested parent, have your students estimate the circumference of a pumpkin by cutting yarn into pieces they think might fit around the pumpkin. Then, sort pieces by too short, too long, and just about perfect. This helps kids learn to estimate sizes. After you do this pumpkin math activity, read It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
And don’t forget to get our free math activities and holiday calendar
. You’ll be surprised to learn that Halloween isn’t the only holiday in October. We’ll bring you more cool pumpkin math activities and more all month, so check back soon!
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