Students will submit designs to teacher and use as a guide at home for decorating pumpkin character. First grade students used real pumpkins to depict some of their favorite book characters. See more ideas about pumpkin books, character pumpkins and pumpkin. Pumpkin book characters the valdosta technical college. Pumpkin book report by simply kinder teachers pay teachers. Sep 28, 2015 the shattered pumpkin the legend of sleepy hollow, by washington irvingits hard to feel sorry for the ichabod crane of irvings tale, a scrawny opportunist out to marry an 18yearold for her money this is in comparison to the extremely sympatheticand dishyichabod crane of the delightful television show sleepy hollowbut then the only things those two properties have in common. I printed pictures from the internet which dad then drew simplified, pumpkin friendly versions of. The 6 most famous pumpkins in literature and one rutabaga.
The students from kindergarten through fourth grade were challenged to decorate pumpkins using the theme of my favorite book character. Meet the characters from the movie spookley the square. Hershey elementary first grade book character pumpkins. Franklin park schools pumpkin art celebrates favorite.
Here are a few tips for success when creating the pumpkin version of your favorite book character. Decorating pumpkins like characters a huge collection of the best creative pumpkin decorating ideas for halloween. A perfect addition to halloween fun in your classroom. Sep 10, 2019 the pumpkin book is another great nonfiction book for kids of all ages. This very hungry caterpillar made from small pumpkins is absolutely adorable. These ghosts, goblins, and other fantastical fiends tend to emerge after dark and are rarely seen, except by the glow of candlelight. Childrens book characters inspire pumpkin decorating. Choose a medium to small pumpkin think the size your child can carry, especially if you have to paint it.
Too many pumpkins by linda white was one of my wishlist books, and a rare picture book to have made it on the list. Creating a pumpkin based on a favorite storybook character is the ultimate extension activity. Students are challenged to partner with their parents to create a pumpkin that looks like one of their favorite characters from a book. When i was a teacher, my students and i use to decorate pumpkins like characters in books. This year, i chose hello kitty and dory from finding nemo. Elementary students at north elementary school in franklin park gathered at a book fair monday, halloween morning, using designs on pumpkins to celebrate their favorite characters. No, this is nothing new, but i like to think the stem on my pumpkins is different than those ive seen and if i make these again i will make the stems even longer and curlier. Thingamajig by audionautix is licensed under a creative commons. While stick dog might not be your childs cup of tea, the idea to combine a love of reading with a pumpkin you dont have to carve probably is your cup of tea as a mom.
What comic book is in the smashing pumpkins today music. Book character pumpkins elementary nest olivia, pete the cat, interrupting chicken, and many others 20. A favorite childrens author, gail gibbons introduces all the details about the growth of pumpkins along with some new terms for kids to learn. The how and why of this book being on the list is beyond my memory, but im glad it was. Mar 01, 1993 too many pumpkins by linda white was one of my wishlist books, and a rare picture book to have made it on the list.
Franklin park schools pumpkin art celebrates favorite book. In the world outside, i examine comic books showing up in outside media, like tv shows, sports, novels and films. In our school, every class decorates a pumpkin like a character in a childrens book. Oct 29, 2019 the students from kindergarten through fourth grade were challenged to decorate pumpkins using the theme of my favorite book character. Taylorville primary school is one of the schools that does this each year. The seed, sprouts, the sprout grows into a plant and gets bigger on each page. Skippyjon jones here is a quick photo to inspire you. But, teaching at a lowincome school, i was honestly kinda nervous to try it. Pumpkin book reports pumpkin books, book character pumpkins.
Meet the characters from the moviespookley spookley the square pumpkin is friendly, sweet, and kindhearted. Nov 23, 2019 two months into the school year and easton finally brought home a school project i could get behind. Turner know if you need a book for display bring pumpkins to the library on friday, october 14th. Skippyjon jones here is a quick photo to inspire you to create a pumpkin based on the childrens book. Oct 23, 2016 pumpkin book characters edgemere elementary. He always looks for, and finds, the best in others. Jun 11, 2014 116 of 3 results for smashing pumpkins book skip to main search results. Famous book characters storybook characters fall halloween halloween crafts pumpkin books pumpkin ideas harry potter pumpkin elementary shenanigans book character pumpkins today was a crazy. The pumpkins in the library at iverson elementary school have a lot of character. Back in july, comic book writer sam humphries who you might know from his many awesome comics, most recently being a run on green lanterns asked folks on twitter to identify the comic book that billy corgan is reading in the video to the smashing pumpkins today. A huge collection of the best creative pumpkin decorating ideas for halloween. You can make that character come to life and display it proudly when youre done.
Witches in the grimm fairy tales are certainly evil. Bring your favorite storybook characters to life with these pumpkin decorating ideas for halloween. Looking for a cute themed template for the reports. Students dress up a pumpkin to look like their favorite book character. Are you looking for a fun and festive book project for grades 1 through 5. In the past, my class has used characters from books such as. In my classroom, i send this home as a project and have them return them right before hallowe. On the entry form write the title and author of the book. If real, please pick a pumpkin your child can carry independently.
Plan and design using pixie to show how students will decorate their pumpkins. See more ideas about book characters, world book day ideas and book character pumpkins. This is a great way to give new life to books that are falling apart, torn, missing covers or pages, or would have otherwise been thrown away. Make wings out of paper towels or felt and glue on. The students in each homeroom at our school have decorated pumpkins like a character from a story. Althought this book has few words, its wonderful to teach the life cycle of a pumpkin. This book is a good addition to the fall pumpkin theme.
Apr 04, 2020 the library is hosting a book character pumpkin project. Flip through the photo gallery to see the creativity and hard work of these students and families. In my classroom, i send this home as a project and have them return them right before halloween. This is so neat i should try doing this instead of the customary carving. The pumpkins are displayed in the library for a week before halloween, including during pumpkin. The mockingjay symbol from the hunger games series. Pumpkin storybook characters smore newsletters for education. Picked a character from the book and created a small pie size pumpkin. Students turn pumpkins into favorite storybook characters. Turn a pumpkin into your favorite storybook character.
I wanted my kiddos to make book character pumpkins. Painted foam pumpkin book character craft preschool inspirations. Decorate a pumpkin as one of the characters from your book. Seven legendary halloween characters and the pumpkins to. For his schools annual pumpkin fest, families are asked to decorate a pumpkin to look like a favorite book character. And the good news is, its easy to carve your own cartoon character pumpkins.
A favorite fall activity for several of our schools is transforming pumpkins into favorite book characters. Our elementary school hosts its annual pumpkin book character contest. The fourth graders display their decorated pumpkins, adorned with pipe cleaners, pompoms, googly eyes, wire, paint and more, in. Every october the childrens library staff creates book characters out of pumpkins see more ideas about book character pumpkins, character pumpkins and book characters. Oct 18, 2016 inspired by my son and daughters current interests i gathered 10 halloween pumpkin decorating ideas of their favorite characters from t. See more ideas about character pumpkins, book character pumpkins and pumpkin decorating.
Pumpkin decorating with book and movie characters a huge collection of the best creative pumpkin decorating ideas for halloween. Even though he is little, spookley accepts every challenge placed before him and can always be counted on to do his best. The wizard of ozs witch set the standard for broomclutching, greenskinned hideousness. Five little pumpkins by dan yaccarino introduces students to the illustrated version of the poem five little pumpkins. Then, they decorate pumpkins at home to resemble a character from the book.
Every october the childrens library staff creates book characters out of pumpkins see more ideas about book character pumpkins, character pumpkins and. The library is hosting a book character pumpkin project. Bring the book or a picture of the book cover to display with. Pumpkin pumpkin is the wonderful story of a young boy who plants a pumpkin seed in spring, cares for it all summer and then carves the pumpkin for halloween but not before saving a few seeds for next year. First, students chose a book they hadnt read before to read and write about. Cahrazy day as we transformed our pumpkins into famous book characters.
You may use pumpkins or gourds or both to create your project. But perhaps no witch is as iconically wicked as the one from the west. Carved onto a long island cheese pumpkin, this graphic, skirttrailing sorceress looks as if shes perched to take. The whole school would participate and it was always so much fun. I remember our rainbow fish won the contest one year. Made with boinx fotomagico photos by rebecca salazar music credits. Inspired by my son and daughters current interests i gathered 10 halloween pumpkin decorating ideas of their favorite characters from t. The pumpkin book project is always an annual favorite in my classroom. Wicked witch from snow white created using a bumpy pumpkin with the stem as the nose and painting her face. How to transform pumpkins into your favorite book character.
Directions on how to make the fly guy inspired story book pumpkin character. Bring the book or a picture of the book cover to display with your pumpkinsgourds. Something wicked this way carveseach of our etched pumpkins features an infamous creature from fairy tales, folklore, or literature. Trolls princess poppy pumpkin diy for halloween 2017. Seven legendary halloween characters and the pumpkins to match.
To decorate you can use paper, glue, paint, markers, pipe cleaners, fabric, or other craft items on the pumpkin. The inaugural pumpkin book character contest at the facility, 1575 s. Nov 04, 20 i wanted my kiddos to make book character pumpkins. Pumpkin book characters are a fun way to bring stories alive and decorate for halloween at the same time. Response must be less that 100,000 characters thank you for your feedback. October is an excellent time for all things pumpkins. Students will want this book read to them many times. Childrens book characters inspire pumpkin decorating contest. Oct 31, 2016 elementary students at north elementary school in franklin park gathered at a book fair monday, halloween morning, using designs on pumpkins to celebrate their favorite characters. How to carve cartoon character pumpkins pies and plots.
See more ideas about pumpkin books, character pumpkins and book character pumpkins. The kids then get to bring their masterpieces to school and present both their pumpkins and book reports at the same time. The characters the students chose could not from tv or. Including 60 creative pumpkin carving ideas and 90 nocarve pumpkin ideas. Enjoy some laughs with these funny seasonal pumpkin stories that all have wonderful. Its just easier to work with than the largest pumpkin in the patch, and much less surface area to cover in paint. Give your little one something to get excited about with. I will be posting character pumpkins and descriptions for halloween. The shattered pumpkin the legend of sleepy hollow, by washington irvingits hard to feel sorry for the ichabod crane of irvings tale, a scrawny opportunist out to marry an 18yearold for her money this is in comparison to the extremely sympatheticand dishyichabod crane of the delightful television show sleepy hollowbut then the only things those two properties have in common. Fly guy easy readers by tedd arnold fly guy pumpkin. Give them a new life by creating unique pumpkins, perfect for autumn and halloween decorations. Sep 07, 2015 when i was a teacher, my students and i use to decorate pumpkins like characters in books.
I have pretty and cute, tough and turtelish, yellow and smiley, pokemon, shopkins, nemo and even more ideas that your kids can use as inspiration to decorate their pumpkins. Check out the results our students fantastic creativity in this slideshow. Oct 7, 2019 explore monchoss board pumpkin book characters, followed by 534. The pumpkin book is another great nonfiction book for kids of all ages. Although it was designed to be used in october, the character trait pages that are included would be useful yearround. Smashing pumpkins mellon collie and the infinite sadness. This is a great book to teach that pictures sometimes tell more of the story than the words. See more ideas about pumpkin books, pumpkin decorating and character pumpkins. Disney frozen imagine ink rainbow color pen art book with surprise pictures cookieswirlc video. Carved pumpkins make a big mess and a stinky library each pumpkin entry must be accompanied by an entry card. This pumpkin parade book character project is a fun and interactive way for your students to create their favorite book character out of a pumpkin. Oct 20, 2015 childrens book characters if carving isnt your talent, try painting pumpkins instead.102 134 342 51 1418 684 892 224 544 206 1335 720 466 774 667 63 277 1560 1585 1046 1422 1542 1463 876 1089 244 458 1401 805 1035 1252 651 924 280 297 1197 683 1166