Pumpkin Rotting Experiment – Gross Halloween Science

Even though we have decided to travel in a 41 foot trailer – school must go on, so here is a fun gross Halloween experiment. Halloween is filled with candy, costumes and, of course, pumpkins.  I came up with a gross Halloween experiment that was so gross the hubby forbade me to do another one like it ever again unless I am going to throw everything away myself.  So enjoy this one, because there will Continue reading

Which Pumpkin has the most pumpkin seeds – Scary Halloween Pumpkin Experiments

How many seeds in pumpkin

Sometimes it is hard as a homeschool parent or teacher to come up with great learning ideas.  You have to get very creative and this time I found a fun experiment that covers more than one area of study.  This Halloween science experiment is great because it teaches math, estimation, measuring, science, reading, and it is tons of fun! 1.  Find Perfect Pumpkin I started off the Halloween Science experiment by letting the kids choose Continue reading

Grow a Pumpkin Plant without a traditional pot – Scary Halloween Pumpkin Experiments

plant a pumpkin

Can you grow a pumpkin without a traditional pot?  In our second experiment, we wanted to see if we could grow a pumpkin from the pumpkin seed that are already inside a pumpkin when you open it up. Here is what you need to grow a Pumpkin Plant: Pumpkin – any size Potting soil Knife and saw Watering can Adult supervision – to cut open the pumpkin Child to help put in soil and help Continue reading

Do Pumpkins sink or float – Scary Halloween Pumpkin Science

pumpkin experiment

October is one of mine and the girls favorite month.  We love Halloween and thought it would be fun to do a whole bunch of experiments with pumpkins, like Pumpkins sink or float.  We started this whole adventure by going to our favorite Pumpkin Patch and the girls had a blast picking out 8 pumpkins. Buy some pumpkins and follow along with as we learn  pumpkin can sink or float grow a pumpkin plant with out Continue reading