The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities

The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities make fall read-alouds unforgettable! Pumpkin-spice up learning with activities that cultivate a blend of literacy and math skills.

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72 pages

Grades PreK-5


Get ready to pumpkin-spice up your storytelling sessions with our The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities! Specially designed by our spectacular squad of elementary teachers, this downloadable delight is jam-packed to turn your fall activities into a festival of fun and fantasy! Boost the boo-factor of Spookley read-alouds and make autumn afternoons absolutely amazing.

Dive into a cornucopia of curriculum-friendly The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities this fall! Engage your pumpkin page-turners with parts of speech, rhyme, and reading comprehension questions. Math mavens will marvel at 2D and 3D shape-drawing, shape labeling, and scavenger hunts. Social skills sparkle with group prompts, while fine motor skills flourish with colorful crafts. From analyzing Spookley’s character to discussing the tale’s life-lessons and themes, this pack makes autumn academics absolutely a-MAIZE-ing!

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • Write adjectives.
  • Sort rhyming words.
  • Illustrate story elements.
  • Sequence the story.
  • Define story vocabulary.
  • Analyze Spookley.
  • Write about the story’s lesson and theme.
  • Write about personification.
  • Analyze a story quote.
  • Complete a Spookley craft.
  • Apply Writing Skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • Practice Reading Comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • Engage in Social Skills with whole group prompts and activities.
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills with coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • Draw 2D and 3D shapes.
  • Identify cubes and squares.
  • Label 2D and 3D shapes.
  • Determine the number of faces on a 3D shape.
  • Go on shape scavenger hunts.
  • Complete a 3D shape pumpkin patch.
  • Go on a shape hunt.
  • Learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin.
  • Boost the boo-factor of The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin read-alouds and make autumn afternoons absolutely amazing.

💙 Ready to carve out some extra fun in your Spookley storytelling? Harvest a heap of happiness and learning with these pumpkin-patch-perfect activities

💙 After plucking your perfect pack of The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities, pair them with the square-tastic soundscape in your Novel Effect app for a read-aloud that’s absolutely a-MAIZE-ing!

About the Book

One day in the pumpkin patch the strangest little pumpkin hatched. Spookley the Square Pumpkin was different, and all the other pumpkins teased him. That is, until Spookley proved that being different can save the day! The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a perennial fall-favorite children's book that delivers a special message of tolerance and kindness in a fun, accessible format for early learners. 

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