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A fun pumpkin craft to go along with the story The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin. This simple fall craft comes with a free printable template. Print, color, cut then glue!

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Do your kids love Spookley the Square Pumpkin? My daughters absolutely adore him so I just had to create a Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft for them! Each Halloween season we watch the movie on Netflix and it is such lovely story. It teaches kids to embrace and celebrate our differences.

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft for preschool and kindergarten kids.  It is a simple and easy pumpkin craft for kids  and perfect for the fall season.

I recommend reading the book or watching the movie with your kids. It is a sweet story and I bet your kids will enjoy it!

This Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft is easy to put together and comes with a free printable template.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft

There are 2 versions included in this Make Your Own Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft. There is a color option and a black-and-white option.

  • The first version is in black and white. This is ideal for kids who enjoy coloring. After coloring, cut out the pieces and glue them together.
  • The second version comes in color. This is perfect for kids who don’t really enjoy coloring and simply want to cut out, build and glue together their little Spookley.

This simple and easy Spookley the Square pumpkin craft is perfect for preschool and kindergarten kids.

  • Make Your Own Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft template PDF (download form is at the end of this post)
  • White printing paper or cardstock
  • Coloring supplies (crayons, markers, or coloring pencils)

A fun pumpkin craft for the fall season.  Color, cut and glue to create this Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft.

How To Make Your Own Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft

  • Print out the color or the black and white version of the Spookley craft template.
  • If your child loves to color let them get creative!
  • Cut out all the pieces.
  • Glue the pieces together.

How to Assemble Your Spookley Craft

After the template is colored in and cut out, it is time to put Spookley together.

  • Start by gluing the eyes on his face just below the eyebrows.
  • Next, glue the stem on the top on the backside.
  • Glue the leaves on either side of the pumpkin on the backside.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin is unique!  Invite your child to create their own Spookley with this free printable template.

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Has your child made this adorable Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft? If so I would love to see how it turned out! You can share it on Instagram and use the hashtag #thelittlemomaid or tag @thelittlemomaid as well!

More Spookley Ideas and Activities:

  • Video Read Aloud of The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin
  • The Official Spookley Website
  • Spookley the Square Pumpkin Cookies

More Halloween Crafts:

  • Make Your Own Frankenstein Craft
  • Make Your Own Monster Craft
  • Make Your Own Scarecrow Craft
  • Halloween Pumpkin Craft

Pumpkin and Halloween Learning Activities

There are so many fun ways to incorporate seasonal fun into learning activities. Take a peek at these ideas, activities and printables to keep the fun and learning going!

Sensory Play Ideas

I absolutely love sensory bins and sensory play activities.

This Pumpkin Scented Moon Sand from Parenting Chaos looks awesome and so much fun to play with.

My girls also love to get their hands on play dough and start creating all kinds of fun stuff. If your kids enjoy playing with play dough too then check out this simple Pumpkin Pie Play Dough Recipe from Natural Beach Living .

Literacy Ideas

These Halloween Color by Letter Coloring Pages are a great way for preschool and kindergarten-aged kids to learn the letters of the alphabet and build fine motor skills.

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Science Ideas

Do you have a little scientist in your home? Well this Pumpkin Volcano activity from Freebie Finding Mom is going to be a huge hit then! It is simple to set up and you most likely have all the ingredients on hand.

You could also give this Halloween Pumpkin Science Experiment for Kids from Active Littles a try . Watch how the pumpkin magically appears. It is pretty amazing!

If your kid is learning their numbers and loves puzzles these Fall Number Puzzles from The Stem Laboratory are for them!

These Pumpkin Shape Sorting Activities are a fun hands-on way for preschool and kindergarten kids to learn their shapes.

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft

The story of Spookley the Square Pumpkin is new to me. I haven’t heard of it before this year. One of the preschool girls brought us a copy of the book. This book is perfect for fall or Halloween and invites a coordinating Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft

As you might have guessed by now, Spookley is different from the rest of the pumpkins because he’s square. At first, he feels bad about this because he doesn’t have fun rolling around like the other pumpkins and they tease him because of this. So an excellent opportunity to discuss differences and teasing.

Child gluing Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft.

Then when a storm comes up, Spookley proves useful and helpful to the other pumpkins and the farmer because he’s square. It’s a very cute story.

Child making a Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft.

To go along with the book, we made square collage pumpkins .

Group of Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft with the book.

  • Cut squares out of the black construction paper .
  • Cut squares out of orange construction paper or cardstock.
  • Use green for a leaf and brown paper for a stem.
  • Assemble the pumpkin with glue .
  • Add googly eyes .

Child gluing orange squares to black square.

Kids will love the book and DVD or Spookley stuffed pumpkin toy.

More Pumpkin Activities

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  • Printable Pumpkin Activities

More Spookley Resources

  • Go to Spookley.com to watch videos, find coloring pages and more about Spookley.
  • Here’s a classroom toolkit to stop bullying before it starts with Spookley.
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22 Spookley Square Pumpkin Activities

Welcome to a world of fall fun and excitement with Spookley the Square Pumpkin!

As the leaves begin to change and a crisp breeze fills the air, it’s time to embark on a pumpkin-themed adventure like no other.

Inspired by the beloved character Spookley, the square pumpkin who teaches us the importance of being different, these activities are designed to spark creativity, promote learning, and celebrate the magic of autumn.

From arts and crafts to games and storytelling, there’s something delightful for everyone to enjoy.

So, gather your family and friends, and get ready to dive into a realm of Spookley Square Pumpkin activities that will surely fill your days with joy and laughter.

Spookley’s Shape Adventure: Pumpkin Puzzles

20 Fun Spookley Square Pumpkin Activities

Get ready for a puzzling adventure with Spookley’s Shape Adventure! Gather a collection of square-shaped materials, such as cardboard or paper, and cut them into various sizes. Next, invite children to create their own pumpkin puzzles by arranging the square pieces to form Spookley’s charming face. This activity not only reinforces shape recognition but also encourages problem-solving skills as kids manipulate the squares to recreate the beloved character’s distinctive appearance. As they piece together the puzzle, they’ll be immersed in Spookley’s world of uniqueness and acceptance.

Spookley’s Colorful Creations: Pumpkin Painting

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Unleash your creativity with Spookley’s Colorful Creations! Provide participants with white pumpkins and an array of non-toxic acrylic paints. Encourage them to transform their pumpkins into vibrant works of art inspired by Spookley’s story. As they paint, discuss the importance of embracing differences and standing up against bullying, just like Spookley did in the pumpkin patch. This activity not only allows artistic expression to flourish but also instills valuable life lessons in a fun and engaging way.

Spookley’s Harvest Hunt: Nature Scavenger Hunt

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Take the fun outdoors with Spookley’s Harvest Hunt! Create a list of autumn-themed items that participants can find in nature, such as colorful leaves, pinecones, acorns, and twigs. Give each child a small basket or bag to collect their treasures. As they search for items, weave in Spookley’s message of inclusivity and friendship. Once the hunt is complete, gather everyone together to share their findings and discuss how each item, just like the pumpkins in the patch, brings something unique to the group. Related: 25 Excited Show and Tell Letter F

Spookley’s Storytime: Puppet Play

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Bring Spookley’s story to life with a puppet play! Provide children with craft supplies like paper bags, markers, and googly eyes to create their own Spookley puppets. Afterward, read the story of Spookley the Square Pumpkin or watch the animated adaptation. Encourage the kids to use their puppets to act out key scenes and messages from the story. This activity enhances literacy skills, boosts imaginative play, and reinforces the values of empathy and acceptance.

Spookley’s Musical Patch: Pumpkin Parade

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Host a Spookley-themed pumpkin parade that combines music and movement! Give participants the opportunity to decorate small pumpkins with various craft materials. Then, set the stage with some lively music and invite everyone to join the pumpkin parade. As they march, encourage participants to showcase their pumpkins while dancing to the rhythm. This activity fosters a sense of community and celebration, reinforcing Spookley’s enduring message of embracing differences and supporting one another.

Spookley’s Patch Playdough: Pumpkin Sculpting

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Engage young minds in sensory play with Spookley’s Patch Playdough activity. Prepare homemade or store-bought playdough in various colors. Provide children with orange playdough and encourage them to sculpt their own square pumpkins, just like Spookley. This hands-on experience not only hones fine motor skills but also allows for open discussions about embracing differences and the significance of friendship.

Spookley’s Pumpkin Science: Seed Exploration

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Delve into the world of science with Spookley’s Pumpkin Science activity. Give participants the chance to explore pumpkin seeds up close. Provide magnifying glasses and bowls of pumpkin seeds for observation. Encourage questions and discussions about the seeds’ shapes, sizes, and unique characteristics. Link the seed exploration to Spookley’s story by highlighting how something seemingly different can lead to extraordinary growth. Related: 25 Memorable David and Goliath Craft for Preschool

Spookley’s Autumn Recipe: Pumpkin Treats

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Embark on a culinary adventure with Spookley’s Autumn Recipe activity. Choose simple pumpkin recipes like pumpkin muffins or pumpkin energy bites. Engage children in the cooking process, from measuring ingredients to mixing and baking. As you savor the delicious treats, discuss how just as pumpkins come in different shapes, sizes, and flavors, people too have their own special qualities that make them wonderful.

Spookley’s Patch Theater: Dramatic Play

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Ignite imaginations with Spookley’s Patch Theater, where kids become the characters themselves. Provide costumes or props that represent characters from Spookley’s story, such as Spookley, Jack, and the other pumpkins. Encourage children to enact scenes from the story or even create their own pumpkin-themed tales. Through dramatic play, children can embody the values of compassion, kindness, and understanding.

Spookley’s Friendship Bracelets: Craft and Share

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Foster friendships and creativity with Spookley’s Friendship Bracelets activity. Provide participants with colorful threads and beads to create friendship bracelets. While crafting, discuss the importance of being a good friend, just as Spookley and his friends support each other. Once the bracelets are made, encourage children to exchange them as tokens of their friendship, reinforcing the message of unity and acceptance.

Spookley’s Pumpkin Patch Math: Counting and Sorting

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Combine learning with the spirit of Spookley’s Pumpkin Patch Math activity. Provide a variety of mini pumpkin toys or cutouts in different shapes and colors. Encourage children to sort and count the pumpkins based on various attributes, such as color, shape, or size. This activity promotes early math skills while sparking discussions about the unique qualities that each pumpkin possesses.

Spookley’s Leaf Art: Collage Creation

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Embrace the beauty of fall leaves with Spookley’s Leaf Art activity. Head outdoors to collect a variety of colorful leaves. Provide glue, paper, and markers for children to create leaf collages inspired by Spookley’s story. As they arrange the leaves in unique patterns, discuss how just like the leaves, we each have our own distinct features that contribute to the world’s vibrant tapestry.

Spookley’s Mindful Moments: Pumpkin Meditation

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Introduce children to mindfulness with Spookley’s Mindful Moments activity. Create a calm and cozy space where kids can sit comfortably. Share Spookley’s story as a starting point, highlighting the theme of embracing differences. Then guide them through a simple meditation exercise, encouraging them to focus on their breath and reflect on how everyone is special in their own way.

Spookley’s Pumpkin Olympics: Outdoor Games

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Organize a Spookley-themed outdoor activity extravaganza with Spookley’s Pumpkin Olympics. Set up stations with pumpkin-related games like Pumpkin Bowling (using mini pumpkins as bowling pins) and Pumpkin Toss (tossing small pumpkins into designated targets). As children participate in these fun challenges, discuss Spookley’s journey of self-discovery and acceptance, inspiring them to celebrate their own unique qualities.

Spookley’s Sensory Pumpkin Play: Exploration Station

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Engage the senses with Spookley’s Sensory Pumpkin Play activity. Set up a sensory exploration station featuring different textures, scents, and sounds related to pumpkins. Include items like pumpkin-scented playdough, pumpkin spice-scented sensory bags, and pumpkin-shaped objects. Encourage children to use their senses to explore and discuss how our senses help us appreciate the world’s diversity.

Spookley’s Pumpkin Patch Bingo: Interactive Game

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Bring excitement to learning with Spookley’s Pumpkin Patch Bingo game. Create bingo cards featuring different shapes, colors, and patterns that participants can find in the pumpkin patch. As they explore their surroundings, they’ll mark off the items they discover. During the game, discuss the significance of Spookley’s message of acceptance and how each item on the bingo card is a unique piece of the puzzle.

Spookley’s Garden of Kindness: Planting Activity

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Instill the values of kindness and growth with Spookley’s Garden of Kindness activity. Provide participants with small pots, soil, and pumpkin seeds. As they plant the seeds, discuss how acts of kindness can grow and spread just like the pumpkins in Spookley’s story. This activity not only teaches about gardening but also emphasizes the importance of nurturing positive relationships.

Spookley’s Autumn Poetry: Creative Writing

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Encourage literary expression with Spookley’s Autumn Poetry activity. Provide participants with autumn-inspired writing prompts and encourage them to write poems that reflect the beauty of the season and the themes of Spookley’s story. This activity promotes language skills and encourages children to explore emotions and values through the power of words.

Spookley’s Pumpkin Puppets: Role Play and Empathy

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Promote empathy and understanding with Spookley’s Pumpkin Puppets activity. Create pumpkin puppet cutouts or templates and invite children to decorate them with different facial expressions. Encourage role-playing scenarios where the puppets encounter challenges related to differences and inclusion. This activity helps children develop emotional intelligence while reinforcing Spookley’s timeless lessons.

Spookley’s Patch Party: Community Celebration

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Wrap up your Spookley Square Pumpkin activities with a grand finale—Spookley’s Patch Party! Invite families and friends to join in a community celebration. Organize a pumpkin-themed potluck, pumpkin decorating contests, and various games inspired by Spookley’s story. This event embodies the spirit of unity and acceptance while allowing everyone to come together and create lasting memories.

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin Art Project [Free Printable]

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Fall is the perfect time for kids to explore their creativity with some fun art activities!

This Spookley the Square Pumpkin art project for young kids is a great way to let them use their imaginations and have some fun with watercolors.

It’s also a great opportunity for them to practice fine motor skills and scissor skills.

With the free printable, they can explore their artistic side and create a masterpiece that they can be proud of.

So grab the supplies and get ready for some fall fun! Also, be sure to check out all of our Spookley the Square pumpkin activities for more ideas.

Spookley Art Project

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  • White art paper
  • Watercolors
  • Spookley printable (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

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  • Download the Spookley printable and print it out on thick white cardstock or art paper.

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  • Paint all of the pieces of the printable, then let them dry completely. Cut out all of the pieces.

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  • Take a blank piece of art paper and paint a scene with a hill and a sky background. Let it dry completely.
  • Create Spookley by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.

hand gluing eye to Spookley pumpkin

  • Next, glue the stem to the top and the back of the pumpkin.

hand gluing stem to Spookley pumpkin

  • Place the leaf arms on each side of the pumpkin and glue them to the back of both sides of the pumpkin.

hand gluing leaf arm to Spookley pumpkin

  • Glue the barn somewhere along the hill, then glue Spookley in front of it.

hand gluing barn to Spookley art project

  • Finish up by gluing the clouds in the sky.

hand gluing cloud to Spookley art project

Isn’t this such a fun fall activity for kids? We think they’ll love it!

Want more fall activities? The fall printables bundle for kids is the perfect way to get your child excited for the upcoming fall season.

With 80 pages of fun and learning, your child will be entertained for hours. From worksheets to color by numbers and pattern block mats, this bundle has everything you need to keep your child occupied and learning all at the same time.

Fall Unit For Kids

Although the warmer weather is coming to an end, that doesn’t mean the fun has to end too! Fall is a great time to be indoors and there are plenty of activities that will keep kids entertained, off the screens, and learning.

We’ve collected some of our favorite ideas below, so read on to get plenty of activities ready for fall!

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Kids’ Fall Books

Reading aloud to your young kids is a great way to promote their language development. Hearing the spoken word helps them to make connections between the sound of a word and its meaning.

It also gives them a chance to practice their listening skills. In addition, reading aloud exposes them to a wide range of vocabulary, which can help to expand their grasp of language. For those reasons and more, we recommend starting with books.

Below are some popular fall books for kids:

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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Leaf: The mischievous old lady swallowed a handful of leaves! Her tummy started to rumble. So she swallowed some more items. Then even more. But as her stomach grew full, the leaves began to poke out through her mouth… when suddenly – poofffff! – it turned into a scarecrow!

Pete The Cat Falling For Autumn: Pete is not a fan of fall. But he decides to do some detective work and finds out that there are lots of things about this season he loves, like corn mazes, hayrides, wearing scarves, and apple picking! This story helps kids learn that even though they might not love every season of the year, there are still good parts to each one.

We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt: The seasons are changing, the days getting are shorter, and children everywhere are starting to make plans for their favorite outdoor adventures – and what could be more fun than a Leaf Hunt?!

Fall Kids’ Crafts

Crafting is a great way to keep kids busy! Not only does it allow them to be creative and use their imagination, but it also helps them to develop fine motor skills.

And there are so many different kinds of crafting activities to choose from! Check out some of the fun fall craft ideas:

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Paper Plate Apple Craft – This apple craft is the perfect activity for kids to make this fall! It’s a great way to let them get creative with painting, and they’ll love seeing their finished product. Plus, it’s a fun way to decorate the fridge.

Shape Scarecrow Craft – This autumn, try this cute scarecrow craft with your young kids! It’s a great way for them to learn about shapes while having fun. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.

Hedgehog Toilet Paper Roll Craft – This hedgehog craft is the perfect way to reuse those toilet paper rolls! And it’s a perfect fall craft for kids! They will love turning their old toilet paper rolls into these adorable hedgehogs. All you need are some basic crafting supplies and the free template.

Kids’ Fall Activities

These fall color by sight word printables are a great way for kids to learn their sight words while also practicing their fine motor skills. The best part is that they’re really fun to do! Just print out the sheets and let your child go!

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These fall worksheets for preschool kids are the perfect way to help your little ones practice counting, handwriting, letter recognition, and so much more. And the best part is that they’re no prep! Simply print and go. These worksheets are ideal for use at home or in the classroom. They’ll help your child stay engaged and excited about learning throughout the fall season.

Fall is here, which means it’s time to get festive! One of the most fun ways to celebrate the autumn season is by making a scarecrow. These scarecrow worksheets for kids are the perfect way to learn while having fun.

Fun Fall Ideas

If fall is your favorite season, you’ll love these ideas:

  • Snuggle up inside with your favorite book and this pumpkin soy candle .
  • Encourage pretend play and exploration with this fall playdough kit for kids.
  • Decorate for fall with these fall tiered tray decor pieces .

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More Fall Ideas For Kids

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Cute project!

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My almost 4 yo granddaughter loves Spookley. She will enjoy making him this week. thank you for providing this!

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin Activities

Spookley The Square Pumpkin is an awesome book for a pumpkin or Halloween theme for kids. If you haven’t read Spookley yet, it’s worth a trip to the library. I love the message the book presents to kids and parents, and it’s a great way to talk about how our differences make us great. Enjoy these Spookley The Square Pumpkin activities and craft ideas too!

LEGO Spookley Pumpkin STEM Activity

The Square Pumpkin

Books are a great resource for activities and not even books written specifically with an activity in mind. A book about a square pumpkin makes a particularly fun book to pair with simple STEM activities. Building 3D shapes, going on a nature walk and more!

Pumpkins, like people, come in all different shapes and sizes. These Spookley activities explore pumpkins in different shapes, sizes, and colors. It is a great way to get a little hands-on practice with shapes along with a wonderful literacy component!

Make sure to check out more Pumpkin Books and STEM Activities .

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Start by reading the book aloud to your kids. Encourage them to pay attention to the story and its message about embracing differences.

Pumpkin Decorating

Provide square-shaped pumpkin cutouts or real pumpkins, and let the children decorate them with paint, markers, stickers, or craft materials. Discuss how every pumpkin can be unique.

Shape Sorting

Create a game where children sort various shapes into different categories, emphasizing the square shape of Spookley. Check out more shape activities for kids.

Nature Walk

Go on a nature walk and look for different shapes in leaves, rocks, and other objects. Discuss how nature is full of diversity.

Have children create square-shaped art projects using colored paper, markers, and other art supplies.

Spookley’s Friends

Discuss Spookley’s friends from the story (round, triangular, and other pumpkins) and create paper plate characters representing them.

Pumpkin Math

Use pumpkins for math activities such as counting, measuring, and comparing sizes. You can also introduce basic geometry by exploring shapes. Check out our list of pumpkin math activities for preschoolers.

Discuss Diversity

Have a discussion about diversity and differences. Encourage children to share how they are unique and special in their own ways. Explore All About Me activities for more ideas.

Pumpkin LEGO

All you need to do is grab some bricks and build a “Spookley” shape in any color! This can be a fun way to introduce shapes and sizes.

Spookley Movie Time

After reading the book and doing activities, watch the animated “Spookley the Square Pumpkin” movie with the children. Discuss the themes and lessons from the story.

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin Crafts

Here are 5 simple Spookley crafts that are fun to do as well as reinforce the message of acceptance and uniqueness of Spookley.

1. Spookley Paper Plate Craft

Paint the paper plate orange and let it dry. Cut out square eyes, a square mouth, and square-shaped pieces for Spookley’s scars from black construction paper. Glue the eyes, mouth, and scars onto the paper plate. Then add googly eyes to Spookley’s face to give him a playful look.

2. Spookley Pumpkin Collage

Cut out a square shape from the orange construction paper to represent Spookley’s body. Cut out a green stem for the pumpkin. Draw Spookley’s face with a black marker and glue the stem on top of the square body to complete the pumpkin collage.

3. Spookley Pumpkin Puzzle

Draw a picture of Spookley on a piece of cardstock and cut the picture into several puzzle pieces. Put the puzzle pieces together to recreate Spookley’s image.

4. Spookley Pumpkin Hat

Cut an orange strip of paper long enough to fit around a child’s head and wide enough to cover the top of their head. Cut out a green stem and attach it to the top of the strip.

Draw Spookley’s face on the front of the strip. Form the strip into a circle and glue the ends together to create a Spookley-themed pumpkin hat.

5. Spookley the Square Pumpkin Storybook

Have kids create their own Spookley storybook. Each page can feature a different scene from the story or an original Spookley adventure.

Children can draw and color the illustrations, write a sentence or two about each page, and then staple the pages together to form a book.

 More Fun Pumpkin Activities

  • Have fun with an erupting Pumpkin Volcano
  • Make and play with Pumpkin Oobleck
  • Grow these fun Crystal Pumpkins
  • Turn a real pumpkin into a Pumpkin Geoboard
  • Play and learn with a pumpkin sensory bag

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3 Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities That Are Simple and Adorable

If you aren't reading Spookley the Square Pumpkin to your students in October, is it even Halloween?! For real, though: Spookley has quite a hold on my own preschooler all year (it's one of her most-requested bedtime books). My first grade students also loved the tale of this square gourd who saves the day, so I'm super excited to share with you some ideas for Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities in your classroom.

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities: The Craft Project

What you'll need:

– Spookley the Square Pumpkin printable template (download it here)

– Orange, black, and green construction paper

– Scissors

– Glue stick

– Googly eyes (optional)

Instructions:

Print out the Spookley the Square Pumpkin template on white card stock. You will need one template for each student.

Next, have students trace Spookley onto orange construction paper and cut him out.

Now it's time to add the details! Students can use black construction paper to create a mouth and green construction paper to make Spookley's stem. Add googly eyes if you'd like.

Finally, glue Spookley onto a piece of black construction paper.

There you have it! Your very own Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft project. These make great Halloween decorations for your classroom or home. And they're perfect for a Spookley the Square Pumpkin book activity, too!

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities: The Bulletin Board Display

Okay, hear me out. What if we used your craft from above and turned it into a craftivity—pair it with a writing prompt and voila! You have an adorable, eye-catching set of Spookley the Square Pumpkins to make the cutest bulletin board in all the land.

Spookley writing prompts I love are :

1. Spookley is different. What makes you different?

2. Spookley is brave. What are some things that take bravery?

3. Spookley saves the day! Write about a time when you saved the day.

Your students' responses will make for an adorable, unique, and inspiring display in your classroom or school!

You can download your own Spookley template, writing prompts, and printable paper here!

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities: The Game (Spookley Saves the Day)

Pressure is on at the pumpkin patch! This Spookley the Square Pumpkin game is a perfect way to work on those fine motor skills and sneak in some math practice, too!

– Spookley the Square Pumpkin printable (download it here)

– Dice (regular or mini foam ones)

Print and cut out the Spookley the Square Pumpkin printable. You will need one Spookley printable for each student or group of students.

Students take turns rolling the dice and coloring in that many pumpkins. The goal is to “save” and color in as many pumpkins as possible before time runs out (you can set a timer for one minute, two minutes, etc.).

The student with the most pumpkins colored in at the end of the game is the winner!

You can download your Spookley Saves the Day printable here.

These are just a few ideas for Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities that I hope you and your students enjoy! Be sure to tag me on Instagram (@erinwatersedu) when you use these in your own classroom!

What are some of your favorite Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities? Share them in the comments below!

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I hope these Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities and resources give you just the boost you need to enjoy a festive Halloween season with your students. Happy Halloween!

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Grab the free PDF template or free SVG cut file to create a fun Spookley the Square pumpkin kids craft with your kids this fall during a read aloud activity. This fun fall craft pairs well with the Spookley the Square Pumpkin book or animated special found on Netflix.

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Just a few weeks ago, Hailey’s first grade teacher asked a fellow crafty mom and me if we’d like to participate win a “mystery reader” day for their class paired with a kids craft project. Even though it would be done on zoom, due to the “no parents allowed in the school” restrictions that are currently in place, we both immediately said yes and eventually landed on a theme all surrounding the adorable children’s book Spookley the Square Pumpkin .

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In this story, Spookley, who is square in shape and not like the other pumpkins in the patch, actually saves the day when patching up a hole in the fence and stopping all the pumpkins from rolling away during a build storm. The story is a big lesson on celebrating differences and perfect for the first grade curriculum.

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After the other mom read the Spookley the Square Pumpkin book aloud via a digital copy we were able to stream on their large whiteboard via zoom, I jumped in with this craft that I prepped and sent into the classroom a few days before. I provided little bags containing each of the pieces needed for the kids, plus an instruction sheet of the project, in case the zoom didn’t work and the teacher’s needed to do it on their own.

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You can find the PDF instruction sheet which includes the template for each piece needed to create this craft at home here OR grab the free SVG cut file here to cut them on your Cricut machine!

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How adorable does this collection look up on the billboard outside their classroom?! I love how each Spookley the Square pumpkin design is completely unique, since the kids had to cut the teeth and mouth pieces all their own. This kids craft not only practices scissor skills, creativity, and how to follow directions, but the story itself has a great message that the kids took to very easily.

I also learned they later watched the short animated show in Netflix a later week, which includes some cute songs and still that same great message.

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Spookley is a pumpkin that is different from all of his friends but he shows how amazing and special different can be! We made our own Spookley Pumpkins for the walk out of square mosaic papers! check out our different smiles! This book is so popular that Disney even has a cartoon about it!

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft

  • Cut squares out of the black construction paper.
  • Cut squares out of orange construction paper.
  • Use green for a leaf and brown paper for a stem.
  • Assemble the pumpkin with glue.
  • Add googly eyes.

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin Activities For Kindergarten & 1st Grade

How do you keep your students on task and learning during October when all they're thinking about is Halloween and trick or treat? This fun, seasonal read aloud will do the trick, and  Spookley The Square Pumpkin   by Joe Troiano will soon become one of your class favorites! This is a great story with a simple message of “You can't judge a book (or a pumpkin) by its cover”. It's the perfect way to teach kids that sometimes the things that make us different are also what make us special.

This adorable read-aloud story, Spookley The Square Pumpkin , is not only a favorite book of students but also a perfect opportunity to incorporate various reading comprehension, writing, math, and other Spookley The Square Pumpkin worksheet activities into your lesson plans or pumpkin unit. So, let's dive and discover how you can make the most of this lovable character during October's National Bullying Prevention Month and your Halloween activities. 

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Spookley the square pumpkin comprehension questions and activities.

Spookley The Square Pumpkin is a great book for introducing young readers to important story elements. Here are some fun and educational reading comprehension and worksheet activities you can use with this book companion: 

1. Spookley The Square Pumpkin Story Elements:  At the beginning of the story, create a simple story map with your students. Discuss the characters, setting, problem, and solution as you read. This helps students understand the structure of a narrative.

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2. Main Idea Activities:  Discuss the main idea of the story with your first graders. Ask them to identify the key events that move the plot forward. This activity reinforces comprehension skills.

3. Character Traits of Spookley:  Encourage your students to think about Spookley's character traits . Is he brave? Kind? Use sticky notes or write on an anchor chart to gather descriptive words that describe Spookley as a character.

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4. Spookly the Square Pumpkin Comprehension Questions:  Throughout the book, pause to ask comprehension questions about the story . For example, “Why do you think the other pumpkins tease Spookley?” or “What could Spookley have done differently in that situation?” Comprehension questions promote critical thinking and empathy. 

5. Spookley Worksheet:  Utilize a Spookley The Square Pumpkin worksheet like this one to review the story. This is an easy way to assess students' comprehension skills

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin Writing Prompts

Spookley's journey in the pumpkin patch is a great inspiration for writing prompts that engage your students' creativity. Here are some ideas:

6. Writing Prompts:  After reading the book, provide a writing prompt related to the story. For example, “If I were a square pumpkin, I would…” or “Write a letter to Spookley, giving him advice on how to handle bullies.” This encourages imaginative thinking. You can also have students practice procedural writing by retelling the story of Spookley The Square Pumpkin. This is a great way to have students practice using the temporal words first, next, then, and last to retell the story. 

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7. Spookley The Square Pumpkin Craft:  Have your students create their own Spookley pumpkins using construction paper and this Spookley template. This combines fine motor skills with storytelling and is the perfect independent follow-up to their writing activity. Make the Spookly The Square Pumpkin craft even cuter and give it a 3D look by adding fun googly eyes. 

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8. Special Spookley Shape Book:  Another great idea is to have kids practice procedural writing by making a Spookley shape book . Students can retell the story and add a cute Spookley cover. For your struggling writers, simply have them draw the story and label it. 

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9. Pumpkin Shape Writing:  Use Spookley's story to introduce different shapes. Have your students cut out pumpkin shapes from construction paper and then write which shape pumpkin they would like to be. It's a fun way to combine art, geometry and writing.

10. Descriptive Words:  Encourage your students to use descriptive words to write a paragraph or short story about Spookley. Ask them to describe his appearance, personality, and adventures in the pumpkin patch. This is a great way to teach students about adjectives that they can add to their other writing activities. 

Spookley The Square Pumpkin Math Activities

Spookley's adventures can also be tied to math activities that make learning enjoyable for your kindergarten or first graders:

11. Graphing Activity:  Bring in some different sizes and shapes and colors of real pumpkins.  Ask students to count and graph pumpkins by size, color, or shape. 

12. Pumpkin Measurement: Have students measure the circumference of some different-sized pumpkins. You can also use a simple game like this one to have students use non-standard units of measurement to measure differently shaped pumpkins. This would be a fun activity to do in small groups or at math centers during October. 

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13. Pumpkin Geometry: Have students do a pocket chart sorting activity like this one . Students can practice counting the sides on different shaped pumpkins and sort them into a pocket chart. 

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14. Math Facts:  Incorporate math facts into the story by asking questions like, “If there are 5 round pumpkins and 3 square pumpkins, how many pumpkins are there in total?” This ties math into the storyline and helps students with addition and subtraction strategies. 

Spookley The Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano is not only an excellent book but also a wonderful resource for first-grade teachers during the month of October. It provides a great opportunity to engage your students in reading comprehension activities, writing activities, and math activities that are both educational and fun.

Ready to make the most of this lovable character and enjoy a bit of pumpkin-themed fun with your class this fall? This resource includes easy no-prep reading, writing, and math worksheets and activities. Grab everything you need for a Spookley The Square Pumpkin book study here.

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Run time: 47 min

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin

Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a movie on Netflix that is based on a children's book of the same name. This is a great Halloween watch for younger kids or those that shy away from scarier content. It is about a young pumpkin in a patch that is teased by the other pumpkins for being square. Because he looks different, they try to exclude him from the Jack-o-lympics, the competition that determines the "pick of the patch." After Jack, the scarecrow running the competition, decides that Spookley can compete, we get to see him muster up the confidence to try the challenges that were designed for round pumpkins. We also witness how the bully pumpkin faces consequences for cheating his way through the challenges. The real action happens after the competition is over. A storm hits the pumpkin patch, causing a fire. The other pumpkins are blown away by the wind but since Spookley isn't round, he is able to hold his ground and use his unique shape to ultimately save the patch. His difference became his superpower!

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There are a few fun options here for activities inspired by Spookley depending on how old your child is. For 2 and 3-year-olds , this is a great opportunity to explore basic shapes. Download our free Halloween printable below for a fun activity for this age group.

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My daughter, Everly, is 4, so I thought it would be a good time to introduce her to 3D shapes...after all, Spookley is not just a square, he's a cube!

Estimated activity time: 20 minutes

Materials needed:

Orange construction paper

White paper or index card

Black marker or crayon

Green pipe cleaner

Prep work: Prep the eyes by drawing two circles or ovals on a white sheet of paper. Ask your child to cut them out. It's ok if this is a skill they are still mastering and their eyes end up looking a bit more abstract —t hey will be proud of the finished product no matter what. Once they are cut, have your child draw the pupils with their crayon or marker.

For the remaining steps, follow along with this video tutorial.

Lesson on Bullying

I love doing crafts with Everly after she watches a show or movie because it presents a great opportunity for conversation about the themes she just saw. There was an important lesson in Spookley that I wanted to reinforce with her: we should not judge others based on physical differences. These are some of the questions that I asked her to guide our conversation on bullying.

How did the round pumpkins act when they saw Spookley?

Why do you think they acted this way?

How did the teasing make Spookley feel?

What would it be like if everyone looked exactly the same?

Can you think of anything about you that makes you look different than some of your friends?

How would you feel if someone teased you about this?

What can you say to someone if they tease you?

What is something you can do to help if you see someone teasing someone else?

Lesson on 3D Shapes

Since we were building a cube together, I also gave Everly a very basic explanation of 3D shapes.

2D shapes are flat, which means we can only measure their width and their height.

3D shapes are not flat because we can also measure their depth.

3D squares are called cubes.

3D triangles are called cones or pyramids.

3D circles are called spheres.

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Everyone has special gifts, what a wonderful message. Envision a future and begin now. Teaching inclusion begins at the beginning with our little ones. It’s ok to be different, and it’s ok to embrace others who are different. All of us have had some experience of being nervous about what others will think of us. For our little ones, this comes quite early when they start school or daycare. It can be twofold, the parent's anxiety that their child will be treated with warm acceptance and the child’s anxiety about meeting new friends. So it is important to nurture acceptance within our children and pride in who they are as an individual. It’s is also important to instill coping skills for our kids as they emerge into new environments. Spookley is a great way to nurture these concepts.

I love that this craft has two levels, depending on your child’s development. Keep in mind that each child will develop at their own rate, and choose accordingly. Age is not the determining factor, it’s all about readiness. 3D shapes require the child to know there are “faces” you cannot see, moving into abstraction. Shapes are everywhere and finding them in the world around us will help develop their understanding. So take opportunities to help them find circles, triangles, squares, etc. and then cubes, cones, pyramids, spheres. Have fun with it!

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin is always a favorite Halloween read aloud. It’s a great book about being unique, tolerance and perseverance. After reading the book, we completed these Spookley The Square Pumpkin activities .

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For all of our Spookley The Square Pumpkin lessons, we used our Read It Up! resource!

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We start off our literacy activities by making predictions. Making predictions about a story excites the neurons for our readers so it engages them more in the story and helps them focus on the story. As we make predications based on the cover, we record them using our graphic organizer.

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After reading the book we go back and re-visit our predictions and write what actually happened in the story.

Then we complete a story map to focus on the story elements.

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As we completed our story map, we also identified a problem and solution from the story. Students then complete their own story map. After they finish their story map, they must retell the story using the illustrations they drew.

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin Text Evidence

Spookley is a great story to introduce text evidence to students. We listed several characteristics of Spookley and the students have to identify evidence from the text to support those characteristics.

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Then we used adjectives to describe Spookley!

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Spookley The Square Pumpkin: Writing

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Students used adjectives to write about Spookley. They had to use an adjective to describe Spookley and give a supporting reason. Finally, they illustrated their writing.

Spookley Graphing

Students use sticky notes to graph whether they’ve been to a pumpkin patch. After we complete our graph, we use our recording sheet to analyze the data.

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Spookley Snack And Craft

Finally, students made their own version of Spookley The Square Pumpkin!

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And of course, we make a Spookley snack using graham crackers, icing, Tootsie Rolls and candy eyes.

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May 25, 2022 //  by  Carly Gerson

Spookley the Square Pumpkin is an essential Halloween story! Once you and your little ones have finished reading this lovely book, bring Spookley to life! Check out these adorable activities to get learners excited about Spookley!

1. Directed Drawing

Celebrate Spookley and the Halloween season by having students learn how to draw him! Grab some markers and press play! Your students will be drawing near-identical Spookleys within minutes.

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2. Cube Pumpkin Craft

All you need is construction paper, pipe cleaners , scissors, markers, and some tape to make this adorable craft. These little cube-shaped pumpkins will be an excellent addition to your classroom pumpkin patch.

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3. Read Aloud and Art Project

This literacy activity is paired with the perfect simple craft. Read aloud this engaging story and then everybody can create a version of their favorite pumpkin.

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4. Spookley Paper Plate Craft

Buy some paper plates in an assortment of pumpkin colors and your students will have a blast creating this unique craft. Add googly eyes as a way to bring your Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft to life!

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5. Pumpkin Play Dough Craft

Bring this adorable story to life! Make your own play dough with household ingredients and you will have your very own soft pumpkin in no time. With play dough, your shaped pumpkin can be made in any size!

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6. Popsicle Stick Pumpkin Craft

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Spookley the Pumpkin is an adored book by teachers and students alike! In order to celebrate this favorite picture book, grab some popsicle sticks to make this cute craft!

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7. Shape Graphic Organizer

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Let students choose their ideal pumpkin body with this fun graphic organizer! Add this craft to your pumpkin unit. This will encourage students to be creative and is the perfect book companion craft.

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8. Paint Chip Pumpkin

Spookley the Square Pumpkin is one of the top-rated Halloween books for kids . Students can create this square collage pumpkin out of paint chips. Put together your pumpkin with glue and this activity will become one of your favorite pumpkin crafts!

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9. Spookley Character Poster

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When story mapping any book, students should be able to describe their characters. This includes describing character traits and character feelings. This cute story allows teachers to go through every part of the story sequence and pause to ask "How would you describe Spookley at this point in the story?" This activity encourages students to recall story details in their response!

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10. Spookley the Square Pumpkin Writing Activity

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin is an excellent book for a book study unit! Have students create their own Spookley-shaped book, complete story readings, and think about the book through the lens of character analysis. This favorite fall book will provide endless writing prompts!

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October 29, 2022 by Glitter On A Dime

There were lots of giggles this week when we made this Spookley the Square Pumpkin Snack Craft! If you have never read the book , it is a great one for the fall season. I used to love reading it to my kids and now my daughter enjoys reading it to me.

This cute book teaches kids to celebrate their differences. We kept that in mind while creating our snack and made each one a little different.

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin Snack Craft Supplies

I will share with you the supplies that we used. There is no right or wrong way to make these. So feel free to get creative and use other things that you may already have on hand.

Pumpkin Graham Cracker Snack Craft Supplies

Here is a list of the supplies we used for this activity.

  • Graham Crackers
  • Orange Frosting
  • Candy Eyeballs
  • Gummy Candy Straws
  • Black Writing Icing

I also purchased a bag of Halloween M&Ms for this project but we didn’t use them. The gummy straws were so much fun to work with and we always have a great time with candy eyeballs.

Creating Graham Cracker Spookley the Square Pumpkin Snacks

Even if kids don’t enjoy crafts, they will always get excited about crafting with frosting and candy! The first step in this activity is to spread orange frosting on the graham cracker. You could use a spreader or a plastic knife for this.

Kids Making Pumpkin Graham Cracker Snacks with Icing

Once they have the orange icing covering the graham cracker, it is time to decorate it. We had the best time making these pumpkin faces.

I had originally thought the candy straws would only be used as the stem of the pumpkin. I loved that she decided to use them as the mouth as well.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Spookley the square pumpkin recycled tissue box halloween craft, 30 comments:.

Crafty! Looks like Pierce had fun making that.

That is adorable. What a great craft idea. You two should be proud. :)

I have never heard of this book before. It looks really cute! Pierce's pumpkin is awesome.

What a fun and simple project! It turned out great and Pierce looks so happy with it! Definitely worth the effort to see the look on his face! So cute!

That is a great project! You can tell by that big smile!

Very crafty! You two did a great job making Spookley!

What a fun craft!!

How great that you do crafts with the kids. This is something they will remember always. To this day, my Daughter and I still do crafts together when we get the chance and sometimes my Grandkids join in.

Great idea Lisa. I am not familiar with Spookley, but with the young twins, this would be right up their alley.

that boy has such a joyous smile. :)

Great craft idea - hope you are sharing these with his teacher for ideas. sandie

I most like the proud look on his face!

What a cute idea! I love his big smile. It's so fun being able to recycle things around the house. :)

This is so cute!! You always come up with the coolest projects!!

I love that...so cute! And I love that you found a way to make a craft from the story. Garrett's teacher just read this book to them and he was talking about it to me the other day. It's wonderful when they read a story like this and really get the message that the book is sending.

Cute! Nice work there buddy:)))

I have never heard of this book, but I'm grabbing my iPad to get a sample now! Spookly is too cute! I'm always looking for crafts for the girls. He is just their age now, give him a big birthday hug and kiss for me!!!

Awwww,that's just the cutest!

Cute. You and your craft ideas just amaze me.

Lisa This will be fun to do with the grandkids when I see them next! Pierce looks as smiley as Spookley!

Thought id say hello Lisa, and will your little guys be doing any trick or treating?. I remember the good old days when it was safe to do so, sadly those days are pretty much gone. Richard

I'll have to check out that book. I love doing crafts with tissue/cereal boxes and toilet paper rolls - which can add up!

That is such a cute book and nice to see your little guy crafting.

He's such a cutie! I love his smile. :) (and no, I didn't know about Spookley until after reading your post. I learn so much from you youngsters!)

ooohhhh that smile is priceless!! what a cutie pie!!

Now that is a very neat craft! You are great at thinking outside the box! hehehe

We just got this book last week. I didn't ever think about making a craft out of it. Brilliant! Hmmm guess that is what we will be doing tomorrow :) Thanks!

My kids liked this book. The puppet turned out great.

We love that book too! Your creativity always amazes me :)

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  1. Easy Spookley The Square Pumpkin Craft For Kids [Free Template]

    Instructions. Download the Spookley the square pumpkin template and print it out onto the corresponding colored card stock. Cut out the pieces and set aside. Begin assembling Spookley by gluing his leaf arms, one on each side, to the middle of the pumpkin body. Glue the stem to the top of the pumpkin.

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    Instructions. Download the Spookley template, print and cut out the pieces. Paint the paper plate in 1-2 thin layers of orange paint. Let dry completely before moving on. Place the square pumpkin template on the dry paper plate, trace and cut it out. Place his stem at the top of the paper plate and glue in place.

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    How to Assemble Your Spookley Craft. After the template is colored in and cut out, it is time to put Spookley together. Start by gluing the eyes on his face just below the eyebrows. Next, glue the stem on the top on the backside. Glue the leaves on either side of the pumpkin on the backside.

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    Directions. Cut squares out of the black construction paper. Cut squares out of orange construction paper or cardstock. Use green for a leaf and brown paper for a stem. Assemble the pumpkin with glue. Add googly eyes. Kids will love the book and DVD or Spookley stuffed pumpkin toy.

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    Every young kids will love making this easy and cute Spookley the Square pumpkin craft this Halloween! It's a perfect fall familly tradition!Get the template...

  7. Spookley The Square Pumpkin Art Project [Free Printable]

    Directions. Download the Spookley printable and print it out on thick white cardstock or art paper. Paint all of the pieces of the printable, then let them dry completely. Cut out all of the pieces. Take a blank piece of art paper and paint a scene with a hill and a sky background. Let it dry completely.

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    Spookley The Square Pumpkin Crafts. Here are 5 simple Spookley crafts that are fun to do as well as reinforce the message of acceptance and uniqueness of Spookley. 1. Spookley Paper Plate Craft. Paint the paper plate orange and let it dry. Cut out square eyes, a square mouth, and square-shaped pieces for Spookley's scars from black ...

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    The first step of the craft -take a half sheet of orange construction paper and show your child how to rip or tear the paper into small pieces. This is beneficial for younger children to help strengthen fine motor skills. See images. 4. Next, place the square pumpkin printable in front of you and your child. Model how to start gluing the orange ...

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    Spookley The Square Pumpkin Canvas. When engaging in craft activities, it is important for young children to have adult supervision at ALL times. It is also recommended to use supplies that are suitable for your child's age. Feel free to modify materials or steps to meet your specific requirements.

  11. 3 Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities That Are Simple and Adorable

    Print and cut out the Spookley the Square Pumpkin printable. You will need one Spookley printable for each student or group of students. Students take turns rolling the dice and coloring in that many pumpkins. The goal is to "save" and color in as many pumpkins as possible before time runs out (you can set a timer for one minute, two ...

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    After the other mom read the Spookley the Square Pumpkin book aloud via a digital copy we were able to stream on their large whiteboard via zoom, I jumped in with this craft that I prepped and sent into the classroom a few days before. I provided little bags containing each of the pieces needed for the kids, plus an instruction sheet of the ...

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    Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft. Directions. Cut squares out of the black construction paper. Cut squares out of orange construction paper. Use green for a leaf and brown paper for a stem. Assemble the pumpkin with glue. Add googly eyes. This video was made for a school project to showcase skills in art, language and music.

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    Make the Spookly The Square Pumpkin craft even cuter and give it a 3D look by adding fun googly eyes. 8. Special Spookley Shape Book: Another great idea is to have kids practice procedural writing by making a Spookley shape book. Students can retell the story and add a cute Spookley cover.

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    Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a movie on Netflix that is based on a children's book of the same name. This is a great Halloween watch for younger kids or those that shy away from scarier content. It is about a young pumpkin in a patch that is teased by the other pumpkins for being square. Because he looks different, they try to exclude him ...

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    Spookley Snack And Craft. Finally, students made their own version of Spookley The Square Pumpkin! And of course, we make a Spookley snack using graham crackers, icing, Tootsie Rolls and candy eyes. Our Read It Up! creation will help with your student's comprehension of Spookley The Square Pumpkin. You can grab it in our TKS and/or TPT Stores.

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    3. Read Aloud and Art Project. Spookly the Square Pumpkin Read Aloud and Art Project. This literacy activity is paired with the perfect simple craft. Read aloud this engaging story and then everybody can create a version of their favorite pumpkin. Learn more: Miss Combes' Art Class Grace Combes.

  19. The Cutest Spookley the Square Pumpkin Snack Craft

    Creating Graham Cracker Spookley the Square Pumpkin Snacks. Even if kids don't enjoy crafts, they will always get excited about crafting with frosting and candy! The first step in this activity is to spread orange frosting on the graham cracker. You could use a spreader or a plastic knife for this. Once they have the orange icing covering the ...

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    Pumpkin Playdough. Whether you whip up a batch of this quick and easy pumpkin playdough to make pumpkins or cute Jack-o-Lanterns, this pumpkin activity is sure to delight! We used our halloween playdough for a fun spookley the square pumpkin craft of sorts practicing making various pumpkin shapes. This shape activity was a great math activity for October.

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    If you have kids, you're probably familiar with the cute story of Spookley, the Square Pumpkin. It's long been a fall favorite in our house. This year we decided to make our own Spookley, using items we found around the house. Our supplies were an empty tissue box (yay, recycling!), a glue stick, some orange foam sheets (you could also use ...

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    COLORING SHEETS, ACTIVITY SHEETS, AND DIY CRAFTS. Color in Spookley and his Holiday Hill Farm Friends. And make your own Spookley costume! ... Spookley the Square Pumpkin, Mistletoe and the Christmas Kittens and their lovable friends all live on Holiday Hill Farm, a world of storytelling magic where Every Day is a Holiday™ ...