Pumpkin seed soup

Pumpkins and pumpkin seeds are so awesome to explore during the fall. In our classroom, we just finished an entire week on exploring pumpkins and pumpkin seeds and making pumpkin seed soup in the water table is one of the many fun ways we explored our pumpkin seeds…

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

The ingredients for pumpkin soup include orange water, pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin pie spice…

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

When the children arrived to our water play area, they found the ingredients all set out with ladles and cups so they could get right to work mixing and serving up their soup….

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

The children started right away by adding the orange water to our clear water…

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

And lots of pumpkin seeds were mixed in with the orange “broth” along the way…

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

And as the children played in the water table, the smell of the pumpkin spice filled the water play area and our soup smelled yummy…

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

The children continued to play in the pumpkin seed water table all throughout our time in the outdoor classroom…

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

Pumpkin seed soup invited my students to use many skills that will one day be a part of their real daily life experiences including mixing, stirring, pouring, estimating, straining, and all the while communicating and collaborating with one another.

Pumpkin Seed Soup by Teach Preschool

 

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