|She drew the pumpkin on a vine. We looked at pictures and read descriptions of the vine and leaves from a book as I was unable to find a farm to visit with pumpkins still on the vine.|
|Her journal shows the inside of the pumpkin and also the seeds after we peeled them to take a closer look.|
After the nature study, we took a trip to the farmer's market to look at all the fruits and vegetables and talk about classifying them. Pumpkins are actually a fruit. They are also in the same family as cucumbers and then of course squashs and gourds. Then we did some painting and some crafts.
|Open our pumpkin to see what's inside...|
|Olivia's favorite part was the stringy stuff.|