Pumpkin Day is a special day that is celebrated every year on October 26 just in time for Halloween and celebrating the fall season. On this day, people all around the world celebrate everything about pumpkins! This includes growing pumpkins, eating pumpkin pie, and carving jack-o-lanterns.
All About Pumpkins
Pumpkins are a type of squash that are grown all around the world. They come in many different sizes, shapes, and colors. Pumpkins are usually orange, but they can also be white, yellow, or even blue!
Jack-O-Lanterns & Decorating with Pumpkins
October is the time of year when pumpkins are seen everywhere. People decorate their homes, front porches, and yards with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Carving jack-o-lanterns is a popular Halloween tradition. People carve faces and designs into pumpkins and then put them outside their homes to scare away ghosts and goblins.
Pumpkins are not just for decoration; they can also be eaten! Pumpkin pie is a popular dessert that is made with pumpkin puree, eggs, milk, and sugar. Pumpkin puree can also be used in soups, breads, and muffins.
Fun ideas for Celebrating Pumpkin Day
Go to a pumpkin patch and buy some pumpkins
Carve a pumpkin
Play a game counting seeds
Guess how many seeds are in a pumpkin
Bake with pumpkin - pancakes, muffins, cookies, pie!
Share your pumpkin fun with friends and family
No matter how you celebrate Pumpkin Day, it’s sure to be a fun and festive day!