Fall Activities for Kids {with Pumpkin Seeds}

Pumpkin seeds make for some fabulous sensory play in the Fall.  They are also great for lots of other Fall activities, especially arts and crafts.  You can buy bags of pumpkin seeds or wait until you carve pumpkins and use those.  Once washed and cleaned you can add color and scent, too!

Multicolored & Scented Pumpkin Seeds 
for Fall Activities
Make Fall colored and scented pumpkin seeds for arts, crafts, and sensory play!  Easy to make and so many ways to PLAY!
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Coloring and scenting the pumpkin seeds is really easy.  We made ours exactly how we made our Fall scented rice.  All of the colors and scents come together to capture Fall beautifully.

Colored & Scented Pumpkin Seeds (What you Need)
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  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Zip Seal Bags
  • Food coloring or liquid watercolors
  • Scent- we made 5 different scents and colors of seeds.  All the seasonings we used can be found in the spice aisle of most stores.

We used:

In a zip seal bag place the desired amount of seeds for each color and scent you wish to make.  Then add a few drops of food coloring or liquid watercolors, scent, and a touch of water.  Seal the bags and let kids help you mix and shake the bags until the seeds are well covered

Fall activities pumpkin seeds

You can then open the bags and leave the seeds right in the bag to dry. Once dry you can use these seeds in all sorts of ways.  Add the seeds in a bin along with tongs, scoopers, and diggers for some fabulous Fall sensory play.

Fall activities with multi-colored and scented pumpkin seeds

Use the seeds to practice patterning, counting, and sorting

Make your own colored and scented pumpkin seeds & capture all the alluring aromas of Fall.  So many ways to PLAY!

Use them for arts and crafts like this fun Fall tree Rosie made

Fall tree craft using colorful pumpkin seeds and real twigs

We glued twigs to paper and Rosie used the seeds to make the colorful leaves on the tree. So pretty!

Fall activities tree craft for Kids

These seeds smell amazing and capture all the beautiful colors and alluring aromas of Fall!  They are easy to make, too!

Multi-colored Pumpkin Seeds
Easy to make & TONS of ways to play!
Make Fall colored and scented pumpkin seeds for arts, crafts, and sensory play!  Easy to make and so many ways to PLAY!

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