Then the students wrote their own narrative on how to make pumpkin pie.
The students used a writing template to help them out, since this was their first attempt at writing using the words first, next, then and last.
If your students are like mine, any time there’s food involved, the kids are eager and ready to participate.
The students helped me mix the ingredients and make the pie.
A little extra flavor elevates the pumpkin from its taste straight from the can.
Before baking or cooking, mix the pumpkin with any spices or flavorings called for in the recipe.To really make your canned pumpkin shine, combine it with a fresh, homemade DIY spice mix.Mix the above together until completely combined, and place in an airtight jar. Subscribe to the Inspiration Laboratories newsletter. Each issue has exclusive hands-on science explorations for children, a recap of our latest activities, and special resources selected just for you! See more pumpkin themed activities inspired by Five Little Pumpkins: Name Pumpkins on a Gate – Preschool Powol Packets Dabber Pumpkin Count – My Storytime Corner 5 Little Pumpkins Playdough Counting Activity – Clare’s Little Tots Healthy Jack O Lantern Snack – Messy Little Monster Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Mama Smiles Stacking Pumpkins STEM Activity – The Educators’ Spin On It Pumpkin Solar System- Teach Beside Me Tracing Worksheets with a Pumpkin Theme by JDaniel4’s Mom Puppet Craft Activity and Acting Out the Story – The Moments at Home Pumpkin Shape Memory Game – Rainy Day Mum Also stop by the Virtual Book Club for Kids Facebook group to see what others are sharing!Happily, if you’re a baker or cook who doesn’t want to sacrifice flavor, there are some quick and easy tricks for making canned pumpkin taste better.Here, we’ll guide you through four easy methods that’ll amp up the natural pumpkin flavor and banish any tinny aftertaste. We thought it would be fun to add a giant googly eye. Here’s the one I painted with chalk markers while Lily drew on hers.Briefly cooking your canned pumpkin puree on the stovetop can help improve both the flavor and texture.Two things happen: First, it helps reduce excess moisture, which gives the pumpkin a superior texture.