One of the highlights of the Just So festival is the paper lantern parade on the Saturday night. All day on the Friday and Saturday families had been busy in the mess tent, weaving, gluing and sticking to make lanterns from a combination of willow and tissue paper, and by the Saturday night 360 paper lanterns had been made for the evening parade. The lanterns are easy to make and are a magical craft for the winter solstice, Halloween or Bonfire Night.
Here’s a free pumpkin number printable sheet and ideas for how to use this autumn math printable for some pumpkin math games.
Free pumpkin numbers printable sheet
Quick to set up, lots of fun to play: try these pumpkin games for some seasonal maths and literacy practise.
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For an alternative to a traditional Halloween party, try a pumpkin decorating art party!
Pumpkin Art Party
Having the right things, in the right places can really help to spark children’s imagination. Pulling in play dough, art and imaginary play, here’s how to turn a pumpkin into a house!
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Here’s a frightfully fun set of spooky sums – a great Halloween maths game!
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Before you eat, let’s count, measure, estimate and graph using trick-or-treat candy for some fun Halloween math activities.