Pumpkin Soup story resource pack- Halloween, Autumn, Halloween story

This pack is designed to be used with the story ‘Pumpkin Soup’ by Helen Cooper which is a lovely story for Autumn about sharing and working together.

The pack includes:

Display banner- a long colourful banner with a picture of the characters
Story word cards- great to add to a display or use in the writing area
Display border- A themed display border to print out as many times as you need for a display board of any size
Title poster- An A4 sized poster with the title on and author/ illustrator
Picture flashcards- Flashcards with words and pictures of the props and characters
Story questions- colourful cards for a display with questions about the story

Colour face masks- of the characters in the story- great to use foretelling the story or for making up new stories
Colour puppets- make your own stick puppets of the characters in the story to retell the story or make up your own stories

An A4 word card with pictures- great to use when writing about the story
Speech bubbles worksheets- three different worksheets for children to fill in the speech bubbles and then colour the picture
Worksheet- write a book review about the book
Alphabet line- an alphabet line on wooden spoons
Writing sheets- various worksheets with borders to use for writing activities or in the writing area
My favourite part of the story- a worksheet to draw and write about their favourite part of the story

A number line- a colourful number line on pumpkins
Counting cards up to 10- count the number of pumpkins on each cards- these could also be used for number ordering
Pumpkin missing numbers- differentiated worksheets to fill in the missing numbers on the pumpkins
Number worksheets- colour in the correct number of objects- 2 different worksheets
Five little pumpkins rhyme- a rhyme card for this counting rhyme, rhyme props to use when singing the rhyme and face masks to make

Stick puppets- make your own character stick puppets for retelling the story
Face masks- colour and decorate the face masks for retelling the story or making up your own stories
Tracing pictures- trace over the dotty lines and colour
Colouring pictures- pictures of the characters and some scenes to colour
Pumpkin recipes- a collection of recipe cards
Draw the scene- draw the scene through the window of the old white cabin
Games to make and play

Letter matching pairs- find the lower and upper case matching pairs on the pumpkins- plus an ideas sheet for further activities
Find the caterpillars- choose cards to see how many caterpillars you have found hiding in the pumpkin patch

Please note: The art work used in these resources has been produced by ourselves. It is not associated with, or endorsed by the authors or publishers of the story, or any related stories or products.

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  • Pumpkin-Soup.png
  • Black-and-white-face-masks.pdf
  • Black-and-white-puppets.pdf
  • Drawing-worksheet.pdf
  • Large-black-and-white-cabin.pdf
  • Large-black-and-white-characters.pdf
  • Pumpkin-recipes.pdf
  • Tracing-pictures.pdf
  • Display-banner.pdf
  • Display-border.pdf
  • Large-colour-cabin.pdf
  • Large-colour-characters.pdf
  • Story-questions.pdf
  • story-words.pdf
  • Title-page.pdf
  • Word-and-picture-cards.pdf
  • lower-and-upper-case-pumpkins.pdf
  • Pumpkin-patch-game.pdf
  • A4-word-card.pdf
  • Book-review.pdf
  • Favourite-part-of-story-worksheet.pdf
  • Speech-bubble-worksheets.pdf
  • wooden-spoon-alphabet.pdf
  • Writing-pages.pdf
  • Count-and-colour-pumpkins.pdf
  • Counting-cards.pdf
  • Five-Little-Pumpkins.zip
  • missing-number-worksheets.pdf
  • Pumpkin-number-line.pdf
  • Colour-face-masks.pdf
  • colour-puppets.pdf

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Created: Oct 12, 2016

Updated: Oct 22, 2019

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