Pumpkin Toss

Length:

  • 45-50 minute class period

Materials Needed:

  • 5 plastic pumpkins
  • Candy
  • Plastic spiders to throw or other object to throw

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Teacher Directions:

  • Purchase 5 plastic pumpkins such as the ones shown below.
    • Note, I purchased 5 different colors to make it more colorful in my room.

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  • Place candy inside each pumpkin.
    • Note, I used cheaper candy inside the closest pumpkins to the line.
  • Place pumpkins in a row.
  • Use masking tape to draw a line on the ground students have to stay behind.
  • Give students a set of problems to solve.

Student Directions:

  • Solve a math problem.
  • Check answer with teacher.
  • If answer is correct, throw plastic spider at pumpkins.
  • If spider lands in a pumpkin, you win a piece of candy from that pumpkin.
  • Repeat previous steps until class is over.

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