Free Life Cycle of a Pumpkin Worksheets for Kids

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Let’s find out all about the fall fruit with our free life cycle of a pumpkin worksheet.

In these 8-page life cycle worksheets all about the pumpkin, you will find a pumpkin’s life cycle, an information report, opinion writing, and more. These are perfect for 2nd – 4th-grade students. But can be adapted for younger or older students.

This is a no-preparation download, so if you have left it until the last minute (like I normally do!) this will be perfect for the kids at home or school.

Have a little fun this autumn with our free fall bingo printables too when the kids have finished their schoolwork.

We love creating free homeschool printables and have well over 250.

life cycle of a pumpkin worksheets

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Pumpkin Life Cycle Printables

The kids are going to love our free pumpkin life cycle worksheet.

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Print out the pumpkin worksheets below, they will print out on 8 full pages. Make sure to check the printer settings.

The first worksheet is a great way for the kids to learn about pumpkins. What their appearance is, are they a fruit or a vegetable? What other foods are in the same family as the pumpkin, and are there any interesting facts? 

pumpkin information sheet

Interesting Facts about Pumpkins

  1. The word pumpkin was first used in Cinderella, they used to be called pompions.
  2. The pumpkin plant grows on every continent except Antarctica
  3. Over 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkin are produced each year in the United States.
  4. The world’s heaviest pumpkin weighed over 2,600 pounds.
  5. Each pumpkin has about 500 seeds.
  6. There are more than 45 different varieties of pumpkins.
  7. Every single part of a pumpkin is edible, even the leaves.
  8. Pumpkins are 90% water.
  9. Although we often think of pumpkins as vegetables, they’re actually fruits!

These are just ideas, let the children come up with their own answers.

I love this free writing prompt for kids. If I was a pumpkin…

pumpkin writing prompt

We also use the book Life Cycles for our studies, they don’t have the pumpkin but do have other plants. We also love to use this life cycle kit, but of course, they do not have pumpkins.

Poster of the pumpkin life cycle, which can be used as a reference. 

The correct order of the life cycle of pumpkins is as follows:

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sprout
  • Vine
  • Pumpkin flowers
  • Green pumpkin
  • Orange pumpkin
pumpkin life cycle poster

The next 4 pages are for the children to remember the right order the pumpkin life cycle goes.

The first page has the image with just the words that need to be added as can be seen below.


The next page is much harder, the children have to color in the life cycle and the arrows on the blank worksheet.

Then they need to add the correct image with the correct word, in the correct position.


The completed pumpkin life cycle worksheet looks pretty impressive, and the children will be so proud of themselves for completing it. 


Scroll to the bottom of the page to grab all 8 free life cycle of a pumpkin worksheets.

Pumpkin craft

The life cycle of a pumpkin spinner wheel.

Cut out the two circles, and make sure on the pumpkin life cycle image you cut out the blank quarter.


Place the pumpkin life cycle image with the quarter cut out on top of the other image and add a brass fastener to the middle.


Younger children will also enjoy our pumpkin handprint template.

The kids are going to love these pumpkin books too:

Download the free life cycle of a pumpkin printable

If you are running short on time you can download ALL of our 19 life cycles for a small fee here. There are 165 pages over 19 different life cycles, including this one.

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

You will also enjoy our free life cycle of a plant worksheet.

Last Updated on 5 June 2023 by homeschoolof1

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