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.

life cycle of a pumpkin worksheets

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

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Pumpkin Life Cycle Printables

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

Supplies Needed:

Life Cycles: Everything from Start to Finish (DK Life Cycles)Life Cycles: Everything from Start to Finish (DK Life Cycles)GLINGLONG Life Cycle Kit Toy Montessori - Realistic Figurine Toys, Kids Figure Animal Match Set with Frog, Ladybug & Butterfly - Includes 12-Piece. Educational & Fun Matching Game for Children 3+GLINGLONG Life Cycle Kit Toy Montessori - Realistic Figurine Toys, Kids Figure Animal Match Set with Frog, Ladybug & Butterfly - Includes 12-Piece. Educational & Fun Matching Game for Children 3+Big PumpkinBig PumpkinThe Pumpkin BookThe Pumpkin Book



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 printable writing prompt. If I was a pumpkin…

pumpkin writing prompt

You can also enjoy our free pumpkin patch scavenger hunt.

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 coloring page 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.

Have fun with Pumpkin mad libs too!

Pumpkin craft

Have fun with this cute and unique pumpkin craft for kids.

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.

We love to add the Life Cycles book to our studies.

Pumpkin books for kids

The kids are going to love these pumpkin books too:

  1. Too many pumpkins is a really fun book with lots of pictures. It’s about a surprise pumpkin patch and all the fun it brings. Kids will love the bright pictures and the story is perfect for reading out loud.
  2. The biggest pumpkin ever! is an exciting book about fall. It’s about two people who both take care of the same big pumpkin without knowing it. The story ends in a really nice way and teaches about working together.
  3. Big pumpkin is a funny book about a witch who tries to pick a very big pumpkin but can’t do it alone. Different characters try to help in funny ways. It’s a great book for a laugh and shows how important it is to help each other.


Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free life cycle of a pumpkin printable

If you are running short on time you can download all of our life cycle worksheets. There are 247 pages over 23 different life cycles.

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 4 January 2024 by Clare Brown

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