The next day they decide to count the pumpkin seeds from the big pumpkin by twos. The seeds from the medium pumpkin will be counted by fives it is decided. Charlie thinks the small pumpkin’s seeds should be counted by tens. After arranging the seeds into number groups, they were counted. The large pumpkin had pairs or seeds. The. How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? By G. Brian Karas, Margaret McNamara M. Genre. Non-Fiction. Pumpkins, counting, and simple science concepts add up to this child-friendly picture book from the author of the popular Robin Hill School early reader series and the award-winning illustrator of Are You Going to Be Good? and simple science. Pumpkin investigation using the books How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin. Students predict and compare the seeds, lines, and characteristics of 3 different sizes of pumpkins. "How many seeds are in a pumpkin?" Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses that the largest one has a million seeds; Elinor, sounding like she knows what she's talking about, guesses the medium one has seeds; and Anna, who likes even numbers better 5/5(1).

We picked two pumpkins to compare, a small and large one. We estimated how many seeds were inside. My daughter thought the big one would have I thought around We were both wrong. My daughter and I grouped the seeds from the small pumpkin into piles of 10 seeds. Daddy grouped the big pumpkin seeds into piles of seeds. During his math class the students guess how many seeds are in each pumpkin, decide how they are going to count them (by 2’s, 5’s or by 10’s) and then count away. Charlie ends up with the smallest pumpkin and is a bit discouraged when he is pushed to count the seeds by 10’s/5(39). Small, medium, and large pumpkins are used in a classroom and children have to estimate how many seeds each pumpkin has and which pumpkin has the most seeds. Children count by 2's, 5's and 10's. The smallest pumpkin has the most seeds, a good lesson in 4/5(9). How many seeds in a pumpkin? — by Margaret McNamara and G. Brian Karas Charlie, the smallest child in his first grade class, is amazed to discover that of the three pumpkins his teacher brings to school, the tiniest one has the most seeds.

We came to the conclusion that the small pumpkin had seeds and the large one had We spent some time comparing these numbers and wiring them in different ways. We finished up the lesson by reading the book. It was interesting for kids to compare their own experience with counting the seeds to the experience of the kids in the book. From the Publisher: Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. “How many seeds are in a pumpkin?” Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on .