How to play the great pumpkin toss! I will be dressing up to math all of my Halloween activities. For this activity, I have you guessed it, a pumpkin costume.

**Length: **

- 45-50 minute class period

**Materials Needed:**

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

The ones shown are $1.49 at Party City.

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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.

- 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.

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**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.