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25 Best Backyard Pumpkin Patch Ideas and Activities

Here are the 25 Best Backyard Pumpkin Patch Ideas Activities for kids.

Our list includes fun activities for your pumpkin patch gathering at home or at your school.

They are easy to set up and the whole family can enjoy them!

Let’s dive right in and get inspired.

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Before we start with our pumpkin patch activities for toddlers, preschoolers, and older kids, let’s find out first what a pumpkin patch is:

What is a Pumpkin Patch?

Originally a pumpkin patch is a garden or field where pumpkins are grown.

In modern use, a pumpkin patch typically describes a farm or establishment where they sell pumpkins and offer other attractions such as hayrides, corn maze, petting zoo, bounce houses, slides, and more.

Pumpkin Patch Ideas and Activities

Do you plan on having your own pumpkin patch at home or at your school? Then you will love the following pumpkin patch ideas.

They are great for any fall gathering and even birthday parties.

Also, don’t forget to check out our pumpkin patch decoration and prize ideas to make your event memorable.

Let’s get started!

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Pumpkin Patch Ideas to Do at Home

Kids Pumpkin Patch Idea: Book Corner

For them, a pumpkin patch book corner would be a great alternative to get some downtime!

Set up a corner with straw where they can sit down comfortably and provide them with some fall book options.

You can find a list of our favorite books about pumpkins and pumpkin patches at the end of this post.

Don't forget to check them out!

These Fall Festival Games or Halloween Party Ideas would work great as well!

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Pumpkin Books for Kids

Here are the promised book ideas for the book corner. Your kids will love to sit down in the straw or hay corner and enjoy a good book.

Maybe you even like reading it to them.

This beautifully photographed picture book about everybody’s favorite fall treat is sure to please kids both young and old. 

This educational exploration of a pumpkin’s life cycle is a must for any aspiring scientist or farmer!

The first pumpkin Tim ever carved was fierce and funny, and he named it Jack. Read along and find out what happens with Jack during the fall.

Pumpkin Patch Book for ages 2-6, Non-scary Halloween Story that Teaches Emotions with Carved Pumpkin Faces Paperback.

Pumpkin Patch Decorations

When you go to big farm pumpkin patches they always decorate so nicely.

But do not worry your backyard pumpkin patch can look just as great.

Here are some fun pumpkin patch decorating ideas for your backyard to create a wonderful atmosphere:

Pumpkin Patch Game Prizes

So now that we have a lot of activity ideas for pumpkin patches at your school or at home it is time to talk about prizes.

Because let’s face it nothing makes it more fun than to be able to win little prizes.

Here are a few items we will get for our next pumpkin patch gathering:

Did you enjoy our pumpkin patch activities? We have one more. Go check out this adorable pumpkin patch imagine play setup.

It is the perfect pumpkin patch idea for toddlers and preschoolers to interact with. Enjoy!

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