From Pumpkin toJack-O-Lantern: From Pumpkin to Jack-O-Lantern October 31 Pumpkin Vines: Pumpkin Vines Pumpkins are large vegetables that grow on vines.
(Since they develop from flower blossoms, they are really fruits, but we call them vegetables.)
Pumpkin Bud: Pumpkin Bud Pumpkin vines have large buds that turn into flowers. Pumpkin Blossom: Pumpkin Blossom This yellow blossom will turn into a pumpkin soon after it opens.
Pumpkin Field: Pumpkin Field When pumpkins are ripe, they turn orange and their stems wither and die. Pick-Up Truck: Pick-Up Truck After they ripen, they are put on trucks and taken to pumpkin patches. Pumpkin Patch: Pumpkin Patch A pumpkin patch is a place with a lot of pumpkins for sale.
The pumpkins are usually kept on the ground. Buying a Pumpkin: Buying a Pumpkin Parents and their children visit pumpkin patches to buy pumpkins for Halloween. Gigantic Pumpkin: Gigantic Pumpkin This pumpkin is gigantic.
Gigantic means very, very large. Removing Pulp and Seeds: Removing Pulp and Seeds To make a jack-o-lantern you need to cut off the top.
Then you need to take out the seeds and the pulp. Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds: Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds The inside of a pumpkin has pulp and seeds. Carving the Face: Carving the Face After you remove the seeds and pulp, you carve a face on the pumpkin.
You can draw the face with a pencil. Roasted Seeds: Roasted Seeds Roasted pumpkin seeds taste delicious.
This is a mixture of pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds. Jack-O-Lanterns: Jack-O-Lanterns Many people put their jack-o-lanterns outside to greet trick-or-treaters. THE END: THE END ESL Website: www.elcivics.com