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Pumpkins and Jack O' Lanterns

Pumpkin

Pumpkin pumpkin
big and round,
I'm glad you grow
upon the ground.
I'm glad you don't
grow in a tree
for then you might
fall down on me.


In My Garden

(can be sung to the tune of The Muffin Man)

Do you know how pumpkins grow,
Pumpkins grow, pumpkins grow,
Do you know how pumpkins grow?
In my garden?

First I plant some pumpkin seeds,
some pumpkin seeds, some pumpkins seeds,
First I plant some pumpkin seeds
In my garden.

Then the vines and leaves will grow,
leaves will grow, leaves will grow,
Then the vines and leaves will grow,
In my garden.

Then the buds will turn to blossoms,
turn to blossoms, turn to blossoms,
Then the buds will turn to blossoms,
In my garden.

Then green pumpkins will grow,
will grow, will grow,
Then green pumpkins will grow,
In my garden.

At last the pumpkins turn to orange,
turn to orange, turn to orange,
At last the pumpkins turn to orange,
In my garden.

Now I'll have some jack-o-lanterns,
jack-o-lanterns, jack-o-lanterns,
Now I'll have some jack-o-lanterns,
In my garden.


Five Little Pumpkins

Five little pumpkins
Sitting on a gate.
The first one said,
"Oh, my it's getting late!"
The second one said,
"There are witches in the air!"
The third one said,
"Well, I don't care!"
The fourth one said,
"Let's run and run and run!"
The fifth one said,
"I'm ready for some fun!"
Ooooo went the wind
And out went the lights
And the five little pumpkins
Rolled out of sight.


Pumpkin Head

We bought a pumpkin big and round
that lived the summer through
without an eye to look at things...
and now it looks through two.

It used to be all dark inside
when growing on the vine,
but now it has a toothy smile
and face that's full of shine.

Aileen Fisher


Out in the fields where the cornstalks lie,
Some pumpkins are sleeping, but by and by
We'll pick them and bring them one by one
Into the house for Halloween fun.

We'll scoop out the middle and cut a hat,
Make 2 eyes and a nose, what do you think of that?
Put in a candle to shine right through,
Now they're Jack-o-lanterns, BOO!


Pumpkin

We bought a fat orange pumpkin
The plumpest sort they sell.
We neatly scooped the inside out
And only left the shell.
We carved a funny funny-face
Of silly shape and size,
A pointy nose, a jagged mouth
And two enormous eyes.
We set it in a window
And we put a candle in,
Then lit it up for all to see
Our jack-o'lantern grin.


Pupmpkins

Pumpkins by the barn.
Pumpkins by the house.
Pumpkins by the wagon.
Pumpkins by the mouse.

Pumpkins by the fence.
Pumpkins by the cat.
Pumpkins by the scarecrow.
Pumpkins by the hat.

Pumpkins by the table.
Pumpkins by the chair.
Pumpkins by the door.
Pumpkins everywhere!


What a funny seed I found,
I wondered what would grow?
So I planted it in the ground,
And now I know!

Little leaves were first to sprout,
Growing in a line,
Then golden blossoms opened out
Along the vine.

And then something grew-and grew and grew!
The biggest ever seen!
And now I have a pumpkin-
Just in time for HALLOWEEN!


Pumpkin pumpkin round and fat.
Turn into a jack-o'Lantern
Just like that!"


I had a pumpkin, a big fat Pumpkin
It was growing on a vine.
Then I carved a jack-o'lantern
and it turned out just fine.


I had a little pumpkin,
I gave it two big eyes.
I cut a round and tiny nose
and a great big mouth that smiles.
Now I hide behind a bush and
wait until it's dark.
Then when someone comes along
UP I JUMP!
BOO I SHOUT!
What a surprise!"


Jack -O'Lantern

The jack -o'lantern chuckled
Then winked his funny eye,
"I would rather be a pumpkin-face
Than be inside a pie!"

Jolly wolly pumpkin face
You're happy tell us why.
I'd rather be a pumpkin face
And not a pumpkin pie!

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