The first pumpkin Tim ever carved was fierce and funny, and he named it Jack. When Halloween was over and the pumpkin was beginning to rot, Tim set it out in the garden and throughout the weeks he watched it change. By spring, a plant began to grow! Will Hubbell’s gentle story and beautifully detailed illustrations give an intimate look at the cycle of life.
This sweet Halloween and pumpkin-themed book can be used in speech therapy to discuss the life cycle of a pumpkin while targeting sequencing. It is also great for noticing adjectives and mental state verbs. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Pumpkin Jack in speech therapy below: