Dyed Pumpkin Seed Letter Tracing


We saved the seeds we removed from our pumpkin a few days ago, and allowed them to dry for a few days. I decided to dye them and use them for another activity.

It’s ridiculously easy to dye pumpkin seeds actually.


I put the dry pumpkin seeds into little bags and added 1/2 teaspoon of vinegar and enough food coloring until I liked the color. I sealed the bags and mixed until each seed was evenly coated. This also helped keep the coloring on the seeds and NOT on my hands, haha.


I spread them on paper towels to dry – they were ready to use the next morning.


I had my kiddo use the seeds to line the letters I drew on a piece of paper. You could use this for sight words, names or whatever.


How cute is this?
Great for promoting fine motor skills, hand/eye coordination and helps kiddos learn the shapes of different letters.


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