It’s Halloween on The Children’s Hour, and we’re digging into pumpkins!

We learn the history of Jack-o-Lanterns, how many pumpkins we use at Halloween, why we trick-or-treat, and what it means when you see a teal pumpkin.

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Pumpkin Spice Learn-Along Guide

Pumpkin Spice Learn-Along Guide - Educational Standards

Teal Pumpkins mean a house offers non-food treats
Halloween (The Night That I Love)Danny WeinkaufDinosaurs and Metaphors03:112020 Red Pants Music
Gimme a Smile (The Pumpkin Song)Andrew Gold & Greg PrestopinoHalloween Howls: Fun & Scary Music03:581996 Music For Little People
The Great Pumpkin Waltz (Instrumental)Vince GuaraldiIt's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown00:272018 Lee Mendelson Film Productions., Under license to Craft Recordings, a division of Concord Music Group, Inc.
Allegretto autunnale (Instrumental)Dee Yan-Keysingle00:272021 Dee Yan-Key
Pumpkin Seed (Instrumental)Keith BearEarthlodge00:212000 Makoche Music
On Top of It (Instrumental)Blue Dot SessionsMoon Juice00:472020 Blue Dot Sessions
Adobe Dog House (Instrumental)Gideon FreudmannAdobe Dog House01:331997 Gideon Freudmann
The Pumpkin PatchThe Happy RacersA Scary Very Halloween02:272019 Burton Avenue Music
Pumpkin ManJohn McCutcheonJohn McCutcheon's Four Seasons: Autumnsongs02:191998 Rounder Records, a division of Concord Music Group, Inc.
The Pumpkin's Lullabye (Instrumental)Wessell AndersonWarmdaddy In The Garden Of Swing01:012021
Why Can't Every Day Be HalloweenTriple RainbowWhy Can't Every Day Be Halloween - Single02:442021 Brave New People
Owl's Dream (Radio Version)G'RaphHappily Ever Now (Radio Versions)02:022021 Raphael Groten
One Little Jack-o-LanternBlue Moon BoyCritters! Creatures! Cryptids! - EP02:122019 Blue Moon Boy
Party Monsters (feat. FYUTCH)Suzi SheltonParty Monsters - Single02:542021 3383863 Records DK
Return of the Gucci Ghost (Instrumental)Donnie Ozonesingle01:30FMA 2021 Donnie Ozone
Yvette (Instrumental)Monolog RockstarsGroene Vingers (Original Soundtrack) - EP01:182020 Humanworkshop
Boo, Cackle, Trick or TreatSue SchnitzerBoo, Cackle, Trick or Treat02:382002 Wee Bee Music
Spooky WookyItty Bitty BeatsSpooky Wooky - Single02:102021 Itty Bitty Beats
A Severed Head, Speaking (Instrumental)Haunted CorpseDirges for the Undead00:542018 - FMA Haunted Corpse
Five Little PumpkinsRaffiSingable Songs for the Very Young00:301996 Rounder Records Manufactured and distributed by Concord Music Group
Paint My Pumpkin TealKyle DinePaint My Pumpkin Teal - Single02:162017 Kyle Dine
Spooky Halloween NightEVT KidsSpooky Halloween Night - Single02:472021 Corrientes Music Recordings
Ghost ChickenKeith MunslowGhost Chicken - Single03:052020 Keith Munslow
Have You Seen It? (Instrumental)Dr. Frankensteinsingle01:292005 FMA Andre Joachim
What Am I Gonna Be (For Halloween)?The Laurie Berkner BandLet's Go!01:532021 Two Tomatoes Records, LLC., Distributed by Concord.

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