Orr’s Pumpkin Patch – Open Through October 31
Spookley was first introduced to millions of children in the book The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, in which he is shunned by all of the round pumpkins until a mighty storm threatens to destroy the entire pumpkin patch and only Spookley, with his unique shape, can save the day. This fall Spookley is returning as the Official Spokes-Pumpkin for PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, which sponsors National Bullying Prevention Month activities at PACER.org/Bullying. “The culture of bullying won’t end until people across the country take action and show children and teens that they care,” says Julie Hertzog, director of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, which is a division of PACER Center, a national organization. “We love the way Spookley touches the heart and the mind with his message of tolerance and acceptance.”
Orr’s Farm Market is one of many family farms across North America that will be embracing Spookley and his story with visitors throughout the fall and will feature Spookley in farm-based events including Spookley-Themed Pumpkin Patch, storytime readings and a Spookley kiddie maze.
- Teacher Resources to complement your trip to our farm
- Links to Coloring Pages for Teachers
- Spookley Activity Sheets for Teachers
About Spookley the Square Pumpkin:
Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a beloved children’s character created by author and lyricist Joe Troiano. For more information about Spookley and his friends from Holiday Hill Farm, please visit www.holidayhillfarm.com.
About PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center:
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center offers educators, students, families, and individuals the tools they need to address bullying in schools, recreational programs or community organizations. For more information, visit www.PACER.org/Bullying or call 952-838-9000.