Mankato Primrose Residents Decorate Pumpkins

By | November 6, 2014
Residents decorate pumpkins

Residents take a break from hectic activities to decorate pumpkins

Mankato, MN, Primrose Retirement Communities

You can always count on seeing many pumpkins around the hallways of Primrose of Mankato through the month of October! For our second year in a row, we decorated pie pumpkins (smaller pumpkins) that our residents could take home and use as centerpieces or as door decorations! It’s a favorite craft for us to participate in.

Pumpkin decorating/carving is something that our residents remember doing themselves as kids, with their children, and with their grandchildren. It is so great to see the creativity come out in all of our residents. Their pumpkins always end up looking unique. Some prefer to use stickers, some like paint, and some like ribbon and raffia.

We also held a “Pumpkin BINGO” session where we had mini decorative pumpkins as prizes. Almost every door you walk past here at Primrose is decorated with a pumpkin of some sort! It’s a fun way for us to get into the Halloween Spirit.

by Emilie Hauser
Activity Assistant

To find out more about the retirement living experience at Primrose, please contact your nearest Primrose Retirement Community today to see more of our fun and social living. We’ll happily answer all your questions and show you around our beautiful communities. Come see why we say, THIS IS LIVING!


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