- Boil water (1 cup for every 1/2 cup of seeds). Add salt. (1 tsp per cup of seeds, more if you like them pretty salty).
- Add rinsed pumpkin seeds and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Drain. On a cookie sheet, drizzle some olive oil and roll the seeds in them. Spread the seeds in one layer.
- Cook for 15-20 minutes in a 400 degree oven. Look for them to be golden brown.
Charis scooping and sorting seeds:
Atalie was a little young to help with the carving and not that interested in the pumpkin goop. So, I pulled out the paint and let her design her own pumpkin. She had a BLAST. (FYI- if you use washable paint and they want to do the activity again, let them