24 Halloween Activities You Need for Your Classroom

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I’m so excited about this round up! I think this is the largest round up in MJCS history! October is the beginning of some crazy months in the classroom. Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are back to back fun, so being prepared with engaging activities is a must! These Halloween activities for the classroom will keep your month completely booked with fun, engaging, and spooky learning!

I’m glad to share with you some great bloggers from all over that created some fantastic Halloween activities. These Halloween activities range from STEM activities all the way down to crafts that you can use to decorate your learning space.

STEM Activities

STEM activities are all the rage in the classrooms, and for good reason! It provides students the opportunity to learn about different areas of learning-science, technology, engineering, (Art-if you want it to be STEAM), and math. Here are some great STEM (STEAM) activities for this Halloween season!

Pumpkin Candy Construction | Steam Powered Family

Oozing Pumpkins | Team Cartwright

Halloween Art using Pointillism | Coffee and Carpool

Inflating Balloon Ghosts | Mama Smiles

Pumpkin Life Cycle | Kelly’s Classroom Online

Spider Web Obstacle Course | Mama Smiles

How to Make a Mummy | Kelly’s Classroom Online

STEAM Halloween Art | Mrs. Jones Creation Station

Let’s add some Math and Literacy activities to this great list of Halloween activities for the classroom! What a great way to save time on your lesson planning!

Math Halloween Activities

Pumpkin Counting Activity | Mom.Wife.Busy Life

Pumpkin Sorting Activity | Darcy and Brian

Monster Match Bingo | Play Party Plan

Halloween Roll and Cover Activities | Homeschool Share

Monster Addition Games | ABC’s of Literacy

Literacy Halloween Activities

Halloween Bookmarks | Simply Bessy

Sight Word Board Games | In the Playroom

Halloween Literacy Sequencing Activity | ABC’s of Literacy

The Big Pumpkin Sequencing Activity | The Preschool Toolbox

Halloween Word Pattern Activity | Mrs. Jones Creation Station

You’ve got a huge list of educational resources for Halloween. However, we all have to take a break from learning. First, we have some sensory activities. Next, there is a great list of crafts that you can use to decorate your learning space!

Sensory Activities

Halloween Sensory Bottles | Pocket of Preschool

Edible Halloween Sensory Bin | Normal Life Mom

Halloween Crafts

Frankenstein Toilet Paper Roll | Marcie in Mommyland

Paper Halloween Topiaries | Crafts by Amanda

Candy Corn Craft | Mom.Wife.Busy Life

Coffee Filter Bats | Darcy and Brian

Well, you instantly have a month’s worth of Halloween activities! Your time just freed up and you can spend more time doing what you love rather than planning for hours!

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