Halloween Activities and Ideas for Your Classroom

Evan-Moor has published a great blog re: Halloween ideas for both teachers and parents! Check it out –

The Joy of Teaching - An Evan-Moor Blog

From candy science to pumpkin poems, these activities will help to keep students engaged and learning amidst the Halloween excitement and festivities on October 31!

Free Downloadable Halloween-Themed Lessons

pumpkin shape colored by student for story bookTry these Halloween-inspired activities that also integrate reading, writing, and science skills:

  • Pumpkin Shape Book, Grades K–2: Pumpkin shape book forms, plus directions for student writing, a cute poem about pumpkins, and literature connections.
  • Halloween Thinking Skills Activities, Grade 1: Activities include writing about three things that scare you, adding up pumpkins, drawing a jack-o’-lantern, finishing a pattern, and making a picture.
  • “Pumpkins” Poem, Grades 2–3: A read and understand unit includes a poem, comprehension questions, and a page that asks students to identify how rhyming couplets & repetition are used.
  • Halloween Language Activities, Grades 3–5: Five Halloween-themed activities, including reading and drawing, solving a word search, answering a riddle by solving the code, and making words…

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