Halloween Teaching Ideas

Teaching ideas and lesson plans to inform and educate students about Halloween.  Plenty of spooky fun for teachers and students

Let's get spooky..

Let's get spooky..

Halloween is a great time of year to capture your students imagination and let them get creative across a range of curriculum areas.  For whatever reason the spooky and supernatural brings out the best in many of us.  Take a look at some of our Halloween teaching ideas below.

Halloween songs and dance for students

Halloween Creative Writing Project
Students practice writing creatively from the pumpkin’s point of view.  Grade Level(s): 3-5

Activity Idea Place: Halloween

Group time, songs & poems, games, art activities, dramatic play… Grade Level(s): Preschool  123child.com

Creative Writing: Halloween Theme
Students create their own stories on pumpkins. Grade Level(s): 1-2  www.ed.uiuc.edu

Halloween Crafts
Several different crafts from MakingFriends.  Grade Level(s): Preschool, K, 1-2, 3-5. makingfriends.com

Halloween Crafts
Several cool craft projects from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids.  dltk-kids.com

Halloween Coloring Page / Beginning Sounds
Color.. then find beginning letter of witch, ghost, spider, and pumpkin. members.tripod.com

Halloween Maze
Can you help the witch find her broomstick? members.tripod.com

Halloween Printables
Lots of printable activities for a Halloween thematic unit  abcteach.com

Halloween Riddles & Coloring Pages
from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids. Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5  dltk-kids.com