Printable Halloween Worksheets and Puzzles
Time to break out the pumpkins and get dressed all silly? Halloween is a blast for kids. Below you will find a whole collection filled with fun activties for your classroom students love our printables and you will too. Teachers keep sending in great comments on it.
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Halloween Songs and Teacher ResourcesSongs
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- First Day of Halloween
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- We Three Ghosts
19 Fun Things to Do In Class During Halloween
Halloween is one of the holidays everyone is super buzzed about. From children to adults, everyone is looking forward to freakiness, dressing up, horror tales, and the smell of pumpkin.
People have their classic horror costumes, horror films, and horror-inspired food that they have to enjoy the day to the fullest. And if your school is still on, who said you have to wait to go home to celebrate Halloween. Take a pick from our fun and spooktacular list of activities that you can do in your class with your peers during Halloween!
1. Watch a Horror Film
Horror movies are always a treat to watch unless you have a faint heart. But what better way to truly indulge in the Halloween spirit (pun intended) than to watch some classic horror films. Our personal favorite is The Addams Family. They truly remind you of happier and carefree times, which is exactly the vibe we want when celebrating Halloween.
2. Make Halloween Cards
Halloween is a day of creativity, so let your students be completely whacky and encourage them to unleash the artist inside them. Have some black chart papers, cotton swabs, and some red paint for that extra creepy element.
3. Write a Horror Short Story
On the topic of creativity, make your English lessons a little extra fun, and let your students' minds wander to the dark spooky alleys. Ask them to write horror stories with chilling prompts to share with their peers. Children are quite imaginative humans, and an activity like this will create interesting stories. Their stories are surely going to set the spooky mood.
4. Decorate Cupcakes
Nothing says Halloween better than cupcakes that look like creepy pumpkins and spider webs. Cupcakes are a treat that every child absolutely loves. A fun activity can be arranging cupcakes with icing for them to decorate with.
5. Halloween Awards
Something about dressing up on Halloween as scary characters add to the thrill of Halloween. Make class time memorable and spooky, and hold a small award show for the children. You can have awards for the scariest costime, the most creative costume and least recognizable.
6. DIY Halloween Bowling
This is such a fun activity for children. ll you need are white paper cups and a ball. Draw ghost faces, spider webs, or pumpkins on the cups, line them up and you’re good to go.. Let's get this party started with this exciting Halloween activity.
7. Eyeball Race
Think spoon race but spookier. Paint some eggs to look like eyeballs, and see which of your students can carry the eye all the way to the end, using nothing but a spoon.
8. Halloween-themed Scavenger Hunt
Everyone enjoys a good scavenger hunt, and a Halloween-themed oneis right up everyone's alley. Clues about skeletons, witches, and vampires will surely draw the students in. Use Halloween candies and gifts as prizes for your students.
9. Facts about Haunted House
Children are strangely intrigued by horror stories. Okay, maybe not all, but they do find it thrilling. So pick a haunted house to discuss with your students, and tell them facts and stories about the building, its history and residents.
10. Poke a Pumpkin
This serves as a decoration for the class as well as a quick interactive fun game for students. Get some pumpkin-themed balloons and throw in some candy or little treats. Stick the balloons on a poster wall, and have each student poke the pumpkin for an unexpected treat.
11. Would you Rather?
The "would you rather" game is fun to begin with, but with a Halloween spin on it can make for a memorable activity. Come up with some questions about mysteries and monsters, and ask your students to choose. Let us see how brave these students are.
12. What's in the Box?
This game will make anyone nervous and excited. Your students are likely to be curious to see what is inside the box. Use shoe boxes, cut two holes on either side and place fun Halloween-themed items inside for students to guess only by touching the item blindfolded.
13. Halloween Charades
Children are naturally creative, so Halloween-themed charades would definitely excite them. Print names of some classic movies and monsters and have your students act and guess these characters. Because, after all, isn't Halloween all about being dramatic and over-the-top?
14. Eye in the Haystack
These activities just keep getting creepier, but hey, that is what the Halloween spirit is all about. Throw in some haystack in a basket and hide some candy eyeballs in it. The first student to get the eye gets candies. There is no such thing as too much candy on Halloween.
15. Pass the Pumpkin
Put on some horror music in the background and let students pass a cool carved pumpkin to each other. With the right music and energy, this will surely result in a few shrieks (of excitement). Give out creepy items like glasses or jewelry as a prize to the winner.
16. Witch Says
Here is a creepy spin on the game Simon Says. Put on your witch hat and have your students play this game.
17. Halloween Photo Booth
Carrying out activities and games is fun, but a DIY Halloween photo booth makes for a great activity in itself. It will help students take back home fun memories in the form of pictures in front of an epic backdrop.
18. Movie Trivia
One thing besides candy that everyone loves on Halloween is watching Halloween movies. Test your students' knowledge of popular Halloween movies with a cool trivia game.
As a teacher, you can be either boring or straight-up cool. Go ahead, pin this article, and this Halloween, choose to be the cool teacher who makes sure their students are always having a good time. our epic and spooky ideas, your students are surely going to remember the party, but more than that they will remember your Halloween spirit.
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