Halloween is an exciting time for children. They get caught up with the ideas of costumes, scary stories, carving jack-o-lanterns, and of course trick or treating. Using these themes make learning more exciting.
Learning about numbers, patterns, basic facts, and graphing can all be more fun if they involve themes. Here are some Halloween math activities that will add some spook fun to their learning.
This scaffold framework is a great one for Halloween time because it is a time when kids allow themselves to think about wild and scary things that can happen.
My students love to make up silly sentences. This is a set of Halloween themed parts of speech cards that they can use to mix and match for some hilarious sentences. Here are a couple of pictures from last year.
What kinds of Halloween fun do you do in your classrooms? I would love to hear about them.
About Me Charlene Sequeira
I am a wife, mother of 4, grandmother of 9, and a retired primary and music teacher. I love working with kids and continue to volunteer at school and teach ukulele.