Students are to complete the story: One Halloween my friends and I were going trick-or-treating in our neighborhood. Down the street from us was an old deserted house that everyone thought was haunted.
Crystal Rennicke on October 30, Delight your little ghouls and goblins with these spook-tacular Halloween games, crafts, and activities for your classroom. Try candy corn math. Make spinning pumpkin tops.
Experiment with Halloween candy. We love these easy ideas that will challenge students to think like scientists! Most kids love to get their hands on anything that oozes. Carve reading- and math-themed pumpkins. Click on the link above to get your free templates! Do some Halloween writing.
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This project is definitely meant for the outdoors, though. Create Halloween shadow puppets. Tie this shadow puppet activity with a Halloween-themed story or have the kids write their own!
Make a goblin guts sensory bag.
This disgustingly delightful sensory bag gives kids a feel of icky goo, without the mess. Check out the Growing a Jeweled Rose blog for more Halloween-themed sensory bags. Make a pumpkin volcano. These pumpkin-canos will cause kids to erupt with sheer excitement.
Make egg carton bats and leaf ghosts.
These cute little Halloween creatures are fun to make and hang around your classroom this season. Write pumpkin patch stories. This teacher waved her magic wand and turned plain old pumpkins into a beautiful lesson in story elements. Teach a lesson in shapes and geometry while making this friendly bat.
Make—and graph—a seasonal treat. Students learn about mixtures and solutions in this experiment. And as a bonus they get to eat the treats afterward! Learning how to add and subtract decimals is fun when candy is involved!
Bring in some Halloween candy ads for a comparison shop of the best candy prices in town. Experiment with Jell-O brains.Lessons, Activities & Resources Help Your Class Explore Halloween History, Have Fun with Pumpkins, and More By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Found In: Language Arts & Literature, Grades PreK-2, Language Arts & Literature, Grades , Grades Prek-2, Grades We do so much rigorous writing in fifth grade that I like to loosen the reigns from time to time with just a light, fun writing activity.
This FREE Halloween opinion writing activity is perfect for a fun, engaging writing activity. JumpStart’s Halloween activities for kids are just what you need to have a terror-ific time!
At home or in the classroom, these wicked ideas are sure to have you screaming for more. At home or in the classroom, these wicked ideas are sure to . Halloween is a favorite among students of all ages.
Whether you want to take a few minutes to have students “quick-write” or spend minutes writing their answers to the writing prompts, these easy-to-use writing prompts will encourage your students to be creative.
Halloween Lessons, Activities & Resources, Grades K-5 Lessons, Activities & Resources Help Your Class Explore Halloween History, Have Fun with Pumpkins, and More By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer.
Be it 5th grade science, math, or writing activities, there is a plethora of free activities available online! Most of these activities are designed keeping in mind the developmental characteristics and milestones that 5th graders should achieve by the end of the year.