This adorable 3D turkey is an interesting and fun way to have students write about what they are thankful for. Children write 6 of those things on a colored strip of paper, then staple it into a feather "loop" that they glue to the back of their turkey.
After reading several stories about the first Thanksgiving, have a discussion with your students about the kinds of meals that they enjoy for their Thanksgiving feast. How are they similar? How are they different? Do most of them have a traditional or non traditional Thanksgiving?
Review 2D shapes in fun and interesting ways, with this Thanksgiving "Shape Up!" turkey packet.
Are your students working on transitions and "how to" "directional" writing? How to make a pumpkin pie is a quick, easy and fun activity to help them practice.
This is a simple, quick and fun writing prompt craftivity that your students will enjoy doing. For the "trick" portion of the writing prompt, students write about the Halloween treats that they don't like. On the treat page, they discuss their favorites. Afterwards, have students share one of each with their classmates, then pass out a little treat.
This nursery rhyme craft is versatile. I've included a blank pumpkin, so students can complete a writing prompt on it; there's also one that says "Happy Halloween from your little pumpkin", which children can give as a card, plus one with the nursery rhyme on the front, which I revamped.
These Halloween crayon resist coloring pages, are perfect for Halloween party day, or a fun center activity. There are 5 to choose from, with directions of how to set things up.
Midnight Magic, is a quick, easy and fun little ghost craftivity, perfect for Halloween party day. This art is called crayon resist, as the wax in the crayons resist the watercolors. Using a white crayon, (press hard) trace the simple ghost pattern onto squares of white paper. Children will not see the ghost 'til they "wash" their paper with the "magical colors of midnight". To their utter delight, a ghost will appear as they are painting.
These cute dangling ghosts are a quick, easy & fun little something to do on Halloween party day, or as a nice activity to transition to after reading some Halloween-themed stories. Cutting on a spiral provides wonderful scissor cutting practice, which helps strengthen finger muscles. Older students can write on the spiral and complete the prompt: "Things that are creepy to me are . . ." or "Things that I'm a bit afraid of are . . ."