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.
Put some fun into Halloween and still review a variety of standards with these quick, easy and educational games. Plug them in throughout your day to help practice math, counting, letter recognition, end punctuation, capitalization, spelling, editing, sequencing and more.
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.
For a fun language arts activity for Halloween, have your students become the teacher. Pass out the ghostly paper(s). Set a timer. How many boo boos can they find before the timer rings?
Painting a yellow and orange stripe on a styrofoam cup, will literally take your kiddos just a few minutes, and is a fun October center activity, or something simple and fun to do on Halloween party day.
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 . . ."