Halloween activities for school can be both a blessing and a curse. Like most teachers, you probably know that Halloween is an exciting and fun time of year for your students. You probably also know that some stress might be coming your way in the form of parties, costumes, treats, and everything pumpkin.
By finding ways to keep this time of year fun AND academic, you’ll have a major Halloween win in your classroom.
Here are 8 Halloween Activities for School that are fun and academic:
This is great practice for identifying parts of speech, such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Students actually ask for MORE of these when they finish! Perfect for party days!
Hundreds of teachers have successfully used this project. They have reported that their students have so much fun with the project, they don’t even realize they are learning. WIN!
Oh. My. Goodness. What a fabulous way to practice multiplication skills! All directions are included for this easy-to-use escape challenge, and NO locks are required. So much fun!
Can you say NO PREP fun? Yes! These super fun math worksheets are great for party days. Just print and go!
Ooooh! Spooky fun! Upper elementary students love reading true facts about haunted places. What kiddos don’t love learning about strange, but true, phenomenon?
These little gems are perfect for practicing writing in the informational, narrative, and persuasive modes. They are so cute when finished, too!
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All of these Halloween activities for school are easy to use and require very little to no prep. Students will love every minute of the activities, and you can stop worrying about losing instructional time. It is a Halloween win!
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