Spooktacular Fun and Educational Activities you can do this Halloween

Spooktacular Halloween activities
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Halloween is slowly but surely becoming popular in our multicultural country, and what’s another festival in our country where there are so many each month already. Do we really need to question celebrating Halloween in India? Let us use Halloween as a platform to our imagination and just enjoy it!

So whether or not you celebrate Halloween, use this opportunity to creatively incorporate fun and engaging activities and make it a meaningful learning experience.

Spooktacular Fun + learning Halloween Activities

STEM-based activities

Straw Skeletons by Education.com

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Straw Skeleton

Teach a little biology lesson about the skeletal system while working on these bone-chilling skeletons. Infuse a fun craft with an educational science lesson on the skeletal system. This project may be just the thing to spark her interest in science.

Bone Bridge by Plans For a Better Tomorrow

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Build a bridge of bones this Halloween! This challenge is sure to excite your creators.

Flying Ghost Rockets by Growing a Jeweled Rose

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Ghost Rockets

Rockets are fun! Children will love to see these flying ghost rockets! Just look at the force of science that propels them. This activity is for the outdoors

Spinning Pumpkin Tops by  Buggy and Buddy

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Spinning Pumpkin Tops

This Halloween science activity is super simple and provides all kinds of fun and learning through play. In this physics project, kids will paint or color inverted wooden tops to resemble pumpkins or jack-o’-lanterns and then watch them spin and flip!

Pumpkin Volcano Science Activity by Little Bins for Little Hands

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Pumpkin Volcano

Use pumpkins to simulate a volcano. These pumpkin-canos will cause kids to erupt with sheer excitement.

Jello Brain by Schooling a Monkey

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Jello Brain

Incorporate a science lesson with this jello that resembles brains.

Scarecrow Crunch and Pumpkin Punch by Third Grade Thinkers

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Mixtures and Solutions

Introduce children to Mixtures and Solutions with this activity!

Static Powered Dancing Ghost by Science Bob

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Static Ghost

Try this fun and super simple science experiment and make a little tissue ghost dance with just a balloon and a little static electricity.

Candy Experiments by Lemon Lime Adventures

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Candy Experiments

Try one of these awesome science experiments and turn candies into learning fun!

Geometric Bat by Math Four

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Geometric Bat

Talk about Math and Geometry in this activity where a little Halloween bat made of rectangles, squares, and triangles.

More Halloween Math Activities by Education World

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Math Activities

Learn sorting, Counting measuring and more with these math activities that explore pumpkins, spiders, and webs.

Exponential Growth with zombies by MashupMath

This Halloween-themed video lesson explores the concept of exponential growth in the context of a zombie apocalypse. Ideal for middle and high school.

History Activities

Boo-tiful Movable Halloween Mummy by Family Chic

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Follow this step-by-step tutorial, to learn how to make a moveable mummy using pipe cleaners (a great way to then learn about the ancient Egyptians)!

Geography Activities

Pumpkin Globes by NEA

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Make pumpkin globes and learn about the world!

Literature Activities

Halloween Shadow Puppets by First Palette

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Shadow Puppet

Craft and stage a shadow puppet play of your favourite Halloween story or of a Halloween-inspired story you wrote.

“War of the Worlds”: A Broadcast Re-Creation by Education World

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

Relive (and re-create) the panic-causing 1938 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds.”

Scare Up Some Great Halloween Poetry-Writing Activities by Education World

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

Halloween is the perfect time for students to scare up a humorous poem or epitaph.

A Spooky Adlib Story by Education World

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

Get creative this Halloween with this adlib activity in which students answer questions on an Excel sheet to create a silly, spooky story. Besides having fun, students can review basic spreadsheet skills and develop creativity.

Zombie story by Education.com

Get spooked with a zombie fill-in-the-blank story! This exercise helps kids review parts of speech and grammar, all while having a fun time creating a kooky story.

Art & Craft Activities

Bat Silhouette Halloween Art by Easy Peasy and Fun

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

A splash of color and a few dabs on the paper and you have an easy and gorgeous Bat Silhouette Halloween Art. This art idea is great for kids of all ages!

Haunted House Art by SarahJane

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

A fun project where children can make their own haunted house!

Movable Spider Craft by Easy Peasy and Fun

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

Thrill kids with this movable spider craft! It’s such an easy “mechanism” that makes this one “go”, your kids will be soon making all kinds of different moving creations.

Halloween Art History by Art History for Kids

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

It’s a day full of spooky images and frightful tales… why not include a little art history activity that will make your kids scream (with delight!)?

Craft Stick Mummy by First Palette

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities

Make a silly mummy out of craft sticks and some gauze or white crepe paper.

Giant Kirigami Spider Webs by Babble Dabble Do

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Introduce kids to Kirigami or Paper engineering, which one of the most affordable and fun ways to introduce kids to the transition from 2D to 3D.

Sensory Play Activities

Googly Eyed Monster Slime Recipe by Little Bins for Little Hands

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Googly Eye Slime

Most kids love to get their hands on anything that oozes.. This slime recipe is perfect for Sensory play.

Melting Witch Sensory Bags for kids by Growing a Jeweled Rose

Fun and Educational Halloween Activities Fun and Educational Halloween Activities - Melting Witch Sensory Bag

A disgustingly delightful sensory bag that gives kids a feel of icky goo, without the mess.

Do you have another idea for an awesome Halloween activity? Share it in the comments below.

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