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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
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.
Build a bridge of bones this Halloween! This challenge is sure to excite your creators.
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
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!
Use pumpkins to simulate a volcano. These pumpkin-canos will cause kids to erupt with sheer excitement.
Incorporate a science lesson with this jello that resembles brains.
Introduce children to Mixtures and Solutions with this activity!
Try this fun and super simple science experiment and make a little tissue ghost dance with just a balloon and a little static electricity.
Try one of these awesome science experiments and turn candies into learning fun!
Talk about Math and Geometry in this activity where a little Halloween bat made of rectangles, squares, and triangles.
Learn sorting, Counting measuring and more with these math activities that explore pumpkins, spiders, and webs.
This Halloween-themed video lesson explores the concept of exponential growth in the context of a zombie apocalypse. Ideal for middle and high school.
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)!
Make pumpkin globes and learn about the world!
Craft and stage a shadow puppet play of your favourite Halloween story or of a Halloween-inspired story you wrote.
Relive (and re-create) the panic-causing 1938 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds.”
Halloween is the perfect time for students to scare up a humorous poem or epitaph.
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.
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
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!
A fun project where children can make their own haunted house!
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.
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!)?
Make a silly mummy out of craft sticks and some gauze or white crepe paper.
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
Most kids love to get their hands on anything that oozes.. This slime recipe is perfect for Sensory play.
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.