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Mar 2, 2015
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Jack 'O Lantern for Halloween

Halloween Teacher Resources

Halloween falls on a Saturday in 2015, and as always, is October 31. Explore the literature, customs, and history of Halloween, using our lessons, printables, and resources. You'll find everything from costume patterns and printable Halloween masks to counting activities and vocabulary lessons. Students love this autumn holiday – take advantage of it and integrate these Halloween resources into any of your classes to enhance cross-curricular study for all grade levels.

Halloween Videos

Halloween History: Videos & Activities

Halloween Slideshows

Favorite Halloween Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Top 10 Halloween Games, Grades K-8
Top 13 Halloween Books for the Classroom
More Slideshows


A Note About Witches: Fill-in-the-Blanks
Curious George Mask
Fill-In Story: A Scary Halloween
Backyardigans Character Mask: Austin
The Widow's Broom Teacher's Guide
Mask Template
Cat Mask
More Popular Halloween Printables

Lesson Plans

Have a Halloween Party
Walk on the Witch: Musical Chairs for Halloween
Find the Pumpkins
The Witch's Wart
Halloween Lessons
Which Foods Contain Sugar?
Halloween Word Game


"Choose Your Own Adventure" Stories
Top 10 Halloween Worksheets & Craft Ideas (Grades K-2)
Open-Ended Spooky Stories
The Black Cat Vocabulary Definitions
The Black Cat -- Annotated for Readers Theatre
Walk on the Witch Game
The Witch's Wart Game
More Popular Halloween Activities

Reading, Language Arts, & Halloween Connected

Selected Horror Stories of Stephen King
Frankenstein Reading Guide
Spider Web Spelling
Boo to You, Katie Kazoo!
Frankenstein Teacher's Guide
Jack-o'-Lantern Puzzle
Mysterious Sounds Game
More Popular Halloween Reading & Language Arts Activities

Science & Halloween Connected

Cat Bulletin Board
Backyardigans Character Mask: Pablo
Backyardigans Character Mask: Tasha
Backyardigans Character Mask: Uniqua
Pumpkin Seed Snack
Cat Bulletin Board Example
Lion Mask Cut-Out

Social Studies & Halloween Connected

Halloween Videos & Activities
Spider and the Flies
Halloween Safety Tips
Gross Recipes for Halloween
Day of the Dead Evaluation Rubric
Witch's Shadow
U.S. Holidays Printable Matching Game
More Social Studies & Halloween Resources

Mathematics & Halloween Connected

Creating Halloween Word Problems
Spider Search
Gravestone Facts
Hunt for the Black Cats
Happy Jack-o'-Lanterns
Pumpkin Count
More Math & Halloween Resources

Art, Music, & Halloween Connected

Jack-o'-Lantern Mobile
Chalk Stencil Ghosts
Box Jack-o'-Lantern
Last-Minute Halloween Ideas
Top 10 Halloween Costume Patterns & Accessories
Eerie Invitations
More Halloween Art & Music Activities


Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stores.

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