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Halloween Teacher Resources

Halloween falls on a Saturday, October 31, 2015. Explore the literature, customs, and history of Halloween, using our worksheets, lessons, and activities. 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. Integrate these Halloween resources into your classes to enhance cross-curricular study for all grade levels.

Halloween Videos

Halloween History: Videos & Activities
Day of the Dead 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
Reading Warm-Up 118 for Gr. 3 & 4: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Curious George Mask
Holiday Bingo (K-4)
Fill-In Story: A Scary Halloween
Creating Halloween Word Problems
Frankenstein Teacher's Guide
More Popular Halloween Printables

Lesson Plans

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


"Choose Your Own Adventure" Stories
Open-Ended Spooky Stories
Top 10 Halloween Games, Grades K-8
Top 10 Halloween Worksheets & Craft Ideas (Grades K-2)
All Day Nightmare (Goosebumps, 42)
The Black Cat Vocabulary Definitions
December Holidays Bingo
More Popular Halloween Activities

Reading, Language Arts, & Halloween Connected

"Choose Your Own Adventure" Stories
Selected Horror Stories of Stephen King
Open-Ended Spooky Stories
Fill-In Story: A Scary Halloween
Halloween Lessons
All Day Nightmare (Goosebumps, 42)
Halloween Hink Pinks
More Popular Halloween Reading & Language Arts Activities

Science & Halloween Connected

Cat Bulletin Board
Which Foods Contain Sugar?
Backyardigans Character Mask: Tasha
Mysterious Sounds Game
Pumpkin Seed Snack
Backyardigans Character Mask: Austin
Backyardigans Character Mask: Pablo

Social Studies & Halloween Connected

"Choose Your Own Adventure" Stories
Halloween Videos & Activities
Day of the Dead Evaluation Rubric
U.S. Holidays Printable Matching Game
Halloween History
Gross Recipes for Halloween
Halloween Safety Tips
More Social Studies & Halloween Resources

Mathematics & Halloween Connected

An Outdoor Night Lantern
Witches' Broom Handles
Fraction Goblins
Tiny Things Scavenger Hunt
Ghostly Products
Wilma Witch's Party
Happy Jack-o'-Lanterns
More Math & Halloween Resources

Art, Music, & Halloween Connected

Halloween Lessons
Halloween Printable Book (K-2)
Halloween Printables Slideshow (Grades 3-5)
Top 10 Halloween Costume Patterns & Accessories
Mask Template
Backyardigans Pirate Eye Patch
You Look Like You've Seen a Ghost
More Halloween Art & Music Activities

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