Halloween Hands-on Activities

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Spooky Slime
Spooky Slime
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Spooky Slime
In this fun science project your child will get practice following directions and getting messy as they learn all about slime!
Kindergarten
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Spider Web Shapes
Spider Web Shapes
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Spider Web Shapes
Take the spookiness out of spiders with this web-making activity! Your child will practice talking about and creating shapes in this Halloween craft, and learn about spiders along the way.
Preschool
Math
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Make an Exploding Pumpkin
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Learn all about cause and effect as your child experiments with an exploding pumpkin in this engaging fall activity! Get the whole family involved with this simple science experiment that is a fun and exciting way to combine Halloween and science.
Kindergarten
Science
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Halloween Rock Painting
Halloween Rock Painting
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Halloween Rock Painting
Reinforce your child’s foundational math skills while creating small works of seasonal art with this creative Halloween rock painting activity!
Kindergarten
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Spooky Halloween Jars
Spooky Halloween Jars
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Spooky Halloween Jars
Get estimating with this spooky activity that asks your young mathematician to rely on their problem-solving skills to figure out how many items they believe are in spooky Halloween jars!
2nd grade
Math
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
Pumpkin Play Dough!
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
What’s the best part of fall? Pumpkins! Use this easy recipe to help your child make some delicious smelling pumpkin play dough. They can use their math skills to measure and mix and then have hours of fun playing!
Kindergarten
Math
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Make “teal the new orange” this Halloween season! Help your child learn about the Teal Pumpkin Project and paint the color teal on a pumpkin to advertise that your family will offer non-food toys as a treat, or “trinket” option.
Preschool
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create Your Own Roly Costume
Create Your Own Roly Costume
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Create Your Own Roly Costume
Does your child love Roly, the orange cat from our Brainzy games? Create the perfect dress-up costume and bring your child’s dreams to life!
Kindergarten
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Halloween STEM Building Challenge
Halloween STEM Building Challenge
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Halloween STEM Building Challenge
The possibilities are endless with this fun Halloween-themed STEM activity! With simple supplies, your child will experiment, adapt, and use their creativity while they build structures using different specifications.
2nd grade
Science
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
In this fun fall-themed activity, your child will design and decorate a pumpkin based on a picture book. After completing their pumpkin, they’ll write a short story about a new adventure related to their picture book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
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Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
In this real-world exercise about the Teal Pumpkin Project, your child will create a persuasive poster to spread the word about the project in the hopes of convincing people to offer non-food trinkets this Halloween season.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Jack-o'-Lantern Bookmark
Make a Jack-o'-Lantern Bookmark
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Make a Jack-o'-Lantern Bookmark
This fun activity will have your child creating a Halloween-themed bookmark to use throughout the Halloween season. All they have to do is follow the directions on the legend!
3rd grade
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Halloween Ghost Craft
Halloween Ghost Craft
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Halloween Ghost Craft
It's a great time for family crafts. Here's a ghost Halloween decoration you and your child can make together.
1st grade
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Spider Craft
Spider Craft
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Spider Craft
Spider crafts help your child get into the Halloween spirit! Make our spider craft, featuring a spider and its web, this October to decorate for Halloween.
Kindergarten
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How to Write a Scary Story
How to Write a Scary Story
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How to Write a Scary Story
Want to build your child's literary repertoire with tools like foreshadowing and description? Try a spooky Halloween story!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Gummy Worm Ice Cubes
Make Gummy Worm Ice Cubes
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Make Gummy Worm Ice Cubes
Try this kooky, spooky arts and crafts activity with your preschooler: make gummy worm ice cubes!
Preschool
Science
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DIY Costume Wig
DIY Costume Wig
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DIY Costume Wig
This costume wig is a simple craft that will result in a great item for Halloween, dress up, or pretend play. Make a yarn costume wig with your child.
2nd grade
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Pan de Muerto Recipe
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by baking pan de muerto. In this 5th-6th grade activity, your child will explore another culture while learning about baking.
5th grade
Social studies
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Candy Corn Subtraction
Candy Corn Subtraction
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Candy Corn Subtraction
This activity will put those Halloween treats to good use by using candy corn to help your child with her subtraction skills.
2nd grade
Math
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Make Your Own Costume: The Four Seasons
Make Your Own Costume: The Four Seasons
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Make Your Own Costume: The Four Seasons
Using plants and other items from the outdoors and clothing they already own, your kids can dress up as any one of the four seasons or simply as a Garden.
Preschool
Science
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Pumpkin Carving Party Activities
Pumpkin Carving Party Activities
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Pumpkin Carving Party Activities
Pumpkin carving party activities are great for a pre-Halloween party. Try pumpkin carving party activities, including jack-o'-lantern ideas and fall recipes.
1st grade
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Homemade Halloween Treats
Homemade Halloween Treats
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Homemade Halloween Treats
Homemade Halloween treats make great party foods for an All Hallow's Eve get together. These four homemade Halloween treats are scary-good.
3rd grade
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasting pumpkin seeds makes for a great Halloween activity, and a healthy snack!
Preschool
Science
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Cardboard Bugs
Cardboard Bugs
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Cardboard Bugs
Reuse and recycle cardboard tubes to make spooky spiders, kooky caterpillars, wacky worms, and more.
Kindergarten
Science
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Halloween Hands-on Activities

Our spooky, silly, and educational Halloween activities range from pumpkin and skeleton themed craft projects to academic exercises that put a Halloween spin on math, science, and language skills. Get ready for some festive learning this October!