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My Top 30 Learning Resources for Halloween

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The season of counting cats, making glitter slime, and painting pumpkins have arrived!  Now is the time to bring in some Halloween Learning Fun into your homeschool, and what better way than with our Top 30 Favorite crafts, fine motor skill activities, children books to enjoy during this time of the year? Let me share them with you now…


My Top 30 Learning Resources for Halloween


Crafts & Fine Motor Skills

Black Cat Collage 

Skeleton Craft 

Bats, Ghosts & Spiders Crafts for PreK FineMotor Fun 

Spider Web Fine Motor Activity 

Build a Pumpkin Face & Book 

Milk Carton Haunted House Craft 

DIY Pumpkin Inspired by Disney’s Movie Up 


Printables & Worksheets

Halloween playdough mats for fine motor play {free printable}

Halloweenie Dress-Up Printable

Halloween Color By Number

Kindergarten Halloween Math Freebie

Halloween Worksheets

Ten Frame Pumpkin & Cat Counting Activity 




My Top 30 Learning Resources for Halloween-2


Halloween Book List for PreK-Grade 3

It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse! By Laura Numeroff

The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Little Critter: Happy Halloween by Mercer Mayer

Peppa Pig’s Halloween Party by Scholastic

Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman

We’re off to Find a Witches House by Mr. Krieb

Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White

Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever! by Don Freeman

Halloween Sensory Bins + Fine Motor Skill Play


Spider Counting Sensory Bin with Spaghetti ~ From aDabofGlue.com

Colored Water Sensory Bin: Googly Eye Soup ~ FunAtHomeWithKids.com

Halloween Slime for Sensory Play ~ From ViewsFromAStepStool.com

Pumpkin Bath A Silly Fall Sensory Activity ~ FromBusyToddler.com

Find the Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Playdough ~ from Kids Activities Blog

Halloween Dramatic Play & Activities

Pumpkin Patch Dramatic Play ~ PocketfullofPreschool (this one is not free, however, it is so awesome and extensive!

The Little Old Lady Who was not Afraid of Anything Sequencing Cards & Activity  ~ ThePreschoolToolBoxBlog.com

Exploring the Outdoor Classroom: Pumpkins and Golf Tees ~ From Exploringtheoutdoorclassroom.blogspot.ca

Halloween Treats

Black Bottom Brownies – Country Living

Making Halloween Rice Krispy Treats By Scissors & Glue

Fun Halloween YouTube Videos

Halloween! Wiki for Kids from Cool School


I hope you enjoyed my favorite Top 30 Halloween Learning Resources, we hope to give at least one or two of these a try this season with your kids!


Till next time,

Breathe deeply, and enjoy building your masterpiece with scissors and glue, and pumpkins too,


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A Monster’s Bad Rap Children’s Book Review

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Making Halloween Rice Krispy Treats

Build A Monster Playdough Kit

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