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  HALLOWEEN
Note: Grade levels are given as a guideline only. Many lessons are adaptable.

BE SAFE ON HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGE
Kids can color this printable page which shows them how to stay safe on Halloween night.


BOTTLE BATS All Ages
This cute Halloween bat is the perfect project. It is easy to make, uses recycled materials and best of all, it's fun! From: Amanda Formaro. [read more]

CANDY CORN STAINED GLASS PreK - Gr. 5
Students can make faux stained glass pieces [using paper], inspired by candy corn. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

CARDBOARD TUBE MUMMIES PreK - Gr. 5
These super cute and fun little mummies make great finger puppets. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

COSTUMES: CARDBOARD BOX COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN All Ages
Ten costume ideas using cardboard boxes from the very creative Amanda Formaro. [read more]

COSTUMES: CREATIVE COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN All Ages
Twenty-four cool costume ideas (farmer, mr. potato head, crayon, static cling, etc.) from the very creative Amanda Formaro. [read more]

COSTUMES: GRUESOME AND SCARY COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN All Ages
Ten costume ideas (dracula, skeleton, witch, mummy, etc.) from the very creative Amanda Formaro. [read more]

COSTUMES: EASY ANIMAL COSTUMES FOR INFANTS FOR HALLOWEEN All Ages
Sixteen great costume ideas (cow, pig, dog, cat, etc.) from the very creative Amanda Formaro. [read more]

COSTUMES: TRADITIONAL COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN All Ages
Students can create spooky pumpkin pictures using crayons and paint." [read more]

CRAFT STICK SPIDER WEB K - Gr. 5
Children can create spider webs using craft sticks. Pom pom spiders can be added as well. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

CRAYON RESIST JACK-O-LANTERNS All Ages
Students can create spooky pumpkin pictures using crayons and paint. [read more]

ENVELOPE GHOST PUPPETS PreK - Gr. 5
Create a simple ghost using plain white mailing envelopes. From Amy Schamburek. [read more]

FANTASY FACES: GARGOYLES Gr. 3 and up
Learn how to make fantastic gargoyles out of recycled coffee trays and papier mache/claycrete. [read more]

FALL REFLECTIONS K - Gr. 5
Pat Higgins shows us how to create a fall scene using the monoprinting method. [read more]

GARGOYLES AND GROTESQUES Gr. 7-8
Create your own gargoyle using self hardening clay. From: Joann Trimarco. [read more]

GENTLEMAN GHOST All Ages
Simple items from around your house and a few inexpensive craft supplies and you'll be on your way to making this dapper ghoul. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

GHOST LOLLY PreK - Gr. 5
See what happens when a lollypop meets some tissue paper. From Amy Schamburek. [read more]

GHOSTS IN THE GRAVEYARD All Ages
Recycle an old cardboard egg carton into some Halloween craft fun with these ghosts in the graveyard. From: Amanda Formaro. [read more]

GHOULISH STICK FIGURES All Ages
These adorable little monsters have personality of their own. Made from simple items such as ice cream sticks and tempera paint, they're sure to be a hit with kids of all ages. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

GHOST FEET PreK - Gr. 2
Learn how to make ghosts using footprints. From Amy Schamburek. [read more]

GLITTER PUMPKIN CDS PreK - Gr. 5
Don’t throw away those old scratched CDs and DVDs, instead make these shiny glitter pumpkins for Halloween! From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

GLUE PUMPKIN Gr. 3 and up
You can create cool works of art using glue as your drawing medium. The end result is a unique drawing that looks like a stained glass window. [read more]

HALLOWEEN CAKE Recipe
Amanda Formaro has a yummy recipe you won't want to miss! [read more]

HALLOWEEN CAT PreK - Gr. 2
Using handprints and the pattern provided, you can create Halloween cats. From Amy Schamburek. [read more]

HALLOWEEN COUNTDOWN CALENDAR All Ages
Elaine Hyatt shares a unique idea for creating a Halloween Countdown Calendar with your students. [read more]

HALLOWEEN PAINTED ROCKS All Ages
If you are looking for some inexpensive, easy crafts for your students this Halloween, head out to the schoolyard, find some rocks and have fun. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

HALLOWEEN TRIVIA
A few "Did You Know" Halloween facts, just for fun. [read more]

HAND PRINT GHOSTS PreK - Gr. 2
Learn how to make ghosts using handprints. From Judith Walsh. [read more]

JUICE BOX JACK-O-LANTERNS PreK - Gr. 5
Don't throw away those empty juice boxes! Save several of them to make cute Jack O'Lanterns for Halloween. This would be a fun Halloween party project. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

KOOKY SPIDER K - Gr.2
Tamara shares an easy spider craft which makes use of toilet paper rolls and twist ties. [read more]

MASKS: ANIMAL MASKS Gr. 3 - 8
Carla Fontenot shows us how to lead students through the creation a 3-D animal or mask. [read more]
(Section: Sculpture)

MASKS: CONSTRUCTION PAPER MASKS K and up
Using paper and scissors and objects you find, you can make masks of all colors and kinds. [read more]

MASKS: PAPER BAG MASKS PreK - Gr. 5
Turn a paper bag and some decorations into something wonderful. From Amy Schamburek. [read more]

MASKS: PAPIER MACHE MASKS K and up
These colorful, razzle dazzle masks are simply magical! [read more]

MASKS: PLAIN PAPER MASKS PreK - Gr. 8
This is a quick and easy way for your students to make masks. [read more]

MASKS: PLASTER FACE MASK Gr. 3 and up
Making plaster bandage masks is always a lot of fun. If you have the time and a group of willing students, you will love this art lesson. From Anitra Redlefsen. [read more]

MILK JUG JACK-O-LANTERNS PreK - Gr. 3
This is an easy and safe was to make jack-o-lanterns using items from around the house. [read more]

MUNCH, EDVARD: THINGS THAT MAKE US WANT TO SCREAM Gr. 6 and up
Students will learn about the artist Edvard Munch and his famous painting "The Scream". From Tracy Green. [read more]

PAINT CAN HALLOWEEN CREATURES All Ages
Students can create cool Halloween creatures using paint cans from the hardware store. From Anitra Redlefsen. [read more]

PAPER JACK-O-LANTERNS PreK - Gr. 2
Find out how to make paper jack-o-lantern crafts. From Patricia Jeska. [read more]

PAPER PLATE BLACK CAT PreK - Gr. 5
Students can make this spooky cat using paint and a paper plate. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

PAPER PLATE CROW PreK - Gr. 5
Children can create crows using paper plates and paint. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

PUMPKIN FACES PreK - Gr. 2
These are printable facial features for your little ones to use for glue on a pumpkin for Halloween fun. [read more]

PUMPKIN SEED MOSAICS PreK and up
Mosaics are made of tiny colored pieces of stone, pottery, glass or other materials, arranged together and set in plaster or cement to make patterns and images. In this lesson, students use pumpkin seeds and paint to create colorful mosaics. [read more]

SCARECROWS, PUMPKINS AND GHOSTS, OH MY! All Ages
Amanda Formaro shares several ideas for decorating your yard for Halloween. [read more]

SPAGHETTI SKELETON All Ages
Students can create skeletons using pasta of different sizes and shapes. [read more]

SPIDER RINGS K - Gr. 5
Children can create spider rings out of pom poms and chenille stems. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

TIN CAN FRANKENSTEIN All Ages
Students can make this little Frankenstein sculpture out of felt, glue and a tin can. Fill him with lollipops for Halloween or use as a pencil holder. From Amanda Formaro. [read more]

TEENSY WEENSY SCARY SPIDERS K - Gr. 2
These little spiders will be a hit with your younger students. Submitted by P. Coniglio. [read more]

TISSUE PAPER GHOST PreK - Gr. 2
Students can create spooky ghosts using tissue paper, markers and elastic bands. [read more]

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH A PUMPKIN? All Ages
This is a terrific list of 100 things you can do with a pumpkin. [read more]

WIGGLY SPIDERS PreK - Gr. 2
Discover how to make Halloween spiders using handprints. From Amy Schamburek. [read more]

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Halloween Activities

Halloween Activities

Children of all ages have fun preparing for holidays with creative activities and projects. For use at school, in clubs, and at home.

Available as a book, or an e-book. Buy the e-book and read it immediately!




RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Halloween
by Ed Emberley
Step-by-step instructions for drawing Halloween cartoon figures and objects.

Halloween Fun: Great Things to Make and Do
by Abigail Willis
Halloween will certainly be fun when children design their own jack-o'-lanterns, make frightening masks, build hanging skeletons, play gruesome games, bake spider (or bat) cakes, and read scary poems aloud.