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Halloween Projects for K-5

Posted by on October 23, 2014

TagulThree holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.

Here are ideas for you for Halloween:


  1. ASCII Art–Computer Art for Everyone (a pumpkin–see inset)
  2. Lesson Plan: Halloween letter for grades 2-5
  3. Make a Holiday Card
  4. A Holiday Card  (with Publisher)
  5. A Holiday flier


  1.  Book Review: 16 Holiday Projects


ascii art

  1. Ben & Jerry
  2. Billy Bear’s
  3. Carving Pumpkins
  4. Enchanted Learning
  5. Halloween games, puzzles–clean, easy to understand website and few ads!
  6. Halloween ghost stories
  7. Pumpkin Toss
  8. Signing Halloween–a video
  9. Skelton Park
  10. Tagul–see top inset
  11. The Kidz Page


  1. Ace Math Halloween Games Free Lite
  2. Carve-a-Pumpkin from Parents magazine
  3. Halloween Card Creator – Free
  4. Halloween counting & words games-
  5. Halloween eBook
  6. Halloween Voice Transformer
  7. Halloween WordSearch
  8. Haunted Hangman
  9. It Is Halloween
  10. Landon’s Pumpkins
  11. Make A Zombie
  12. MASH: Halloween Edition
  13. ScrapPad – Halloween Costume Memory Book
  14. WordSearch Halloween

Can you add any that you love using for Halloween?

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

updated 5-14-16

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