Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

Three 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 Halloween projects, lesson plans, websites, and apps (check here for updated links):

Websites and Apps

  1. 30-day Halloween fitness challenge
  2. Build a Jack-o-lantern (in Google Slides)
  3. Carving Pumpkins
  4. Carve-a-Pumpkin from Parents magazine – Resolute Digital, LLC (app)
  5. Enchanted Learning
  6. Halloween games, puzzles–clean, easy to understand website and few ads!
  7. Halloween ghost stories
  8. Halloween counting & words games – IKIDSPAD LLC (app)
  9. Halloween Kahoot Games (video for teachers)
  10. Halloween Science
  11. Halloween WordSearch – FinBlade (app)
  12. Halloween Voice Transformer (app)
  13. Landon’s Pumpkins – LAZ Reader [Level P–second grade] – Language Technologies, Inc. (app)
  14. Make A Zombie – Skunk Brothers GmbH (app)
  15. Math vs. Zombies (app)jigsaw
  16. Meddybemps Spooky
  17. Readwords reading collection for Halloween
  18. Readworks Halloween Reading Resources
  19. Signing Halloween–a video
  20. Skelton Park
  21. The Kidz Page
  22. WordSearch Halloween – AFKSoft (app)

Projects

  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
  5. A Holiday flier

 

Books

  1.  16 Holiday Projects

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Bonus: A Costume

Did you forget to dress up? Or avoid it too long? I have you covered. Print out this sheet and pin it to your shirt (or download this doc–Halloween costume):

halloween

Can you add any that you love using for Halloween? Comments are closed but feel free to contact me via Twitter (@askatechteacher).


Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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