If your kids are anything like mine, they’ve been eagerly awaiting Halloween for months and they’re more than ready to head out for trick or treating as soon as the sun comes up.
Obviously, that’s not going to work, but with these super spooky last minute Halloween learning activities, they’ll have something fun to keep them busy until the trick or treating begins!
Set the Halloween scene with some spooky science experiments!
Have you ever seen a worm dance? Well, you can make it happen with this awesome experiment from Playdough to Plato!
What do you get when you cross a volcano and a jack o’ lantern? An erupting pumpkin of course! Get the instructions to make your own from Growing a Jeweled Rose!
Or, use a chemical reaction to build your own monster! Artsy Momma can show you how!
Finally, figure out how to make ghosts jump with this fun tutorial from Science Sparks!
Have a haunted math lesson!
These candy corn number puzzles are not only a great way to practice number recognition and one to one correspondence, they’re also super sweet!
When you’re done with those, continue perfecting those puzzle skills with these fun pumpkin puzzles for toddlers and preschoolers!
There’s no need to be afraid of haunted houses after trying out this adorable Halloween math activity from No Time for Flashcards!
And as long as you’re not grossed out by the goop, save some of those pumpkin seeds for an afternoon of counting!
Not into counting seeds? Ok, well how about spiders?! They’re super spooky and a great way to work on counting and fine motor skills!
If those aren’t working for you, try something a little spookier.
These Halloween songs are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers and will set the right spooky mood for all of your holiday crafting!
Finally, end your Halloween themed crafting session with a little eerie early literacy practice! This beginning sound I-Spy bottle from Pre-K Pages is sure to do the trick!