Looking for some Halloween learning activities and just plain fun? Check out this week’s round-up of ideas for school-aged kids from our After School Link-Up!
Here are some ways to learn this Halloween:
I love to start with literature! Here are 11 books for Halloween from Peace…but Not Quiet.
Reading chapter books?
- To extend the learning after reading The Boxcar Children’s The Mystery of the Singing Ghost, visit The Educators’ Spin on it.
- For learning ideas to go with Magic Tree House’s Haunted Castle on Hallow’s Eve, visit Play Dr. Mom.
Save that stash! Here’s a round-up of 25 ways to learn with candy from This Reading Mama.
You’ll find lots of fun ideas for preschoolers up through school-aged kids in this Pumpkin Round-up from Living Montessori Now.
I love these ideas for learning about simple human anatomy over at Kids Activities Blog.
Find a variety of learning ideas in this free Halloween pack from 3 Dinosaurs.
Find this creepy density experiment and other ideas for Halloween science at Science Sparks.
Check out my collection of hands-on monster math for kids up to first grade.
Looking for Halloween crafts?
You’ll want to check out this great Halloween craft round-up from The Taylor House.
Learn how to make your own paper-mache masks from Edu-Art for Kids.
Aren’t these monster hands from Happy Hooligans fantastic?
Also try these Halloween paper bag luminaries from The Taylor House.
Follow the tutorial at KC Edventures to make a Halloween garland from salt-dough cut-outs.
Make these healthy pumpkin pizzas from Here Come the Girls.
For a Halloween treat, make these adorable Oreo Mummy-Pops from Happy Hooligans.
And just for fun…
Get a set of free Halloween lunch box notes from Crystal and Company.
Countdown to Halloween with this free calendar from Moms and Munchkins.
Try this fun Halloween scavenger hunt from KC Edventures!
And follow along with Crystal and Company this October for 31 days of DIY costumes!
And now, the linky!
The Educators’ Spin On It
Afterschool for Smarty Pants
Boy Mama Teacher Mama
Coffee Cups and Crayons
Little Wonders’ Days
Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational
The Measured Mom
This Reading Mama
What Do We Do All Day
We’d love for you to share your School-Age Post (ages 5 and up) about your learning week after school. Tell us about your Crafts, Activities, Playtime, and Adventures that you are doing to enrich your children’s lives after school, homeschool, or on the weekend!
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