Are you looking for a few activities to plug in on Halloween party day, but still want to cover some standards? Then I think you'll enjoy this ghost-themed packet.
This quick, easy and fun candy corn craft is very versatile. Use it to reinforce circles, the concept of small, medium and large; or have students write whatever you want them to practice, on the individual sections of the candy corn pieces. (I've made examples to give you some ideas.) If you're also working on fractions, I've included pocket chart cards for a quick review.
The controversy of Halloween, makes a nice comparison contrast writing activity, where students list the positive aspects of Halloween that they like, as well as the negative ones that they don't care for. As a topper for their completed October writing prompt, students make a Jack-O-Lantern using the positive negative art form.
Make this lovely leaf dangler to welcome fall. To help reinforce color words and rhyming, a poem is included for the backside. Older students can write "Leaves ARE, CAN, HAVE..." on the back of their leaves. This activity will be free for an entire year, after which time it will be up-dated and put in Diane's Dollar Deals, in my TpT shop. Click on the link to zip on over for a look see: Welcome Fall Leaf Dangler Writing Prompt Craftivity.
Venn diagrams are a quick, easy and fun way to introduce the concept of comparison and contrast writing. Choosing a partner to make a "Pumpkin Venn Friend" with, is an interesting way to do that. What a fun way for students to get to know each other too. This activity will be FREE for an entire year! Woo hoo. After which time, it will be up-dated & put in my whopping 51-page Fall Venn Friends packet in my TpT shop. For your convenience, I've included a PREVIEW here.
Review the 5 senses as well as adjectives, with this quick, easy and fun haunted house descriptive writing prompt.
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This is a very versatile pumpkin craftivity, as you can choose to make it in a variety of ways. Keep things simple and do just a front and back for little ones, or make it 3 dimensional (with 3-4 sides) for older students, and pick from 3 different writing activities: measurement, adjective practice, or writing about being scared. Color choices are another option. Give students a variety of pumpkin colors to choose from, to reinforce the fact that pumpkins can be orange, red, green, or white, with all of the shades in-between.
Help students learn to read and write family words with this quick and easy pumpkin patch craft. Students assemble their pumpkin and write the names and relationships of the members of their family that live with them on the back of their pumpkin.
Looking for some pumpkin craftivities? This packet includes a simple & quick sponge painted pumpkin that reviews shapes, as well as a shapely pumpkin worksheet and a Pumpkin Possibilities spinner shape game.
Did you know that if you mix shaving cream with Elmer's glue and a bit of paint you can make a work of art that dries puffy? Oh the possibilities... The picture here doesn't do this project justice. The pumpkin is puffed up to over an inch high! Here's a template to make either a horizontal or vertical pumpkin. Simply follow the directions to create something amazing! Your kiddos will love doing this craftivity.