10 Halloween activity ideas for early childhood educators
We have collected 10 fun activities to inspire educators and to include in their programming leading up to Halloween on the 31st of October. Each activity can be selected and modified to develop learning specific to the age group of the children involved. We have plenty more clever ideas pinned on our Pinterest page if you are searching for something specific.
1 Paper Strips Halloween Pumpkin
Develop cutting skills with scissors for preschool age children by making this paper pumpkin.
2. Hand and foot painting
Make spooky Halloween inspired works of art with hand and foot prints.
3. Cardboard tube spiders for Halloween
Cute easy to make spiders from cardboard rolls and pipe cleaners.
4. Fluffy Pumpkin Slime
Everyone loves slime and here is a pretty easy recipe to make some pumpkin inspired goop.
5. Mummy Kids
A cut and paste activity for preschoolers.
6. Straw Skeletons
Make a skeleton from straws or cotton buds (q-tips).
7. Pumpkin apple stamps
Use a cut apple to make a stamp and paint in the details.
8. Puffy Ghosts
Glue and cotton balls, what could be more fun than that to create a super soft friendly ghost.
9. Articulated Hand
Something for the older kids at OSHC by making a movable hand with straws and string. This requires a little bit of persistence and finger dexterity.
10. Zombie Leaf Art
Any kind of leaf will do to create scary leaf monsters.
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