With preschoolers, I always liked to have Montessori-inspired Halloween activity trays available on the shelves for a couple of weeks before Halloween. Both as a Montessori teacher and homeschool mom, I made sure the activities were fun, non-scary, and included activities in a number of curriculum areas.
A lot of bloggers today have the same idea. There are some wonderful resources around the blogosphere!
Montessori-Inspired Halloween Activities
Halloween posts from Living Montessori Now and other blogs:
Pink and Green Mama has a Halloween sensory box. (The blog is no longer available.)
Jada Roo Can Do has Halloween colored noodle lacing. (The blog is no longer available.)
Growing a Godly Girl blog is no longer available.
The Adventures of Bear has another variation on tweezing spiders. (The blog is no longer available.)
Barefoot in Suburbia has a number of pumpkin and spider activities, including putting spider rings on a pipe cleaner web.
Lesson Plans to Pots and Pans also has a number of pumpkin and spider activities, including a jack-o’-lantern buttoning activity and making pumpkin life cycle bracelets.
North American Montessori Center has a post on Montessori-Style Halloween.
Sunrise Learning Lab has a number of Halloween posts, including a post with Halloween math fun for ages 6-9.
Kingdom of the Pink Princesses has Halloween activity trays, including a skeleton puzzle tray to go with vertebrate work and counting by 5’s using pumpkin picks.
If you’d like to see more about how we celebrated Halloween at our home, I have a post on Homeschool Halloween.
Halloween Activities on Pinterest
I also have a Kids’ Halloween Activities Pinterest board with Halloween activities of all kinds.
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