Halloween teaching resources
Make your lessons a treat this All Hallow’s Eve with the aid of all sorts of spooky ghosts and gruesome ghouls.
- Sesame Street goes pumpkin crazy with lantern making lessons that young and old alike can enjoy.
- Ten bottles of beer become ten naughty witches in this tuneful counting exercise.
- Not all explanations of Halloween have to be scary – this PowerPoint takes a gentler approach and includes many photos of other children getting in the Halloween spirit.
- This descriptive guessing game is a great way to get students in a spooky mood.
- It isn’t Halloween without the grisly smile of a jack-o’-lantern greeting visitors at your door, and this guide shows you how to make one.
- Get your pupils warmed up for Halloween – and the start of the lesson! – with this engrossing starter activity.
- Halloween is celebrated differently all around the world, and this PowerPoint gives a taster of the different celebrations at this time of year.
- Potion mixtures need to be perfected and sweets need to be divided among hungry witches and wizards in this set of magical maths questions for muggles.
- A simple wordsearch to complete on Halloween.
- Frankenstein is new in town, can your pupils direct him to where he needs to go?
- There has been a murder this Halloween. Justice can only be done through careful working and correct use of the BIDMAS rule.
- The essence of the witch is captured in this selection of poems with gruesome verses and wicked rhymes.
- The history of Halloween goes back hundreds of years – find out more about the origins and imagery surrounding the festival with this quiz.
- Join Steve Spangler Science in creating some Halloween ‘magic’ with bleeding paper!
- A tasty task sure to get the saliva glands working; try these ideas and recipes for Halloween-themed fairy cakes.
- A comprehensive glance into the gothic genre with Bram Stoker’s famous literary creation – a perfect topic for the scariest day of the year.
- An introductory look into the history of the horror genre including greats such as Dracula himself.