Halloween is one of my very favorite holidays! Why? Well, first of all, it's a chance to be something you're not. What kid (of all ages) doesn't like to play pretend?
I also love Halloween because of all the great children's literature out there! Here are some favorites: in case you're interested, each book cover is a link to Amazon so you can explore some more!
Who doesn't love Room on the Broom?
I have 2 copies do In a Dark, Dark Room, and both copies are barely holding together! That's a good sign it's a popular book!
I also have a few Halloween related joke books, and they are wildly popular! (And a good time to introduce homophones, since most jokes depend upon a double meaning!
I usually read a kid's version of the classic: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Halloween day. If I have a class that can handle it, I'll turn off the lights, but I don't want to scare the dickens out of those sensitive ones!
Last but certainly not least is my very favorite Halloween story, The Hallo-wiener! Who doesn't love a book where the underdog becomes the hero? (Pun intended!)
Click the image above for this freebie sampler of Halloween No Prep Printables! Or, for the whole set, click the image below:
We're working on sentences in my classroom. This freebie set saw a lot of attention last week! Just click the image!
Or, if you'd prefer the full set, click this image!
Or perhaps you're looking for some math?
Click the image for this Math story problem freebie!
Here's one more source of freebies: My October Pinterest board has loads of Halloween freebies!
Click the image to see my Pinterest board!
How do you celebrate Halloween?
What are your favorite books?
What are your favorite Halloween activities?