Halloween Books and Activities for Little Learners

It’s time for a little bit of spooky (but not TOO spooky) fun! I’m excited to put together this round up of Halloween books and activities for little learners! I hope you and your little ones have tons of fun!

halloween preschool centers
Halloween Preschool Centers

We are loving our new farm unit for toddlers and preschoolers! These units include 10+ hands-on, printable activities in color and black/white. Your little ones will love practicing common Preschool skills like counting, colors, shapes, and more! Each center in the unit can be adapted for little ones ages 2-4 and include tons of fine motor skills practice!

CLICK HERE to grab this Halloween unit!

halloween kindergarten centers
Halloween Kindergarten Centers

Are your kiddos ready to work towards Kindergarten skills? This Halloween-themed Math and Literacy unit that I created with my sweet friend Michelle from Smitten with First is PERFECT for your older Preschool and Kindergarten kiddos! It’s packed FULL of hands-on Math and Literacy activities that your kiddos will love!

CLICK HERE to grab this Halloween PreK/Kinder unit!

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Halloween Book Recommendations

A post about Halloween books and activities wouldn’t be complete without a list of our favorite books! But, before your order or purchase any new books for this unit, take a quick look through the books you already own and I bet you’ll find lots of good ones! But if you’re looking for some new ones, you can find some of our favorites below! *These links are Amazon affiliate resources. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you choose to purchase using my links!*

Pinkalicious Pink or Treat! – Victoria Kann

Clifford’s Halloween – Normal Bridwell

The Berenstain Bears in the Dark – Jan and Stan Berenstain

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat! – Lucille Colandro

The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree – Stan and Jan Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat – Jan and Stan Berenstain

bat life cycle study
Bat Life Cycle Study

The bat life cycle is a great Science addition to your pond theme! It’s also a great way to modify the farm plans for your older kiddos. LG loves learning about different life cycles with these studies!

This study includes tons of hands-on activities like sensory bins, STEM activities, sequencing cards and more! It also includes book recommendations, videos, real-life photos and practice pages!

CLICK HERE to grab your bat life cycle study!

spider life cycle study
Spider Life Cycle Study

Another fun study to use with your Halloween theme is the life cycle of a spider! Included you’ll find all of the same activities as the bat life cycle, but appropriate for studying the life of a spider!

CLICK HERE to grab your spider life cycle study!

halloween sensory bins
Halloween Sensory Bins

One thing that’s important to us for our holiday themes is to use as many items that we already own as possible! It can be easy to get caught up in

CLICK HERE to learn about this fun sensory bin and other activities!

itsy bitsy spider activities
Itsy Bitsy Spider Activities

Nursery rhyme activities are SO amazing for our little learners! And as luck would have it, there are tons of nursery rhymes that fit into a buggie/Halloween theme!

These nursery rhyme fine motor activities are packed with sensory bins, PlayDoh cards, cutting practice, and more!

CLICK HERE to grab your Nursery Rhymes activities!

halloween preschool worksheets
Halloween Preschool Worksheets

One of our favorite activities each month are our themed worksheets. Using worksheets with preschoolers may sound a little odd, but LG LOVES these practice pages! All of the pages includes coloring, cutting, gluing, tracing, and more! That way your kiddos are combining fine motor skills practice with academic skills! With 40+ practice pages, this NO PREP set is a life saver!

CLICK HERE to grab these Halloween-themed worksheets!

halloween sensory bin matching mats
Halloween Sensory Bin Matching Mats

These sensory bin matching mats are a fun addition to your Halloween theme whether you choose to use a sensory bin or NOT! Simply provide your kiddos with the cut out pieces and help them make their matches on the matching mats! This Halloween-themed set practices shapes, colors, counting, beginning sounds, and letter identification!

CLICK HERE to grab your Halloween matching mats!

halloween comparing numbers center
FREE Comparing Numbers Center

I just love a good, FREE resource – don’t you?! This Halloween-themed Math center is perfect for practicing comparing numbers! However, the cards can be used in a tons of different ways! Your little ones can practice counting on a 10 Frame, comparing numbers, ordering numbers, etc! Be sure to grab it for FREE by clicking below!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREE comparing numbers center!

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FREE Halloween Preschool Plans

Are you ready to get busy with this theme? Don’t forget to grab your FREE Halloween themed plans! These plans include Sensory, Math, Literacy, and Fine Motor activities for 12 days. You can spread them out across a whole month or use them as a mini-unit for 2 M-F weeks!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREE Halloween plans!


Would you like to have a FULL YEAR of basics covered for your Homeschool Preschool plans? Be sure to grab our Preschool Math & Literacy MEGA BUNDLE and save over $85! This bundle covers TONS of common Preschool skills and can follow your little ones from ages 2yo-5yo and beyond!

CLICK HERE to check out our Preschool MEGA BUNDLE!

Well, friends – I hope these Halloween books and activities help you tons with your Halloween theme! If you ever have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me or DM me on Instagram! Hope to chat with your soon!

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