Category: Halloween

  • Halloween Words Within Words

    Halloween Words Within Words

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  • Bat Fun Page

    Bat Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Echolocation Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Trivia Questions Bat Word Search Bat Trivia Are bats really blind? What do vampire bats eat and how? Where do bats live? Name 3 places. What do bats eat? […]

  • Egg Carton Games For All Ages

    Egg Carton Games For All Ages

    This month’s household item to learn with is an egg carton. Egg cartons are available in different types of containers such as plastic, foam, and cardboard. They make a great game board and storage container. Here are some of the fun games we have made with an egg carton, and brief instructions that you can […]

  • DIY Harvest 9 Tile (Scramble Square) Puzzle

    DIY Harvest 9 Tile (Scramble Square) Puzzle

    Have you ever done a Scramble Square puzzle? If you have not, it is a 9 piece tile puzzle that looks easy enough, but can take a good long while to solve it. You can do a quick search using the term: Scramble Square Puzzle and look at the images that come up. I hope […]

  • Monster Mash Word Search

    Monster Mash Word Search

    Have you ever heard the song, “Monster Mash”? It’s a fun song that was a one-hit-wonder twice! Learn more about this song, listen to it, and learn a dance that was created for it here on Here is a word search for you to enjoy, based on the song. Connect with! Facebook Twitter […]

  • Mummies & Mummification

    British Museum Discover Magazine: The Chemistry of . . . Mummies – Article – From the site: The secret ingredients used by Egyptian embalmers are revealed at last.My Learning: A Step by Step guide to Egyptian Mummification – Offers a step by step process of mummification and pictures of Ancient Egyptian art. Use the arrows on the bottom of the […]

  • Halloween Origami

    Origami Club: Halloween – Site offers a variety of origami projects to do including: Jack ‘O Lantern, Bat, Ghost, Witch, Skull, and others. Origami Resource Center: Halloween – Site offers bats, ghosts, spiders, owls, pumpkins, cats and other items.Activity Village: Halloween Origami – Bats, Broomsticks, Mummy, Witches hat and others.Origami Instructions: Halloween Pumpkin Origami – This site offers this […]

  • Halloween Resources

    The Origins of Halloween  About: History of Samhain Social Studies for Kids: Halloween Wikipedia: Samhain Celtic Festival Halloween History of Halloween, short videos and articles. The Holiday Spot: Halloween History Ireland for Visitors: Samhain Fun Munch: Halloween Around the World The Origins of Trick or Treating Fun Munch: Trick or Treating Holidays: Trick or Treating Brief […]

  • Halloween & Fall Origami Resources

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  • Halloween Activities

    Halloween Related Activities on Funschooling & Recreational Learning Covering the Basics Create A Spooky Sound Story – Make up a spooky sound story or sentence and add sound effects to it!Two-Sided Diorama – This activity features the poem, “The Five Little Pumpkins”.Create A Scary Creature – Suggestions for creating a scary creature. Great for encouraging story […]

  • Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

    Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

    One of our favorite winter treats is a steamy hot cup of cocoa and to meet the needs and tastes of everyone in the house, we make our own hot cocoa base and add the items we like the most.  1/2 c Powdered cocoa3/4 c Natural sugar1/2 c Real semi-sweet chocolate chipsBowlSpoonJars or air-tight container […]

  • Fall Cut-Outs

    Fall Cut-Out by Fran W.   Fall cut-outs are a fun and creative way to accent a window or a wall. To make a cut-out, you will need:  Construction paper, a craft knife, pencil, tissue paper, glue and tape What to do…  Draw a picture on one side of your construction paper and use a […]