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Halloween Math-What Patterns Can You Make?

This is a cute way to use Halloween shapes to make patterns. Begin with a simple pattern that you place at the top of the paper. I made this by cutting a Halloween garland into pieces.   You will need: Two or three Halloween shapes. I used pumpkins with two different faces, one silly face and one happy face and a ghost. I placed
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Witches Brew Activity

I begin using this idea a few weeks before Halloween. Kids love coming up with new and interesting ideas of what to put in our witches brew. My favorite idea was “stinky morning breath”. When a child came up with this one we all breathed into our brew. Tell the children you’re going to make witches brew and put things in that are yucky
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Disappearing ghost

Make a ghost that kids can make appear and disappear again and again. You will need: a black cup, Halloween stamps, craft stick, white paint and a ghost shape cut out of construction paper. Directions: Have kids us Halloween stamps and white paint to print onto the black cup. Have the ghost shape cut out or if kids are old enough they can cut
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Leaf art and science project

Leaf Art and Science Project Kids build fine motor skills, learn science, and have a great time making this beautiful leaf art project. They are spell-bound watching the colors move through the paper towel. You will need: A paper towel, food colors (yellow, red, blue-diluted with water), a tray to place the paper towel into, droppers for each color and plastic gloves for each
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Spider Story Web

This is an amazing activity. The children become aware that they are part of the spider web.You need a ball of yarn. You may need to roll this in advance. I like to use white yarn with glitter or sparkles. It helps to have one teacher as part of the circle and one helping the children or helping to roll the ball. Two points
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