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Cemetery Studies
Plan a day-long field trip to a local cemetery. Find out Ms. Prather uses this fun Halloween outing to teach about local history and community.
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Cheesecloth Ghosts
Your elementary students will love this Halloween craft activity. All you need is cheesecloth, small gourds, wax paper and glue; then follow Ms. Hlavin’s directions for this spooky delight.
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Children's Handprints
We're all familiar with the turkey handprint for Thanksgiving, but Ms. Murphy says the handprint can be used EVERY month's theme! Read about her tip here!
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Integrated Pumpkin Activities
A creative teacher suggests some fun ways to celebrate and learn about Halloween with a multi-disciplinary unit of study. Find out how she uses pumpkins, Fibonacci, and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, to throw the perfect Pumpkin Party!
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One-Minute Flash Mobs
Bernadette has been working with her dance students on spontaneous performances in different areas of the school. Read about how she’s taught her students some one-minute routines, including a Cuban Shuffle and a Thriller Dance.
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Pumpkin Geography
Ms. Croff takes advantage of the pumpkin harvest to bring hands-on geography to her students. After she teaches about hemispheres, the seven continents and major bodies of water, students create their own painted pumpkin globes.
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Spider on the Floor
Ms. Perry uses inexpensive spider rings to complement this read-aloud activity that gets young students moving and signing while learning about spatial relationships and prepositional phrases.
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The Best of Works4Me: Halloween Activities
Works4Me is a weekly e-newsletter, showcasing practical classroom tips written and submitted by the readers themselves. Here you’ll find our favorites on Halloween activities, lesson plans and resources.
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