I love searching through the stacks at our library and pulling out Halloween books. And I love having fun with Halloween crafts and activities. What I love even more are the creative ways that we can use books to inspire craft activities. This is why I’ve gathered together all of these awesome Halloween book activities – our favourite Halloween books with activities that bring them to life.
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I’ve gathered an awesome collection of Halloween book activities for kids. You’ll find STEM activities, sequencing activities, free printables and more. I’ve also included a full Halloween book list too. So, grab a good book and have some fun (educational fun) with the kids this Halloween season.
Halloween Book Activities for Kids
Halloween Book Activities for Kids
Fun Halloween books and activities for kids.
Room On The Broom Activity
Read Room on the Broom and fill up your "broom" with all kinds of funny items inspired by the book.
The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything
Build your own scarecrow with these printable pieces.
Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything Pack
70 pages of printable activities that go along with this classic Halloween book.
Five Little Pumpkins STEM Activity
A creative and educational Halloween STEM challenge kids have to solve.
Make a 5 Little Pumpkins Felt Play Mat
Bring the 5 Little Pumpkin story to life with your own felt board.
Five Little Pumpkins Finger Puppet Fun
Make your own 5 Little Pumpkin finger puppets and play along with the book.
Five Little Pumpkins Inspired Activities
A collection of 5 Little Pumpkin inspired activities for preschoolers.
Five Little Pumpkins Sequencing Activity
Kids will learn about number sequencing with a few simple stickers and the 5 Little Pumpkins book.
Boo to You: Textured Pumpkin Patch Art
Celebrate the textured collage art found in Boo to You with this creative art project.
There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Bat Printables
Kids love the "Old Lady" book series and this collection of printable activities will keep kids busy all Halloween season.
Duck and Goose Find A Pumpkin: Pumpkin Hunt and Matching Game
The kids will search for pumpkins, just like Duck and Goose!
DIY Charlie Brown's Great Pumpkin Bowling Game
Grab that little pumpkin and have a bowling match with Charlie Brown and all of his friends. Good thing it isn't the GREAT pumpkin.
Halloween Sequencing Activity for "Big Pumpkin"
This sequencing activity is a fun expansion of the book Big Pumpkin.
Halloween Books for Kids
These are all the books that inspired these activities, plus a few more great Halloween books your kids will love.
Room on the Broom by Julia Davidson
Big Pumpkin Book by Erica Silverman
It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown by Charles Schultz
Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat by Lucille Colandro
Boo to You by Lois Ehlert
5 Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino
The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams
The Crayons Trick or Treat by Drew Daywalt
Happy Halloween from the Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
More Halloween Books and Activities
A spooktacular collection of Halloween chapter books for kids
Print and colour our Halloween bookmarks for kids
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Terri Thompson says
Love this roundup! Thanks for including our post!
Jacquie F. says
I love your oven! So creative 🙂 and great looking pie (yum). Thanks for including us in this wonderful round-up!
FANTASTIC roundup! I just shared it on my Facebook page! Thanks so much for featuring our posts! 🙂
I love the fly pie! And I can’t wait to try the other activities! Thanks for including us! Will be sharing on FB tomorrow.
Esther CraftoArt says
I like the idea of using a cardboard box as oven! and the fly pie sounds fun! Thank you for including us in the roundup!
Carolyn Elbert says
We love activities based on books. Thank you for this round up full of great ideas to try. And for including our Halloween parade.
Personal Trainer Guy Putney says
Great stuff, I’ll keep this in mind for next Halloween!