Halloween activities & Free printables

Looking for some last minute Halloween activities for toddlers or pre-schoolers? Today, I’m sharing loads of Halloween inspired activities for tots, including not one, but two large and free printable packs for kids!

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Arts and crafts

For our arts and crafts, we made a ghost! I do like to keep our activities and themes limited to real items so this craft was a little different for us. However, Mr. Toddler absolutely loved it even if he had no idea what it was supposed to be. He spent the entire day walking around with his ‘baby’, feeding it snacks, and rocking it! It was adorable!

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Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessori

Fine motor practice

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Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessori

Fun

We also worked with something new – a magnifying glass! I made some small and large cards that Mr. Toddler could sort. He lacked the patience for doing it that much, but the magnifying glass exploration was definitely a hit! Even the neighbour girls loved it!

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Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessori


Letter recognition

Mr. Toddler has been loving letter recognition works. He has been asking to work on his letters every single day. I seriously am struggling to keep up with his ‘demands’. 

I made a very simple mat (actually several) that we could use to trace letters, place manipulatives, colour, or even use with as a playdough mat! They are very versatile and fun!

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Math

We worked on size discrimination, too! I made cards for Mr. Toddler to discern which image is the largest or smallest. He struggled with this, but seemed to have patience for working on it so this type of work will be reappearing again, soon. 
I love the fun scrap book patterns that are available in the US, and made a printable activity to resemble pattern and paper matching. I cut the patterns into triangles and rectangles and asked Mr. Toddler to match them. If you are in the US (or a country where Halloween is celebrated), I recommend using some fun scrapbook paper to do the same! 
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These counting cards turned out so cute and I am very excited to share them with you at the end of this post! We used beads as manipulatives to practice counting! Mr. Toddler loves counting and is working very hard on learning them (interest led). 
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Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessoriWe also worked on pattern matching. Mr. Toddler could replicate the pattern, but isn’t ready to fill in the next item yet. 
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Practical life

Sweeping googly eyes! Another work that Mr. Toddler adores! 
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Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessori

Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessori

Halloween activities for toddlers & Free printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #halloweenactivitiesfortoddlers #halloweenactivities #montessori

Practicing cutting. Actually, my kid is two and I have a different pair of scissors that I use for him, but didn’t have them on hand when I was making these photos. But the idea is simple – just be safe!  

Sensory bin

A simple mini orange sensory bin. The mandarin was his favourite part, but other than that, he wasn’t too interested. I think we’ll be done with sensory bins for a while, which is a shame because I love putting them together. 
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Free Halloween printables

Halloween Inspired Tot Pack

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Halloween Inspired Pre-K Printable Pack

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For more Halloween ideas, be sure to visit these Halloween inspired posts:
Creepy crawly unit
Pumpkin unit
Fine motor activities

Today, I am linking up at: Jolanthe at Homeschool creations, The KLP linky party hosted by Every star is different and Montessori NatureMontessori MondaysThe Weekly Kids Coop, and the Tot school Gathering Place hosted by Carisa at 1+1+1=1!

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Yuliya

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