Halloween Thematic Unit for Preschool

Schedule your Halloween season with these exciting crafts and activities. Provide a variety of games, crafts and stories to build hands-on fun and learning in preschool and kindergarten. 

Halloween themed unit for preschoolers

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Are you excited to start Halloween activities in your home or preschool?

In this Halloween unit you'll find amazing ideas for guiding preschoolers with learning through play. We've included more than enough to choose from for planning a full week (or more!) of crafts, activities and stories.

Halloween thematic unit

This Halloween unit is based on the ABC Method we designed to help make program planning easy and enjoyable.

The activities, books and crafts include science, math, literacy, art and more, to provide a well-rounded Halloween-themed program. 

A = Activities 

1. Fine motor or circle time

Counting Ghosts on the Felt Board

Halloween Math Games Using Beverage Stickers

Drawing Ghosts with Chalk on Foam Trays

Pumpkin Puzzle

Halloween Puppet Show


2. Gross motor games

5 Family Games from Fireflies and Mudpies

Halloween Charades from The Joys of Boys 

Spider Web Walking from No Time for Flash Cards

Pumpkin Chuckin' from B-Inspired Mama

Ghost Bottle Bowling from No Time for Flash Cards

B = Books

Peppa's Halloween Party

Room on the Broom

Clifford's Halloween

Happy Halloween Little Critter

The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat

The Berenstain Bears Happy Halloween!

Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins



witch activities for halloween thematic preschool unit


C = Crafts 

1. Crafting 


Hats for a Jack-o-Lantern

Paper Shapes Halloween Witch

Halloween Broomstick

What Will You See on Halloween Night Art Activity


2. Painting

Burlap Pumpkin

Sponge Painted Ghosts

Spooky Spider

Painting with Pumpkin Pieces

Pumpkin Picture in a Frame


Halloween theme unit for preschool curriculum 


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