Halloween is almost here, and with it comes the time for fun costume parties, handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, and of course the season’s most beloved holiday activities.
From carving pumpkins to putting up a spooky haunted house in your front yard, there are loads of different activities that you can do with kids this year to make sure that their favorite time of year doesn’t come around too soon.
Preparing treats and decorating your home may be all well and good for getting ready for Halloween, but if you really want to get into the spirit of things then why not try some coloring pages?
These free Halloween coloring pages are just what you need to ensure that your child has a great delight with them while they wait for the big day!
Download them, print, and have fun at your fingertips in an instant! Also, be sure to browse through all of our printable coloring pages for kids.
Printable Halloween Coloring Pages
Inside this free Halloween coloring page set, we’ve included 4 unique sheets that include:
- Happy ghost
- Candy filled Halloween bucket
- Cute Frankenstein
- Cute Vampire
These coloring pages have large spaces for little hands to color in and best of all, they’re cute and not scary!
Halloween Unit For Kids
Want to create a whole Halloween-themed unit around these coloring pages? If so, keep reading! We’ve got lots of ideas to get your creativity flowing.
Reading aloud is a bonding experience for both parents and children. It’s also one of the best ways you can help your child develop early literacy skills, like listening comprehension, vocabulary development, and letter recognition.
Below are some of the top-rated Halloween books for kids. Add them to your home collection or borrow them from your local library.
Room On The Broom: This has to be one of our most favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.
5 Minute Spooky Stories: We love Disney’s 5 minute storybooks and this one is perfect for Halloween! See how all your favorite Disney characters celebrate this spooky holiday.
Ten Timid Ghosts: This is a fun countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories!
Crafting is a great way for kids to express themselves and develop skills. It also provides opportunities for them to be creative, learn patience, problem-solving, or even how to follow instructions.
Below are some of our favorite Halloween inspired crafts to get the kids having fun this holiday season!
- Spookley The Square Pumpkin Craft
- Handprint Bat Craft
- Paper Plate Monster Craft
- Frankenstein Craft For Kids
For some educational based activities, try out these Halloween do a dot printables that help with letter recognition, fine motor skills, number identification, and more.
We also love letting the kids use these Halloween pattern block mats for a no-prep STEM activity.
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