Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get your spooky activities ready!
One of our favorite ways to pass the time during fall break is this Halloween matching game for kids. It’s super fun and only needs two players to get started!
Our Halloween matching game features classic images like a black cat, pumpkin, and witch’s hat. Simply print the cards onto cardstock and cut them out. Then, players take turns flipping over two cards in search of the matching pair – it’s that simple!
Download and print our Halloween matching game today and get your spook on!
For even more seasonal fun, check out our other Halloween crafts for kids and get in the holiday spirit!
Halloween Kids Matching Game
Let’s dive right into the world of matching and memory games! They’re not just all fun and games, they pack a punch when it comes to benefits for our little learners.
First off, let’s talk about brain power! These games are like a workout for the brain, improving focus and concentration.
Next up, memory boost! These games are like a treasure hunt, where kids have to remember where they’ve seen a particular card or piece. It’s a fantastic way to enhance their short-term memory.
And what about cognitive skills? Matching and memory games are like secret agents, working undercover to develop children’s cognitive abilities, including problem-solving and logical thinking. They’ll be solving mysteries and puzzles in no time!
These games also encourage social skills. Playing with others means learning to take turns, share, and even handle losing. It’s a whole package deal in building character!
Oh, and did we mention language skills? As children describe what they see, they’re expanding their vocabulary.
So, next time you bring out a matching or memory game, know that you’re not just filling time, but fueling minds. Happy playing & learning!
If this sounds like something your kids could use, don’t forget to download your free Halloween memory game by entering your email in the form at the bottom of this post.
Looking for more preschool-friendly ideas? Check out the best preschool board games!
Halloween Ideas For Kids
Once you’re done playing our Halloween matching game, you can try our other seasonal activities! Getting creative with some fun and spooky Halloween decor is always a blast. Or how about sharing some spooky stories and ghostly tales?
Whatever you decide to do, our Halloween ideas for kids will surely put a smile on your little ones’ faces!
Halloween Book Suggestions For Kids
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 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!
Halloween Paper Crafts
Zombie Paper Plate Craft – Get your kid’s creative juices flowing with this easy zombie craft. Our printable template makes this project a breeze – just print the template, cut it out, and glue it onto the painted paper plate. Your kids will love their silly zombie creation!
Frankenstein Cut And Paste Craft – Bring Frankenstein to life with our cut-and-paste craft! Your little crafters will use their hand-eye coordination skills to assemble this fun and spooky character. We provide the template, so you just need to print it out and get crafting!
Handprint Witch Craft – This handprint witchcraft is the perfect Halloween keepsake. Kids will love tracing their hands to create a magical witch; they won’t even realize they’re developing important skills! They can choose any color cardstock they want for one-of-a-kind handmade decoration.
Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Craft – Sprinkle some Disney magic on your Halloween celebrations with our Mickey Mouse pumpkin craft! This papercraft is a great way to get your kid thinking outside the box. They’ll have the best time assembling Mickey’s face and watching their masterpiece come to life!
Children’s Halloween Activities
Kids will have so much fun with these Halloween pattern block mats. They are great for helping kids learn shapes and colors while also being perfectly spooky!
These Halloween do a dot printables are an easy way to help teach letter recognition, counting, number skills, and more! These are perfect for toddlers up to preschoolers–and they will be excited about the end results too!
Our candy corn worksheets are the perfect activity to get your kiddo’s minds working! With handwriting practice, line mazes, and dot marker printables, these worksheets are sure to have your kids engaged and excited to learn.
Use these Halloween tracing worksheets to help your kids expand their vocabulary and handwriting skills. Each page features a different Halloween image and word, so your little ones can practice tracing each one. It’s easy to print out the pages and get started right away!
Spooky season is here and what better way to celebrate than with this delightful candy corn headband craft! This candy corn headband craft is a wonderful way for kids to improve their fine motor skills and follow instructions. The craft is simple, engaging, and easy to make!