Boo! It’s Time for Halloween Fun & Games!

Hello Christian Friends & Homeschoolers,

halloween-151843_1280How do you incorporate Halloween in your homeschooling program? There are special foods, games, art projects, decorations, costumes, movies, mazes and stories that you can use to teach your child about this holiday.

Special foods might include baking Halloween cookies and cupcakes. Let's not forget the pumpkin seeds you gather after you have cleaned out your pumpkin in preparation for carving your pumpkin. Here is a simple recipe for baking your pumpkin seeds.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Toss seeds in a bowl with the melted butter and salt. Spread the seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for about 45 minutes or until golden brown; stir occasionally.

In addition, this Reader's Digest site shows you how to organize these 13 simple Halloween Party Games:

  • The Hanging Tree
  • Pass the Pumpkin
  • Balloon Sweep Relay Race
  • Pin the Tail on the Black Cat
  • Halloween Story Game
  • Guess the Ghost
  • Build a Scarecrow
  • Mummy Wrap
  • Identify What You Feel
  • Apple Pass
  • Doughnut Race
  • Bobbing for Apples
  • What Am I?

Let the creative juices flow! You have endless options available in your homeschooling program with Halloween activities. Happy Halloween!

About Martha Quinn

Licensed teacher, master’s degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former Homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two children. Loves animals, swimming, fishing, gardening, cooking, and the outdoors.

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