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Halloween is usually associated with pumpkins, costumes and spooky creatures like ghosts and monsters. Your kids are not doubt excited for trick or treating as well. But it’s not all about the candy. We’ve rounded up some creative Halloween learning activities to get your little ones in on the spooky fun, and learn a few things or two in the process.

What are your favorite Halloween learning projects?

Halloween Sensory Jars (via hello, Wonderful)
These mini spooky sensory jars also make cute favors to hand out to the kids at a Halloween party.

String Art Pumpkins (via hello, Wonderful)
If your kids are too young to carve their own pumpkins, these mini string art gourds are a great option as well as for developing fine motor skills.

Spiderweb Counting Mats (via Mom Inspired Life)
Get the free printable for these cute not creepy spider mats to learn numbers and counting.

Pumpkin Candy Structures (via Lemon Lime Adventures)
Challenge your kids to test their engineering minds with this fun pumpkin candy structure activity – a great STEM Halloween project!

Halloween Pumpkin Counting (via A Little Pinch of Perfect)
This adorable invitation to learn numbers also boosts your child’s pincher grip.

Spider Web Game (via The Imagination Tree)
Can you catch the felt spiders? This engaging game sharpens fine motor skills and can easily be made with items you probably already have at home.

I Spy Halloween Game (via And Next Comes L)
A classic game kids love turn Halloween theme. This free printable is fantastic for visual discovery.

Pumpkin Science (via Little Bins for Little Hands)
Learn how to make this fizzy pumpkin and why it erupts when you mix the magical ingredients together.

Halloween Bat Craft (via Sugar Aunts)
Make this cute bat craft with some word spelling to add to the fun!

Feed the Ghost Letters (via Toddler Approved)
This adorable and simple ghost set-up is so much fun for kids to feed letters through.

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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.