The fun and spooky, kid-favorite holiday of Halloween is right around the corner, and it's not just about the candy! Here are some links to Halloween book lists, audio stories, special needs resources, worksheets, and more. We hope you and your family enjoy the special time leading up to the big day!
GET IN THE SPIRIT WITH HALLOWEEN BOOKS, FOR ALL AGES & STAGES!
Busytoddler.com has curated a list of "The Best Halloween Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers" (16 book recommendations in total).
"The 24 Best (and Only a Little Spooky) Halloween Books For Kids" by purewow.com details a great list of pictures books for kids.
Readers Digest has an updated list of "The Best Halloween Books for Kids."
Scholastic.com has a special list dedicated to "25+ Fun Halloween Books for Kids Who Don't Like to Be Scared."
Not sure you want to buy any books for Halloween? Find your local library, and check if any of these titles are available.
SPECIAL NEEDS HALLOWEEN RESOURCES FOR PARENTS & CHILDREN
Autisticmama.com has a blog post dedicated to "I'm Autistic Trick or Treat Cards to Help Neighbors Understand Autism."
Teacherspayteachers.com has a collection of Halloween Special Ed Worksheets & Teaching Resources (the link has the price starting with free and going up through various paid resources).
"13 Halloween Picture Books for Kids with Autism", by lineupthebooks.com, is a wonderful resource by a children's book review blog written primarily for parents and educators of children with autism. The author is a mother of 5-year-old autistic twin boys.
HALLOWEEN LEARNING RESOURCES: ARTICLES, STORIES, CRAFTS & MORE!
National Geographic Kids has a hub called "Halloween Hangout", where kids can get costume ideas, play games, check out cool photo galleries, watch spooky videos, get jack-o'-lantern carving tips, and more!
PBS also has a curated page of Halloween resources, titled, "The Halloween Collection".
Happy Halloween and Happy Homeschooling, everyone! :)