Favorite Halloween Books for Kids

Favorite Halloween books for kids, with companion activities, craftivities, and book study resources. Packed with fun literacy ideas and standards based guided reading activities for K-2. Common Core aligned. #Halloween #picturebookactivities #bookstudy #kindergarten #literacy #1stgrade #2ndgrade #guidedreading #bookstudies #bookcompanion #bookcompanions #halloweenbooks #1stgradereading #2ndgradereading

 FAVORITE HALLOWEEN BOOKS FOR KIDS

Favorite Halloween books for kids, with companion activities, craftivities, and book study resources. Packed with fun literacy ideas and standards based guided reading activities for K-2. Common Core aligned. #Halloween #picturebookactivities #bookstudy #kindergarten #literacy #1stgrade #2ndgrade #guidedreading #bookstudies #bookcompanion #bookcompanions #halloweenbooks #1stgradereading #2ndgradereading
Halloween will soon be here, and it's time to use some fun Halloween themed books and activities in the classroom to engage students in literacy learning!

I have created a list of 12 favorite Halloween themed books and activities...and some are great even if you don't 'celebrate' Halloween in the classroom. In fact, many include great lessons on character and inclusiveness!

The Hallo-Wiener book study unit Halloween Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity K-1
Poor Oscar gets teased by the other dogs about his silly Hallo-Wiener costume. Even though they don't deserve it, Oscar chooses to be kind and help the other dogs when a 'monster' scares them on Halloween. 
The Hallo-Wiener book study unit Halloween Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity K-1
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 Spookley looks different than the other pumpkins in the patch- he's square! He gets teased, yet chooses to help the others when they are in trouble. The pumpkins learn a lesson in celebrating differences!
Favorite Halloween books for kids, with companion activities, craftivities, and book study resources. Packed with fun literacy ideas and standards based guided reading activities for K-2. Common Core aligned. #Halloween #picturebookactivities #bookstudy #kindergarten #literacy #1stgrade #2ndgrade #guidedreading #bookstudies #bookcompanion #bookcompanions #halloweenbooks #1stgradereading #2ndgradereading
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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything book study companion activities Halloween
No matter what The Little Old Lady hears and sees on her evening walk...she's not afraid of anything!
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything book study companion activities Halloween
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Ugly Pumpkin book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities fall Halloween K-1
The Ugly Pumpkin is never picked for Halloween, because he looks so different from the other pumpkins. An 'ugly duckling' story featuring pumpkins/squash!
Ugly Pumpkin book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities fall Halloween K-1
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Creepy Carrots book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity K-1
Jasper Rabbit LOVES to eat carrots, and helped himself...until the carrots came up with a creepy plan to keep him away!
Creepy Carrots book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity K-1
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Little Boo book study companion activities for Halloween K-1
Little Boo wants very much to be scary, but needs to be patient until he grows up and becomes a jack-o-lantern!
Little Boo book study companion activities for Halloween K-1
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Room on the Broom Halloween book study companion activities K-1
A story about a witch riding her broom...and adding passengers as she goes!
Room on the Broom Halloween book study companion activities K-1
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Click Clack Boo book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities Halloween K-1
Farmer Brown hates Halloween, but the farm animals find a way to get him to come to their Halloween party in the barn!
Click Clack Boo book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities Halloween K-1
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Junie B Jones Boo and I Mean It book study unit Halloween Common Core literacy companion activities first grade second grade
Junie B. Jones doesn't like Halloween...there are so many things to be afraid of! So she decides to wear a scary costume to keep the creepy things away!
Junie B Jones Boo and I Mean It book study unit Halloween Common Core literacy companion activities first grade second grade
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Pumpkin Patch Parable book study literacy unit with Common Core aligned companion activities K-1
A great book for religious schools that don't cover Halloween in the classroom. This book shows how Christians are like pumpkins...Jesus removes our 'yucky stuff' so our lights can shine! 
Pumpkin Patch Parable book study literacy unit with Common Core aligned companion activities K-1


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Where's My Mummy book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity Halloween K-1
Little Baby Mummy and Big Mama Mummy play a game of 'Hide and Shriek'. Your students will love the things he is, and is not, afraid of!
Where's My Mummy book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity Halloween K-1
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Fright Club book study unit Halloween Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity K-1
The Fright Club is preparing for Halloween by getting ready for 'Operation Kiddie Scare'. Several guests show up at their clubhouse door, wanting to join the group. Are they scary enough?
Fright Club book study unit Halloween Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity K-1
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Bone Soup book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity Halloween K-1
 The Fright Club is preparing for Halloween by getting ready for 'Operation Kiddie Scare'. Several guests show up at their clubhouse door, wanting to join the group. Are they scary enough?
Bone Soup book study unit Common Core literacy companion activities and craftivity Halloween K-1
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