All students love Halloween! You can use that natural excitement to encourage your students to learn more with Halloween STEM for little learners. This list is perfect for the month of October and without a doubt will wow your students with hands-on learning they will never forget.
Halloween STEM for Little Learners
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This is such a great Halloween STEM learning activity for your little learners. Grab an extra pumpkin for your next outside time and make a pumpkin volcano with a little twist.
Have you tried using squishy circuits in your classroom? They are a great learning tool for your this halloween pumpkin and a great addition to your Halloween decore. All you will need are a couple extra pool noodles and a squishy circuit! It’s that easy.
Create a life size model to demonstrate the different phases of a growing pumpkin. Students will love watching their pumpkin grow as your teach the the life cycle of a pumpkin!
Create your own dancing ghosts in your classroom with static electricity! All you need is a balloon and tissue paper.
Spiders are a fun Halloween theme for little learners! Use these spider counting mats for your math centers this Halloween for a hands-on way to help students with number recognition.
It seems like pumpkins show up earlier on the front steps of the neighborhood houses each year. Grab an extra pumpkin early this year too and document your findings as your pumpkin naturally decomposes.
I love this idea! Transform your pumpkins to a geoboard! You can keep pumpkins in your Halloween themed math centers and allow the creativity to flow!
Bats are a super popular Halloween theme in the classroom. Add this set of bats to your math center for a great fine motor work while students practice number order.
I love using candy for STEM learning! Students are obsessed with Halloween themed candy so use that interest for your Halloween themed STEM building challenge.
This creepy demonstration of density is sure to spark the curiosity of your little learners. As you add the new layers to this experiment the liquids separate and discolor!
Are you planning a Halloween party this fall? Add in this make a monster invitation to create in your party plans!
Fizzy pumpkins are perfect for your hands-on learners! Use this as your Halloween themed sensory bin in your classroom learning centers this fall.
Give your students a bridge making challenge with bones! They will love using a couple materials you already have in the classroom to create their bridges as they work in teams.
If you are looking for a fun jack o’ lantern math project, this positive and negative space projects is a go-to activity! Grab scissors, construction paper, and some extra creativity to create this fun project with your students this fall.
Sensory bins are a great way to your students review important concepts like counting. Your students are going to love this spider counting sensory activity this Halloween!
Yarn pumpkins have no mess at all and can be done with just two simple materials. This is a great Halloween STEM activity for your little learners!
You’ll need adult supervision for this activity, but without a doubt it will be a STEM activity favorite. Talk with your students about what happens to air molecules when they heat up with this flying tea bag ghost.
Save a little extra candy corn for your pumpkin themed first to 20 game! I like adding these to math centers in the Halloween season to encourage cooperative play.
I’m not much of a Peeps fan so this experiment is perfect! Help your Peep Ghost explode with a little bit of heat. This is a great experiment for little learners to make predictions and see big results.
Pretend play meets anatomy with this messy brain surgery play idea! Students will love learning the parts of the brain and different parts of the body with this Halloween themed STEM activity.
Students will be fascinated by this blood cell model science experiment. It is perfect for Halloween time!
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