8 Halloween Themed Sensory Activities
Spooky season is upon us and there is no better way to celebrate the season with your little one than with fun sensory play. We here at Woodcrest Preschool, have put together some of our favorite Halloween themed sensory activities that your preschooler will love. From googly eye slime to monster pizza, these activities are sure to be a spooktacular hit.
GOOGLY EYE SLIME
This three-item activity is quick and easy to make. Using fybogel, googly eyes of any size, and motor skill tools, you’ll have a recipe for all-day play that your preschooler will love.
SPIDERS WEB NAME RECOGNITION ACTIVITY
Toddlers and preschoolers alike will love this Halloween themed name recognition game. With stretchy craft spider webs and cut out letters, this activity will help to teach your ghoul to recognize and remember names and words of your choosing.
NEON GHOST EGG SPLAT PAINTING
Mostly ghostly and a lot of fun, neon ghost egg splat painting is an engaging way to promote creativity in your young scholar. Using eggshells, neon paint, and construction paper, find a place inside or outside your home for this sensory play. Your preschooler is sure to have ‘boo’ much fun!
WATER BEADS HALLOWEEN SENSORY PLAY
Halloween is such a fun time for themed sensory bins. Using water beads, a plastic container, and Halloween trinkets, you’re sure to brew up a sensory activity fitting for any young witch or warlock.
ICY EYES MONSTERS SENSORY PLAY
Eye spy with my little eye a very cool monster sensory play! Aside from all the pun, this activity explores the sensory element of ice. Using an eye tray, googly eyes, food coloring, and water of course, after a quick freeze, your ice monsters will be ready for play.
Inspired by Claire Freedman’s Monster Sandwiches, Monster Pizza incorporates a number of sensory elements into a monster-piece of fun. You can pick and choose what items to include in your monster mixture. The result makes for ghoulish fun.
WITCHES BUBBLING DISCOVERY BREW
Bubble, bubble, toil, and more bubbles! This witches brew provides the perfect sensory play for toddlers, preschoolers, and even older children to play along. All you’ll need is Halloween trinkets, dish soap, and a cauldron…or bowl. Once your Halloween trinkets are hidden beneath the bubbling brew, your child can have all the spooky fun they wish as they search for each item.
HALLOWEEN CLOUD DOUGH SENSORY BIN
Our heads are in the clouds with this Halloween themed cloud dough sensory bin. Cloud dough is known to make quite the mess. The positive side: the activity itself is always worth it with how much fun your child will have. Using Halloween colored cloud dough and Halloween items will make for the spookiest of fun for your child.