As if American politics aren’t scary enough, the United States celebrates Halloween next Monday, which is all kind of wrong – because spending a day with students who can’t wait to trick-or-treat plus 4 more days after they fill up on sugary candy should not be required of any teacher if you are at all interested in helping him or her maintain a semblance of sanity.
The president I would vote for would resolve to make Halloween on a Saturday for the rest of eternity, but so far I haven’t seen that mentioned in anyone’s campaign.
For those of you who are in the same boat (or should I say, riding the same broom?), here are some resources I’ve collected in the past that might help to briefly engage your students in something other than daydreaming about all of the candy they will need to confess to eating at their next dental appointment:
- Halloween Sudoku
- Unneces-scary Math
- Augmented Reality Pumpkins
- Misunderstood Monsters
- Autumn S.C.A.M.P.E.R. Packet – available on TPT for the bargain price of $2.00🙂
Check back tomorrow for another virtual pumpkin carving idea!