If Halloween is only spent with costume parties and free candy, it feels really boring right? In order not to get bored, you need to create other creative ideas that can arouse children's enthusiasm for Halloween. Here are some Halloween preschool activities!
If Halloween is always synonymous with costume parties, then try to do other, more fun ways. You can invite the children to decorate one corner of the room with a Halloween theme. Besides honing his creativity, decorating the corner of the room can also make him feel proud and appreciated, you know, especially if later you and the children can take pictures with the background of the room he has decorated. Exciting, right?
This activity is the most eagerly awaited! Yup, watching horror with family. Who doesn't like watching movies with family? But if you watch horror films, do you and your kids still like it? So, to make Halloween fun, Mama can try this one activity. Don't forget to make popcorn for friends to watch. And one more thing, Mama can turn off the house lights while watching a horror film so that the atmosphere becomes even tighter.
Halloween is coming! Making fun games that are certainly anti-mainstream and able to make children happy is one of the fun activities for preschoolers!
Another activity that you can do with your children and family is mummy wraps. How to play it? You only need to divide the family members into one pair (consisting of two people). After that, you only need to provide one roll of toilet paper which will be rolled around one other person. For example, you are in charge of being a mummy roller, while the children are mummified, then you only need to roll it as fast as possible until the tissue runs out. Likewise with what the opponent did. Whoever rolls up the mummy the fastest is the winner. Easy and certainly fun!
This game is perfect for your timid child. The reason is, this game can test the courage of your little one in guessing the contents of the box that he does not know. You can fill the box with objects of various textures, from soft, chewy, to coarse. After that, ask the children to guess the objects in the box within 2 minutes.
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In this spooky season, it’s time for your preschooler to do some gross motor activities. Gross motor development is the development of a movement that includes large muscles in the form of balance and coordination between limbs. Here's one of many fun ways to stimulate gross motor skills for Halloween preschoolers!
Paint your basketball into a pumpkin look-a-like, Prepare a basket and ask your little one to throw the ball into the basket. Make sure the basket is put a little way away so that your little one can expend strength to throw the ball. The ball you use should be a basketball or at least a fairly heavy tennis ball. This game is great for practicing Little concentration, and motor skills on his hands.
Halloween is always associated with creepy creatures. You might already know about the spooky symbols connected with Halloween such as ghosts, vampires, bats, black cats, and many more.
Therefore, some of the scariest mythical creatures are believed to exist in this world. Ushi-oni from Japan which a large monster that lived in the sea. It looks like a giant crab with a creepy face.
Manananggal is a popular mythical creature from the Philippines which looks like a vampire. Based on the legend, this creature preys on a pregnant woman and sleeping people by the heart and drinks the blood.
Bai Ze is a mythical beast from China which have the appearance of an ox with nine eyes and six horns. The looks make everyone shiver but it is a good sign of luck and a good omen symbol.
Other scariest mythical creatures are Baba Yaga from Russia, Chupacabra from Puerto Rico, Chimera from Greece, Alp from Germany, and Banshee from Ireland.
During Halloween, you might plan to have an activity related to this spooky day. It can be done by singing a Halloween song together with your students. Here are some rhymes recommendations to play.
Other perfect Halloween rhymes to play in your preschoolers’ class are Baby Shark Halloween, Skeleton Dance, Alphabet Halloween Song, and so on.
If you want to arrange a great activity for Halloween, a coloring page is a great option. Use any Halloween symbols to color and let your kids learn it through the picture.
If your kids have already learned in coloring, you can provide a simple Halloween picture with a bit of embellishment. Spooky things can make kids scared at the first.
Therefore, it is better for you to introduce them with cute but spooky Halloween symbols. You can pick some cute Halloween characters you know from movies too.