In Italy and many places around the world Christmas trees are decorated, but the focal point of decoration is the Nativity scene displayed on a...
Count down the last 10 days to Halloween with these fun activities and books. See our count down calendar below along with a story recommendation for each day.
Print pumpkins and Halloween characters on heavy printing paper and cut out.
Laminate items for extra strength. Attach small magnets or Velcro pieces to the pumpkin stems. Secure the Halloween characters in a row on a magnet or felt board. Cover each character with a pumpkin in reverse order from 10-1.
Explain to children that you will count down to Halloween by removing one pumpkin at a time to reveal a Halloween character beneath. Each day, choose a child to remove a pumpkin. Then have children count the number of pumpkins left on the board. The day that the last pumpkin (1) is removed will be Halloween.
Book: Room on the Broom
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October 23 (Pumpkin 9 - Bat)
Book: Dem Bones
Sing the song: Dry Bones (or Skeleton Bones) Song and Lyrics
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Book: Where's My Mummy?
October 27 (Pumpkin 5 - Vampire)
Book: Big Pumpkin
October 29 (Pumpkin 3 - Ghosts)
October 30 (Pumpkin 2 - The Night Before Halloween)
October 31 (Pumpkin 1 - Halloween)
Book: Just Say Boo!
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