When you download this ghost preschool theme printable, your preschoolers will learn and grow while celebrating Halloween.
With Halloween just a few days away, you may be scrambling to find a few last-minute ghost activities for preschool. If so, look no further!
This mini-pack of ghost activities is perfect for working on a few preschool skills this month. You’ll find activities that focus on sorting, colors, letter G, and fine motor skills.
Ghost Preschool Theme Printable
Whether you’re celebrating Halloween or just looking for fun Gg activities to do with your preschooler, you don’t want to miss these free preschool printables.
Inside this freebie, you’ll get the following activities that are perfect for your preschooler:
• Color and Trace: Kids can color the ghost and trace the sentence at the bottom of the page.
• Color by Letter: Kids will follow the code to color the mystery picture. What will it reveal?
• Lacing card: Print this page on cardstock and laminate it. Then, punch holes are the edge of the ghost to provide some lacing practice. Don’t miss these Halloween lacing cards, as well.
• Trace the Lines: Preschoolers will practice fine motor control as they trace each line.
• Size Sequencing: There are two sequencing activities in this pack. One is a set of sequencing cards. Encourage kids to practice sequencing small to large as well as large to small. The other is a cut/paste sequencing page.
• Color Words: Lastly, there is a coloring page which instructs kids to color the ghosts according to the color word in each box.
Ghost Crafts for Preschoolers
Encourage your little ones to get creative with some ghost-themed crafts! Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Ghost footprint art: Dip your child’s foot in white paint and print it onto black paper – the result looks like a ghost! Add two black dots for eyes, and you have a cute, spooky keepsake.
Paper plate ghosts: Cut out a ghost shape from a paper plate and let your preschooler decorate it with white paint or crayons. Add some googly eyes for a fun finish!
Ghost handprints: Similar to footprint art, using the handprints can be a fun twist. Plus, it can be turned into a fun garland decoration for your home!
Ghost Snacks for Preschoolers
Don’t forget to include some ghost-themed snacks for an all-around ghostly day! Here are some healthy and fun options:
Ghost Bananas: Peel a banana and cut it in half. Use small chocolate chips to create eyes and a mouth. A delicious and nutritious ghostly treat!
Ghost Toasts: Use a ghost-shaped cookie cutter to create ghost toasts. Top it with cream cheese and serve it with some fresh fruits on the side.
Don’t forget, the most important part is to have fun while learning and creating!
Ghost-Themed Play Activities for Preschoolers
In addition to crafts and snacks, you can also incorporate play activities that maintain the ghost theme. Here are a couple of ideas:
Ghostly Hide and Seek: Put a ghostly twist on this classic game. One person can be the “ghost,” wearing a white sheet (with holes for eyes, of course), while the other players are the “ghostbusters.” The ghost hides, and the ghostbusters try to find them.
Ghost Bowling: Create a bowling game using toilet paper rolls decorated like ghosts. Stack the rolls and then use a soft ball to knock them down.
Spooky Ghost Dance: Turn on some Halloween-themed music and have a dance party. You can incorporate a game of freeze dance where everyone must freeze when the music stops.
Remember, these activities should be fun and engaging, helping your preschoolers enjoy their ghost-themed day even more!
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT Ghosts
Incorporating storytime with a theme can be a dynamic way to enrich a child’s learning experience. As part of our Ghost Preschool Theme, we recommend adding a few ghost-themed preschool books to your reading list.
These books, carefully chosen for their age-appropriate content, introduce the fun and spooky concept of ghosts, while also fostering imagination, enhancing vocabulary, and encouraging a love for reading.
Reading these books together can be a delightful way to continue the ghost theme, making learning even more engaging and exciting for your preschoolers. Let’s dive into the world of friendly ghosts and charming stories!
Boo Who? A Spooky Lift-the-Flap Book – From a ghost that says “Boo!” to an owl that hoots “Whooo?” young children will love guessing what is beneath each over-sized flap in this adorable novelty book.
In the Haunted House – Follow two pairs of sneakers, one large, one small, as they tour a dark, mysterious house in this safely spooky Halloween flap book. There are glittery ghosts, soft bat wings, and surprises behind every door in this novelty book with flaps and touch-and-feel elements throughout.
How to Make Friends with a Ghost – What do you do when you meet a ghost? One: Provide the ghost with some of its favorite snacks, like mud tarts and earwax truffles. Two: Tell your ghost bedtime stories (ghosts love to be read to). Three: Make sure no one mistakes your ghost for whipped cream or a marshmallow when you aren’t looking!
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