A little Spider Fun for Halloween!

Spice up your Halloween lesson plans with one of these creepy, crawly activities from Jen of The Activity Mom! A great mixture of crafts, hands-on science explorations, and literature, we're sure you'll find something for your kinders to enjoy! While you'll have to visit The Activity Mom for the full list, here's a sneak peek at our favorite exercise...

Hunting for Spider Webs

While showing your students pictures of spider webs can provide an up-close look at the amazing detail that goes into creating webs, there's nothing like putting on your coat and shoes and going for a spider web hunt to see them in person! Before you explore, talk about where you might find spider webs, what kind of spiders can be found in your area, and predict how many spider webs you expect to find. After your adventure, invite your students complete a page in their science journal (like the example prompt below} to record the day's exploration...

Halloween Writing and Science Kindergarten Lesson Plan

This is just one of the awesome spider activities that Jen suggests supplementing your Halloween lesson plans with, so be sure to visit The Activity Mom for more great ideas!

*And if you're interested in grabbing a copy of the example nature journal pages, here's a link for the FREE download:

A little Spider Fun for Halloween!


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