What spooky (kid-friendly) DIY Halloween decorations are you putting in your classroom? Would love some ideas!

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None… We do Dia de los Muertos instead.😁


You can never go wrong with some pumpkins! You can even carve some out for an activity you can do together. Sounds like fun, right?

I love working with felt with the kids! You can make ghosts, pumpkins, moons with cats, really easy things. If you wanted to get a bit more detailed, you can also make witches and bubbling cauldrons. And felt is super cheap to buy in bulk!

I usually stick with the traditional stuff - pumpkins, ghosts (friendly looking ones, of course), black cats and lots and lots of spiders (for some reason, kids get a big kick out of spiders).

Yes. I do bats and spiders and pumpkins.

Pumpkins! They're easy to make and a great decor. The kids loved it too.

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Anything harvest-related will normally work! Feel like there are varying degrees of intensity with which some of the ghosts and witches can appear; I've seen kid friendly options at Party City.

Speak for yourself lol. I love to decorate my physics room. I use cool lights and electricity and lab stuff painted black.

Hello! Pumpkins and spiders are my go-to. Also add some faux webs to complete the theme!

Gotta have the fake web I love it! the kids really love it too. They love putting the little spiders in it.

Doing the toilet paper roll bats I saw on pinterest. Currently looking for materials to make floating witch hats and fluffy pumpkins.

I sure hope elementary teachers are given the freedom to do arts or crafts in class once in a while. When I was a kid, we didn’t have “specials” classes, so every Fri. afternoon was art. I really loved it, and it was something to look forward to. I still remember many of the things we made! With all the emphasis on standardized testing and specialization, are you able to do that?

Cobwebs, spiders, pumpkins, little skeleton men, and floating candles Harry Potter style!

Hi there! Just wondering, does your school give you a budget for the diy decorations you put in your classroom?

Thinking about going all out Coco this year! My students love the movie so much. I can't disappoint them.

I don’t do this any more but when I taught elementary school, world explorers was our first social studies unit. The kids would make gravestones and we would use our poetry period to write rhyming epitaphs. Then we supplemented with cob webs etc.

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