Halloween is a fantastic theme to have in a classroom in October. Almost every subject can be themed to ensure the curriculum is covered. Even Gaeilge has the Ócáidí Speisíalta unit to allow for holidays like this. Check out all your Halloween links and add your own to the mash.
How to make a Dia de los Muertos skull mask in step by step form
An online matching game combining addition with Halloween
A great article from the Irish Independent with classic, traditional Halloween games including apple bobbing, Ghost Stories and Bairín Breac. Image from the article.
Here are three traditional Halloween activities and games including trick or treating and apple bobbing.
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A powerpoint outlining how to make hanging ghost and pumpkins using fabric and fibre and polystyrene balls.
The history of Hallowe’en from a Celtic perspective.
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