This year’s Halloween season is going to be very different. Many families are going to have to skip trick-or-treating in their communities. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the spirits home to celebrate!
Spooky Story Times
Here are our suggestions for read-alouds the whole family will enjoy! Click on the covers for more information.
Are you looking for activity connections to go with the story times? Here are tips on writing your own spooky stories, drawing, coloring, and even a doorknob hanger to make!
- Bob’s Hungry Ghost: educators’ guide
- How to Make Friends with a Ghost: activity kit and coloring sheets
- Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein: write-in kit
- Sir Simon: activity kit
- The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt: activity sheet
Do you love leaving your fate in the hands of quizzes?
- Tarot Cards
How to Draw a Ghost!
Follow along as our ghost-drawing experts show you how they draw a ghost.
- Byron Eggenschwiler: How to draw a quilt ghost
- Cale Atkinson: How to draw Sir Simon
- Rebecca Green: How to draw a ghost friend
- Geneviève Côté: How to draw a hungry ghost
Dress up as your favorite book character! Here are some ideas to explore:
- Alma and the Beast by Esme Shapiro
- Chicken Girl by Heather Smith
- Fairy Science by Ashley Spires
- Frankie’s Favorite Food by Kelsey Garrity-Riley
- King Mouse by Cary Fagan, illustrated by Dena Seiferling
- Miss Mink by Janet Hill
- The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bathena
- Unicorns 101 by Cale Atkinson
Don’t have a pumpkin? That’s okay! Use a butternut squash, an orange, a turnip, an egg, a kabocha, or even a plate!
How are you spending Halloween at Home? Share you stories with us!