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Spooky Week - Halloween

Places to Visit and Explore:

Take an Autumn walk in the woods - look at the changing colour of the leaves, the different types of seeds (Conkers, acorns, Helicopter), identify and talk about the different wildlife, etc.

Green Grociers - Buy and explore Autumn vegetables (Pumpkins, squash, marrows, etc)


Activities to try at home:

  • Make pumpkin soup
  • Decorate the house, talk about festivals and traditions
  • Make a bird feeder, hedgehog hotel and / or bug shelter, talk about hibernation
  • Talk about the change of season, looking at the weather, temperature and clothes we wear 
  • Carve a pumpkin
  • Make a lantern 


Books to read:

Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

Creepy Carrots - Aaron Reynolds

The Spooky Wheels on the bus - J Elizabeth Mills

1, 2, boo! - Kristen L. Depken