Halloween STEM activities for kindergarten are a fun way for kinder kids to explore science, technology, engineering, and math during Halloween!
This is the perfect way to explore Halloween STEM and kindergarten science experiments during Halloween.
Keep reading to find out some fun Halloween STEM projects for kindergarten and what you need to get started with Halloween STEM for 5 and 6 year-olds!
Kindergarten STEM Activities for Halloween that Kids Will Love!
How to Do Halloween STEM Activities in Kindergarten
In kindergarten, science and STEM activities are all about exploring concepts and learning to understand how the world works.
A lot of STEM activities in kindergarten explore things like the senses, the seasons, and life cycles.
During October, you can tie many of the concepts of kindergarten science into the Halloween season.
Keeping it light, fun, and hands on is the best way to help kindergarten kids develop a love of science.
If you are teaching kindergarten this year, running a STEM club, or doing at-home STEM activities with your kindergarten child, you’ll have a lot of fun introducing science concepts to them using these Halloween STEM activities!
If you need even more STEM activity ideas, try this list of creative STEM activities or simple science experiments!
What You Need for Kindergarten Halloween STEM Activities
When you are doing Halloween STEM activities with kids, you’ll need some fun spooky items in addition to regular basic STEM activity supplies.
You’ll want to have either large plastic trays (I use this kind), a sensory table, or official STEM bins to put your activities in.
For Halloween specifically, you will probably want some Halloween figures like plastic bugs, eyeballs, or Halloween mini toys.
For the activities listed below, you’ll also want to have on hand:
- Elmer’s glue
- Liquid laundry starch
- Play dough
- Baking soda
- Plastic straws
- Soap coloring
- Craft supplies
- Science flasks/beakers
- Plastic jars
- Mason jars
- LEGO bricks
Don’t forget to pick up a set of Halloween STEM challenge cards!
Easy Kindergarten Halloween STEM Activities
These Kindergarten Halloween activities are a breeze and super fun for kindergarten aged kids.
Kindergarten Halloween Science Experiments
Start your little scientists off right with these spooky science experiments.
Teach kindergarten kids the importance of hand washing with the Hand Washing Science Experiment.
Kinder kids will love this “Brain Surgery” twist on the brain in a bag experiment.
Learn about the parts of a pumpkin with this fun pumpkin density experiment.
Create an easy mad scientist potion by following these kinder-safe directions!
Kinder Halloween Technology Activities
Bring technology to the kindergarten classroom with these activities.
Design your own Halloween catapult and learn a bit about the physics of catapults and shooting candies (or whatever else you want to try!).
Make a Bubbling Slime Eye of Toad Witches Brew and explore non-Newtonian fluids and thickening agents.
Try these Halloween Fine Motor Activities and help kindergarten kids strengthen their hands and bodies for writing.
Kindergarten kids still love sensory activities. These Halloween Sensory Activities are some of our favorites!
Kinder Halloween Engineering Activities
Let kinder kids try their hands at engineering and design with these projects.
Design your own pumpkin with this fun black glue Pumpkin Craft!
Build Cotton Swab Skeletons and learn about bones and the body this October.
Create Your Own Monster and have fun learning about how bodies are used.
Try these other Monster Science experiments!
Kindergarten Halloween Math Challenges
Even kindergarten kids will love bringing a bit of spooky fun to math class!
Make this Halloween math book.
Explore the spooky season with this Halloween color by math exercise.
Little kids will love this Halloween math game.
If kinder kids aren’t afraid of ghosts, they will love these Halloween ghost games.
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