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Free KS2 Halloween resources

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Love Halloween? It's all treats no tricks with our devilishly delightful Halloween activities and worksheets!

These visual and engaging Halloween themed resources are the perfect way to add a little spooky fun to your classroom this October.

Fun Halloween themed reading comprehension

Suitable for all Key Stage 2, children need to unravel the mystery of Morecambe Manor in this playful reading comprehension activity. With haunted houses, gravestones and green slime - students will love this fang-tastic Halloween activity.

Reading comprehension activities are a great way to ensure students develop strong vocabularies, practise key comprehension skills and become active and confident readers.

In this activity, students must read through the story and then answer the 8 comprehension questions that are a mixture of:

  • retrieval

  • inference

  • literary devices

  • vocabulary questions

After answering the questions, students write the next part of The Mystery of Morecombe Manor story.

There is also an optional extension activity which asks students to create a drawing of the mysterious Morecambe Manor. It includes a vivid description that challenges children's reading and drawing skills. The download link includes slides to be used in lessons.

Download reading comprehension resource pack

Trick-or-treat Halloween maths free resource

Celebrate Halloween with these fun downloadable Halloween worksheets. Students will need their thinking caps plus some coloured pens or pencils to uncover the ghoulish pictures in these maths activities.

More than just a bit of colourful fun, maths puzzles like these help children advance number fluency and grow confidence with mental maths.

There are two versions of this Halloween puzzle, one designed for Years 3 & 4, and one for Years 5 and 6.

Mystery Mosaic Puzzle 1

The first puzzle is suitable for year 3 and 4 students and will take 45-60 minutes. It could be used as a warm-up or extension activity for older students. Students need to solve the calculations to reveal a spooky picture. Calculations will involve adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing one- and two-digit numbers.

Encourage students to use mental maths and their knowledge of times tables to solve the calculations. After a little work, students should uncover the mystery image: a friendly witch!

Mystery Mosaic Puzzle 2

The second puzzle is suitable for year 5 and 6 students. Designed to take 45-60 minutes, students will need to deploy their knowledge of the times tables to solve this worksheet.

All numbers are between 1-100 and each number belongs to just one category. This means numbers like 12 are not used, because 12 is both a multiple of 3 and a multiple of 4.

Eventually, students should reveal the hidden picture: a fun pumpkin!

Instructions for both puzzles are also included in the link below.

Download Halloween maths game

Download free KS2 Halloween resources

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