Halloween Resources For The SMART Board (updated)

Halloween Clip Art

(updated) I have compiled an extensive collection of Halloween-related clip art so you don’t have to spend time looking all over the Internet.

Games

Hangman – Fun graphics, more advanced word list. (3 stars)

Halloween Hangman – Good, simple hangman game for Halloween (3 stars)

Halloween Pairs Game – Zoomable and very easy to use (4 stars)

Stacking Pumpkins Game – Might be a fun way to reward your students (3 stars)

Halloween Math Games for K-6 – Great games courtesy of the Oswego City School District

PBS Kids Halloween Collection – Lots of games and activities from PBS Kids.

Spelloween - Practice your spelling by identifying correctly and incorrectly spelled words. You may want to bypass the part that asks you to type the word correctly since this is difficult to do on the SMART Board (middle / high).

Frankenbrain – Find the brain if you dare! (primary / middle)

Halloween, Halloween, What do You See? – Primary reading activity based on the famous book series (primary)


Jigsaw Puzzles

Animated Bat Jigsaw Puzzle – Fun
puzzle. Works great on the SMART Board

Advertising on this site is quite distracting. Please review before using in the classroom. (4 stars)

Bat Jigsaw Puzzle – Another bat
jigsaw puzzle created from Jigzone (3 stars)

Halloween Jigsaw Puzzle – More
good puzzles created from Jigzone (3 stars)

Another Halloween Jigsaw Puzzle
More good puzzles from Jigzone (3 stars)


Informational Activities

Halloween Safety Game – Fun game
to play to educate your students about trick-or-treating (4 stars)

Interactive Halloween History Quiz – Nice game from the BBC (middle)

History Channel’s History of Halloween – Some nice resources including videos and slideshows. (all grades)

5 Minute English – ESL History of Halloween includes vocabulary with an online Halloween quiz.


Create Your Own Activities

A Horror Movie – Create your story by picking words. You’ll have to type in the words. (3 stars)

Creepy Coloring – Have fun coloring in a pumpkin (primary).

Monster Band – Create your own band! This is a flash file that can also be inserted into Notebook.


Notebook Resources

Halloween Jokes – A Notebook file containing 10 different Halloween jokes. Lots of fun for the kids.

Wizard Spell Ordering Numbers – Have the Wizard conjure up five numbers and then use a counter-spell and place the numbers into the correct order. (Shared by Peggy DuBose)

Halloween Word Search Riddles – Contains three fun word search puzzles containing Halloween-related vocabulary words.

Halloween Ghost Countdown – Keep track of correct answers using this fun Notebook countdown that announces a winner after five correct answers. Simple but fun. (4 stars)

Random1Halloween Random Number – Generate a random number and student say whether it is less than, equal to, or greater than the late great Lucius Creven who died at the age of a hundred seven.

Bonus Video Tutorial: Learn how to customize the Random Number Generator to create a custom activity.

Halloween Sound Files

All the sound files below are in mp3 format and can be imported in Smart Notebook

Ghoul Laugh

Evil Laugh

Monster Mash (song)

Monster Snarling

Monster Cry

Next Time (fun & scary negative feedback)

Real Heart Beat

Screaming Female

Thunderbolt

Tortured Person Screaming

Werewolf Howl

Witch Cackle

Woman Scream


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3 Comments

  1. Makayla Bratz /

    Mr. Hollis-
    I enjoy looking through your e-mails that you send me, and I currently received a smartboard for my classroom. I just have a quick question. I tried the 30 day free trial for the notebook, and now it’s expired…can you tell me how much it costs for the notebook?? Thank you so much!!

    Makayla Bratz
    American Leadership Academy School

    • James Hollis /

      Hi Makayla,

      You do not need to purchase Notebook if your school has a SMART Board. All you need is one of the serial numbers from the SB and you can get a Product Key to use the Notebook software. Here’s a link to request a product key: http://smarttech.com/Product+Registration

      Good luck!

      Jim

  2. I don’t have a smart board – I have SMART clickers. Can these activities be used with clickers? If so, how?

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