For Halloween fun that won’t give your kids nightmares, we’ve got you covered. Read on for our librarians’ favorite stories and resources.
If your kids are begging you to take them to a gory, bloody haunted house, going for gross can be a good compromise. Whip up a kitty-litter cake or some snot on a stick and sneak in a little science with the books on the shelf below. Brace yourself, these titles may turn your stomach!
Besides the obvious fun of carving or painting a jack-o-lantern, exploring the pumpkin patch can be an easy way to learn about attributes. What colors are the pumpkins? Are the pumpkins smooth or bumpy? Try sorting pumpkins by size or shape. For more pumpkin fun, you and your kids can try this pumpkin workout.
When we were kids, we played cops and robbers. Now I see kids playing zombies and vampires. Feed their brains with a good book!