Halloween In The Special Education Classroom

The last week of school before Halloween can leave your classroom CRAZY! Students who struggle with self-regulation, sensoryprocessing issues and impulsivity are easily revved up. Tap into their natural excitement and interest in Halloween and keep them engaged in learning.

The last week of school before Halloween can leave your classroom CRAZY! Students who struggle with self-regulation, sensoryprocessing issues and impulsivity are easily revved up. Tap into their natural excitement and interest in Halloween and keep them engaged in learning.


Add Halloween manipulatives, visuals and tasks into your task boxes. Student will naturally be focused on the task when they get to sort using these cool erasers!

The last week of school before Halloween can leave your classroom CRAZY! Students who struggle with self-regulation, sensoryprocessing issues and impulsivity are easily revved up. Tap into their natural excitement and interest in Halloween and keep them engaged in learning.

Don't forget all of the bat themed tasks that are great to use around Halloween. This one is from the Bats & Halloween Unit.


Read more about Halloween task boxes: Halloween Task Box Activities 


Bat crafts are perfect for targeting body parts. You can also talk about how people and bats are alike and different. First, we read the book, All About Bats, which told us about a bat's body parts, what they eat, habitat, etc.


We labeled parts of a bat with this super cute poster one of my paras made for us:

The last week of school before Halloween can leave your classroom CRAZY! Students who struggle with self-regulation, sensoryprocessing issues and impulsivity are easily revved up. Tap into their natural excitement and interest in Halloween and keep them engaged in learning.

Have students practice requesting and labeling body parts with cute bat crafts and cooking activities.


Read more about these crafts and cooking activities: Bat-tastic!


Use pumpkins for hands on science lessons. We used mini pumpkins to practice predicting, experiementing and to work on opposites (sink or float).  My class LOVED it!!! Read more about it: Pumpkin Science!



What is your class' favorite Halloween lesson or task? Share in the comments!!

The last week of school before Halloween can leave your classroom CRAZY! Students who struggle with self-regulation, sensoryprocessing issues and impulsivity are easily revved up. Tap into their natural excitement and interest in Halloween and keep them engaged in learning.

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