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Halloween Printables

Halloween printables are excellent activities for kids to
enjoy the Halloween season. The Halloween printables currently available on this site are Halloween coloring pages, Halloween mazes, Halloween word search puzzles, dot to dot printables, cryptogram puzzles, some Halloween crafts for kids, and more. There is also a Halloween "Did You Know..." section with 5 interesting facts about Halloween.

These printable Halloween activity pages and worksheets are fun for kids from preschool and kindregarten up to grade school. Parents can print these worksheets and activities for use at home or teachers can print these for use at school. Have fun with these Halloween Printables!


Printable Halloween Word Search Puzzles

The Halloween word searches each have at least 20 words to find in the 15x15 grid of letters. Circle each letter of each word in the grid. The remaining uncircled letters contain a fact about the Halloween themes of the puzzles. There is a great selection of Halloween themed word searches available to choose from. They're great for a kids party, a school activity, or just for fun around the holiday.Print one or more and enjoy!

Halloween Word Search: Words include candy, monster, costume, October, trick or treat & more.
Popular Halloween Candy: All the candy you could ever want on Halloween.
Dracula Word Search: Words include undead, vampire, fangs, night, bats, sucks bloods and more.
Frankenstein Word Search: Words include neck bolts, Mary Shelley, monster, lightning and more.
Ghost Word Search: Words include apparition, phantom, spectre, spirit, ghoul and more.
Pumpkin Word Search: Words include orange, jack-o-lantern, carve, autumn, and more.
Scary Words: Words include gruesome, horrid, chilling, petrifying, frightening and more.
Witch Word Search: Words include black cat, cackle, broomstick, cauldron, magic, and more.
Horror Movie Names: Carrie, Dawn of the Dead, The Shining, ...

See our full selection of Printable Word Searches for Kids.

Halloween Dot-to-Dot Puzzles

The dot to dot worksheets range from 47 up to 62 dots in length. We have a variety of Halloween worksheets such as a jack-o-lantern, Frankenstein, vampire, and a cauldron. They're perfect for reinforcing the number sequencing in young kids. They're also fun to see a picture appear from the connected dots.

Jack-O-Lantern Connect The Dots: Halloween worksheet with numbers 1 to 48
Frankenstein Connect The Dots: Numbers from 1 to 48
Vampire Connect The Dots: Numbers from 1 to 47
Witch's Cauldron Connect The Dots: Numbers from 1 to 62

See our full collection of Numbers Dot to Dot Printables.

Halloween Mazes

We have 2 types of Halloween mazes. The first type of maze is the traditional kind with walls and lots of dead-ends. The second type are counting mazes. Count by 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, or 5s to navigate from the start to finish. They're great fun and a wonderful addition to a math program for younger kids.

Traditional Mazes

These halloween mazes are the kind with walls and false paths. They are each shaped like a halloween item, like jack-o-lantern, witch's cauldron, monsters or more. You have to guide someone or something through the shaped maze to find the exit. Try not to get stuck in the dead end paths.

Alien Maze: Guide the UFO to its home planet.
Jack-O-Lantern Maze: Help the ghost thru the pumpkin to find the trick-or-treater.
Frankenstein Maze: Help Frankenstein's body find its head.
Grim Reaper Maze: Start on the left of the grim reaper and finish on the right.
Mummy Maze: Guide the mummy to the pyramid.
Vampire Maze: Guide the vampire to his coffin.
Witch's Hat Maze: Help the witch find the ghost and bat.

Counting Mazes

Choose a maze and count by 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, or 5s to work your way from the start of the maze to the end. Each maze has 100 squares. Draw a line starting at the lowest number and work up towards the highest number. Each of the mazes is also based on a Halloween theme like trick-or-treating, a ghost and graveyard, a witch and her house.

Counting By 1s Maze: Guide the witch to her house.
Counting By 2s Maze: Help the trick-or-treater find her friends.
Counting By 3s Maze: The trick-or-treater is looking for candy.
Counting By 4s Maze: Mr. Pumpkinhead want more candy.
Counting By 5s Maze: Guide the ghost to his graveyard buddy.

See our full collection of Printable Mazes for Kids.

Halloween Word Scramble Puzzles

Each page has for Halloween themed word scramble puzzles. Each puzzle has 4 scrambled words. Once you unscramble the letters to create Halloween themed words, use the circled letters to unscramble to make the final word. The answers to the word scrambles are on the page, so either cover the answers or fold them out of sight while working on the worksheets.

Halloween: Words About Halloween 1, Words About Halloween 2, Halloween Costumes 1, Halloween Costumes 2

See our full collection of Printable Word Scrambles for kids.

Halloween Cryptogram Puzzles

The printable cryptogram puzzles use letter substitutions to create the puzzles. For example all A's may be replaced with Q's, all B's with R's, etc. With cryptogram puzzles, whole sentences or even paragraphs are encrypted. Each printable cryptogram puzzle uses a different letter substitution encryption. There is 1 puzzle page with 3 cryptogram puzzles and a solution page.

Halloween Cryptograms: The Origin, The Name, The Colors Solutions
Halloween Jokes Cryptograms Solutions
Halloween Fun Facts Cryptograms: Candy stats, Trick-or-treating, Folklore Solutions
Halloween Movie Cryptograms Solutions

See our full collection of Cryptogram Puzzles.

Halloween Crypto-Families Puzzles

Crypto-families are lists of words that are encrypted by letter substitutions. For example all A's may be replaced with Q's, all B's with R's, etc. Each family of words uses a different letter substitution encryption. There are puzzle pages and a solution page. One puzzle page has 4 lists, but no clues to the words other than the title. The second puzzle page has three crypto-families and a list of all the words from the three lists (in alphabetical order). This will be easier for younger kids who may find the encryption difficult to solve.

Halloween

These four puzzles are based on general Halloween themes. The themes are: Halloween words, 10 common costumes, 10 more common costumes, and 10 common Halloween candies.

4 Halloween Lists: Halloween words, Costumes, More Costumes, Candies
3 Halloween Lists + Hints: Halloween words, Costumes, More Costumes
Solutions

Witches

The 4 puzzles featured below are themes about witches. The themes are: witch sterotypes, wicca, witches featured in movies and more specifically, Harry Potter witches.

4 Witch Lists: Stereotypes, Wicca, In Movies, Harry Potter
3 Witch Lists + Hints: Stereotypes, Wicca, In Movies
Solutions

Horror Movie Puzzles

Two out of four of the following crypto-list puzzles are about horror movies. The first one is a list of horror movie titles. The secons list are words describing horror movies. The remaining two are unrelated to horror movies or Halloween, but still fun puzzles about movie genres.

4 Movie Lists: Horror Movie Titles, Words About Horror Movies, Words About Comedies, Epic Movies
3 Movie Lists + Hints: Horror Movie Titles, Words About Horror Movies, Words About Comedies (+ Hint List)
Solutions

Halloween Themed Boggle Pages

Boggle is the classic word game where you try to find as many words in the grid of letters as you can. The person with the most and/or longest unique words in their list wins the boggle game. For more details on how to play boggle: Boggle Word Game Instructions
Halloween: 4x4 game, 5x5 game
Frankenstein: 4x4 game, 5x5 game
Mummy: 4x4 game, 5x5 game
Vampire: 4x4 game, 4x4 Vampire game

Halloween Coloring Pages

We have a terrific variety of Halloween coloring pages. The are jack-o-lanterns, haunted houses, mummies, zombies, ghosts, skeleton, Frankenstein, Dracula, costume parties, witches, and more. This is just a sampling of the full selection of coloring pictures. If you can't find what you're looking for on this page, then follow one of the links at the end of this list to find our full selection of pictures. There are general Halloween pages and monster specific pictures. Print lots for home or school and have fun!

Pumpkin coloring page: Argument about carving a pumpkin.
Haunted House coloring page: Creepy house with bats, spider webs and more.
Haunted House coloring page 2: Rickety house with a ghost, bat and full moon.
Mummy coloring page: Mummy in sands of Egypt
Mummy coloring page: Mummy chasing archaeologist
Zombie coloring page: Walking with arms outstretched.
Zombie coloring page 2: Creepy Trick-or-Treating Zombie
Frankenstein coloring page: Walking with arms outstretched.
Ghost coloring page 1: Ghost holding a Happy Halloween sign.
Ghost coloring page 2: Ghost eating candy in a graveyard.
Pumpkin Head coloring page 1: A guy with a pumpkin instead of a head.
Pumpkin Head coloring page 2: Pumpkinhead running with a bag of candy.
Skeleton coloring page 1: Skeleton hiding behide a pumpkin on a post.
Skeleton coloring page 2: Skeleton running with a bag of candy.
Vampire coloring page 1: Vampire trick-or-treater.
Vampire coloring page 2: Dracula with bats.
Bunny costume: Kid in a bunny costume holding bag of candy
Cleopatra and a cat costume at Halloween party
Devil dancing with bear at Halloween party
Ghost chatting with Dracula at Halloween costume party
Halloween decorations: pumpkin, skull candle, and candy bowl
Frankentein and mermaid costumes
Witch and Pumpkinhead dancing at Halloween party
2 Witches dancing
Werewolf during full moon


... Frankenstein Coloring Pages
... Mummy Coloring Pages
... Vampire Coloring Pages
... Witch Coloring Pages
... more Halloween Coloring Pages

See our full collection of Printable Kids Coloring Pages.

Halloween Crafts for Kids

Kids love creating their own Halloween decorations. Here are some ideas of decorations that your kids may enjoy making at home or at school. There's nothing better than the pride kids feel when their own artwork is displayed for everyone to see.

Halloween shadow picture
Scary pumpkin
Scary Spider
Halloween wreath
Spiderweb

Links to More Halloween Printables

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KidPrintables.com Halloween Fun: Candy, costumes, crisp air & fun! We have fun printables, activities and crafts for you to enjoy!

Halloween Dungeon From Mother: Try these Halloween craft patterns and projects. Print and color your own Halloween holiday coloring books, party invitations and supplies, games, and more.

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Did You Know...

  1. Halloween originates from Irish Celtic culture. In the Druid religion, November 1st was the start of the new year. On October 31st the celebration would begin and the souls of all who passed away during the past year would rise up and roam the streets. This is where the tradition of wearing costumes on Halloween comes from.
  2. Oiginally, faces of lost souls were carved into pumpkins and a lit candle was put in the hollowed carved pumpkin. The carved pumpkins with their glowing faces were placed onto doorsteps to ward off evil spirits. This is the origin of the jack-o-lantern.
  3. Turnips were originally used by Europeans as jack-o-lanterns, but when settlers came to North America they found that pumpkins were much more common than turnips. So pumpkins became the traditional North American jack-o-lantern.
  4. The most popular classic hallowen costumes (not based on a character from a book, movie, or TV show) are:
    • Princess
    • Witch
    • Monster
    • Ninja
    • Clown
    • Pirate
    • Angel
    • Pumpkin
    • Vampire
    • Cheerleader
    • Cat
    • Ghost/Ghoul
    • Soldier/Sailor
  5. The Celts originally called the holiday Samhian, which means summer's end. It was a celebration of the souls of all the dead from the previous year. The Christians tried to minimize this pagan holiday by creating a version of their own in which they celebrate the souls of the hallowed dead. The day was called All Hallow's Day and the celebration which started the evening before was called All Hallow's Eve, eventually shortened to Halloween.

Halloween printables are a wonderful way for young kids to embrace the holiday and all the fun that Halloween brings. Parents can print them out for their kids to enjoy at home or teachers can include them in their Halloween time lesson plans.

Some more holiday/seasonal printables for kids that you may be interested in:

Fall Printables: These printables are based on fall weather, sports, and fall holidays.
Thanksgiving Printables: .
Winter Printables: These printables are based on winter weather, sports, and winter holidays.
Christmas Printables: These free printables are all about the holiday including Christmas trees, decorations, celebrations, Sanata Claus, and much more.
New Years Printables: These free printables are all about the holiday including Christmas trees, decorations, celebrations, Sanata Claus, and much more.
Free Printable Calendars: Print a blank calendar month for each month of the year.

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