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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Halloween {Bats} Day

brooms are for flying

  • Read Brooms Are for Flying by Michael Rex 
    1. This is a very fun get-up-and-move book for Halloween. We loved it!
    2. As you read, do the actions with the kids!


  • Preschool Journal Page
    1. Practice writing “Bats”
    2. Draw a picture of a bat.
    3. Put bat stickers all over the page.


  • Bat Rhyming
    1. Print these great bat rhyming mats and words from First Grade Parade.
    2. Cut the word picture cards apart.
    3. Have the kids choose one, then decide if it rhymes with BAT or does not rhyme with BAT. Place in on the correct mat.

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  • Go on a bat hunt
    1. Cut out several bat patterns on black paper. Free printable from Family Fun here or from Twisty Noodle here.
    2. Add googly eyes.
    3. With a white crayon or ink pen, write one bit of bat information on each bat. Get great bat facts for kids at KidZone.
    4. Put the bats on the walls (and ceilings!) around the house.
    5. Turn off the lights and give the kids flashlights or headlamps.
    6. Go on a bat hunt.
    7. When you find a bat, read the information to the kids.

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  • Make bat-covered candy!
    1. Okay, these are much cuter than they sound Smile
    2. Print and cut out the template from Skip To My Lou here on black paper. Mini-sized candy bar cover here!
    3. Use glue dots to attach Hershey’s candy bars inside the bats.
    4. Add googly eyes.
    5. Fold the wings over the candy bar. So cute!

1 comment:

  1. I LOVE IT! After reading this, we are doing BATS this week for sure!! Thanks Lindsy :)


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