100 Free Halloween STEM Activities

100 Free Halloween STEM Activities

Halloween STEM Activities

I’m a big believer in leveraging student interests for instructional engagement rather than fighting against their excitement (check out my posts on Fidget Spinners and Pokemon Go). Halloween is an exciting holiday for students and a quick search will return tons of lesson ideas. I’ve rounded up 100 Halloween STEM activities that are completely free! While you’ll find some outstanding ideas in this roundup, many others provide a great starting point for modification to meet the needs of your students.

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Morgan Shanahan’s collection of Halloween STEM activities features magnetic slime, alien eggs, a ghost geyser, and of course dry ice. Check it out.

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Make ghosts dance with static electricity, investigate optical illusions, launch pumpkin rockets, use density to create a skittles rainbow, make self-inflating ghosts, and more with this roundup of activities from Steam Powered Family. Check it out.


Little Bins for Little Hands has put together a collection activities that will have students learning about density, tangrams, pulleys, bats, chemiluminescence, and more. Check it out.


A great round-up of activities for young learners. Students will enjoy ice sensory play while melting monster brains, graphing with Halloween manipulatives, and a great Halloween Lego challenge. Check it out.

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The folks at Thinkfun share some interesting activities including: Spooky Floating M&M’s, Freaky Frozen Hands, Monstrous Marshmallows, Dancing Ghosts and Ghouls, and Steve Spangler’s Screaming Balloons. Check it out.

3 Quick Halloween STEM Challenges for Preschoolers

Empower Pre-K students to build a cup tower, explore light and shadows, and make a spider web. Check it out.

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