Spookley the Square Pumpkin is an essential Halloween story! Once you and your little ones have finished reading this lovely book, bring Spookley to life! Check out these adorable activities to get learners excited about Spookley!
1. Directed Drawing
Celebrate Spookley and the Halloween season by having students learn how to draw him! Grab some markers and press play! Your students will be drawing near-identical Spookleys within minutes.
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2. Cube Pumpkin Craft
All you need is construction paper, pipe cleaners, scissors, markers, and some tape to make this adorable craft. These little cube-shaped pumpkins will be an excellent addition to your classroom pumpkin patch.
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3. Read Aloud and Art Project
This literacy activity is paired with the perfect simple craft. Read aloud this engaging story and then everybody can create a version of their favorite pumpkin.
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4. Spookley Paper Plate Craft
Buy some paper plates in an assortment of pumpkin colors and your students will have a blast creating this unique craft. Add googly eyes as a way to bring your Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft to life!
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5. Pumpkin Play Dough Craft
Bring this adorable story to life! Make your own play dough with household ingredients and you will have your very own soft pumpkin in no time. With play dough, your shaped pumpkin can be made in any size!
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6. Popsicle Stick Pumpkin Craft
Spookley the Pumpkin is an adored book by teachers and students alike! In order to celebrate this favorite picture book, grab some popsicle sticks to make this cute craft!
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7. Shape Graphic Organizer
Let students choose their ideal pumpkin body with this fun graphic organizer! Add this craft to your pumpkin unit. This will encourage students to be creative and is the perfect book companion craft.
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8. Paint Chip Pumpkin
Spookley the Square Pumpkin is one of the top-rated Halloween books for kids. Students can create this square collage pumpkin out of paint chips. Put together your pumpkin with glue and this activity will become one of your favorite pumpkin crafts!
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9. Spookley Character Poster
When story mapping any book, students should be able to describe their characters. This includes describing character traits and character feelings. This cute story allows teachers to go through every part of the story sequence and pause to ask "How would you describe Spookley at this point in the story?" This activity encourages students to recall story details in their response!
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10. Spookley the Square Pumpkin Writing Activity
Spookley the Square Pumpkin is an excellent book for a book study unit! Have students create their own Spookley-shaped book, complete story readings, and think about the book through the lens of character analysis. This favorite fall book will provide endless writing prompts!
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