It’s that time of year again when everyone is gearing up for Halloween. If you’re looking for some fun and creative Halloween classroom decoration ideas, look no further. We’ve put together eight of our favourite ideas that are sure to get your students excited for the festivities. From skeleton decor to a haunted house, there’s something here for everyone. So read on and get inspired!

#1: Spooky Skeletons Halloween Decoration

 One classic Halloween decoration is the skeleton. You can use these to create a spooky scene in your classroom. Hang them from the ceiling, put them in the windows, or even pin them to your classroom door. Your students will love walking into class and seeing all the skeletons!

 #2: Creepy Cobwebs Decoration

 Cobwebs are another great way to add a touch of Halloween to your classroom. You can buy fake cobwebs at most party stores, or you can make your own with some black string and glue. Then just drape them over furniture, windows, and doorways for an instant creepy effect, making sure to keep them out of reach of young children.

 #3: Haunted House

 Turn your classroom into a haunted house with some fun arts and crafts Halloween decoration. You can use black construction paper to make bats, ghosts, and other spooky creatures. Hang them from the ceiling or tape them to the walls. See the links below for some ideas!

  1. Hanging Spiders
  2. Hanging Bats

 #4: Pumpkin Patch

 Decorate your classroom like a pumpkin patch with orange and white streamers, pumpkins of all sizes, and hay bales. You can even make it a fun role-playing game for a more immersive learning experience for the children. See the link below for resources!

Pumpkin Patch Role-play

 #5: Monster Mash

 Throw a monster-themed party in your classroom with green streamers, monster-themed games, and monster cutouts. Play some Halloween-themed music for some added festive fun. Then, divide the class into teams for a scavenger hunt where they have to find various Halloween objects and monster facts hidden around the room.

 #6: Paper Ghosts

 You will need white paper, scissors, and a black marker. Cut the white paper into ghost shapes. Use the black marker to draw eyes and a mouth on each ghost. Hang the ghosts up around the classroom.

 #7: Pumpkin Sun Catchers

 You will need orange tissue paper, scissors, contact paper, and a black Sharpie. Cut the tissue paper into small pieces. Place the pieces of tissue paper onto the contact paper. Once you have covered the entire piece of contact paper, cut it into a pumpkin shape. Use the Sharpie to draw a face on the pumpkin. Hang the pumpkin sun catcher in a window. See the links below for resources!  

  1. Pumpkin template
  2. Halloween tissue paper

#8: Halloween Wall Art

 Get your students’ creative juices flowing with some Halloween-themed wall art. You can have them make paper bats, ghosts, or pumpkins. They can draw spooky scenes or cut out ghosts and spiders from construction paper. Encourage them to get creative with their materials and come up with unique designs. Not only will these decorations add some festive cheer to the classroom, but they also give children an opportunity to express themselves and sharpen their fine motor skills. The finished artwork will also make for stunning displays on the walls of your classroom or school hallways. See the links below for ideas! 

  1. Witch craft 
  2. Design a pumpkin

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