Halloween Reading Activities

Lots NEW! Explore below for reading activities themed around Halloween - from early phonics (beginning sounds, CVC words etc) to comprehension and "fact vs fiction" activities suitable for older children.

Bat Fact vs Fiction

Bat Fact vs Fiction

Cut out the labels and stick them into the correct column on this bat "fact vs fiction" worksheet. Use it to encourage the children to learn about bats - they will need to find out the answers - or as a revision exercise.

Bat Spelling Jigsaw

Bat Spelling Jigsaw

The word "bat" is one of the first CVC words introduced to children - so this jigsaw is perfect for early learners, particularly at Halloween.

Halloween Beginning Sound Peg Cards

Halloween Beginning Sound Peg Cards

Children say the name of the picture and listen carefully for the beginning sound - then clip a clothes peg to the correct letter. These Halloween peg cards are such a fun way to practise!

Halloween CVC Colour The Word

Halloween CVC Colour The Word

Look at the words beneath the pictures and colour the one that matches! This is a fun way to practise CVC words with a Halloween excuse!

Halloween CVC Copy The Word

Halloween CVC Copy The Word

Find the word that matches eaches picture, and copy it underneath. This is a fun way to practise CVC words for Halloween!

Halloween CVC Word Match Up

Halloween CVC Word Match Up

Match up the Halloween CVC words to the pictures by drawing a line. This worksheet combines early phonics practice with pencil control...

Match the Cauldron Colours

Match the Cauldron Colours

Trace the colour words and then draw lines to match them with the correct cauldron. This is a fun worksheet for Halloween, for handwriting practice and for learning colours!

Pumpkin comprehension

Pumpkin Comprehension

Read this interesting piece about pumpkins - where they originate from, how they grow and why they are associated with Halloween - and then answer the questions. We've also provided an answer sheet in the pdf.

Pumpkin CVC Read And Draw

Pumpkin CVC Read And Draw

Check children's comprehension of these CVC words in simple sentences by asking them to draw what they read - all to do with pumpkins for autumn or Halloween!

Pumpkin Read and Draw

Pumpkin Read and Draw

Read the descriptions and draw the pumpkin faces according - such a fun way to test reading comprehension at Halloween!

More Halloween Resources

Halloween Acrostic Poem Printables
Halloween Acrostic Poem Printables

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