Halloween Fun For Your Homeschool – Books, Games, Movies & More!

There is NOTHING our family loves more than to celebrate holidays. Some of our favorite ways to celebrate are with books, games, and movies. So, today I am sharing all of our favorite Halloween themed books, games, and movies plus a freebie for you. Hope they help you have a ghoulish time together!

Add some fun to you Halloween festivities with these books, games, and movies perfect for the entire family to enjoy.

Holidays are the perfect time to take a small break and add some fun in your homeschool. Reading books, playing games, and watching movies are all excellent ways to approach homeschooling.

Halloween Picture Books

For us picture books are the perfect way to keep everyone in our homeschool happy. Emily is an auditory learner and Kevin and I are visual leaners. So using beautiful picture books means we are all equally engaged. Here is a list of our favorite Halloween picture books to use in our homeschool.

 The Night Before Halloween Bonaparte Falls Apart The Spooky Wheels on the Bus Room on the Broom Little Blue Truck’s Halloween Ten Timid Ghosts (Read With Me Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking How to Make Friends with a Where’s My Mummy? Little Critter: Happy Halloween, Little Critter! How to Catch a Monster Goodnight Goon: a Petrifying Parody It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown There’s a Monster in Your Book Pumpkin Jack Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! Halloween Hustle Creepy Pair of Underwear! Creepy Carrots! Pumpkin Soup: A Picture Book Bone Soup The Ugly Pumpkin The Little Old Lady Who Was There Was an Old Lady Who

Halloween Chapter Books

Maybe your kids are older and they want to read some festive books independently or maybe you’re looking for your next great Halloween read aloud. Either way these Halloween themed chapter books are bound to be great additions to your homeschool.

 Nate the Great and the Halloween The Happy and Heinous Halloween of Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve A Good Night for Ghosts My Weird School Halloween 3-Book Box The Best Halloween Ever The Witches Castle Hangnail

Halloween Games

Playing games is an essential part of our homeschool so I may have gone a bit overboard on this list but we play games everyday. If your kids enjoy playing games as much mine I’d love to show you how you can incorporate more games into your homeschool days.

 Go Away Monster Board Game Monster Chase Board Game Mystery Board Game The Secret Door Peaceable Kingdom Cauldron Quest Cooperative Potions Ghosts Love Candy Board Game Ravensburger Disney Hocus Pocus: The Game Ghost Fightin’ Treasure Hunters Super-Vampire Board Game Spooky Castle Board Game ThinkFun Shadows in the Forest Play Looney Labs Monster Fluxx Ravensburger Broom Service for Ages 10 Mysterium Board Game. Includes Unique Foldable Bezier Games One Night Ultimate Werewolf Bezier Games One Night Ultimate Vampire Betrayal At House On The Hill

 Goosebumps Movie Game – Thrilling Family Funko Disney The Haunted Mansion – Funko Disney Return of The Headless Ravensburger Disney Hocus Pocus: The Game


Halloween Movies

One of our favorite things to do as a family is have a family movie night. We quickly incorporated that into our homeschool, and boy are we glad we did. So many amazing lessons have unfolded from us simply watching a documentary or comparing and contrasting a book and a movie that we’ve read and watched.

 Halloweentown Room on the Broom Double Double Toil and Trouble The Addams Family (2019) Hocus Pocus Beetlejuice It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown The Haunted Mansion The Addams Family The Addams Family Frankenweenie (2012) Goosebumps Spookley: The Square Pumpkin Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Ghostbusters Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Hotel Transylvania The Little Witch Spooky Buddies Toy Story of Terror! Compilation (Plus

If you love to celebrate the holidays then be sure to check out my Holiday Fun Around the World curriculum for exciting lessons from 30 different holidays, festivals, and celebrations all over the world. You’ll get to explore different cultures and celebrations all over the world throughout the calendar year! 

What are your favorite Halloween books, games, and movies to use in your homeschool? I can’t wait to read all of your wonderful suggestions!