10 Activities for Halloween

31st October 2017

10 Activities for Halloween

Categories: Activities
Calendar: Halloween

Halloween is a wonderful excuse for a theme day! Decorate your facility inside and out with black cats, carved pumpkins, spiders on walls, ghosts hanging from the ceiling, and other spooky decorations.
This is one of many free samples.
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Halloween is a wonderful excuse for a theme day! Decorate your facility inside and out with black cats, carved pumpkins, spiders on walls, ghosts hanging from the ceiling, and other spooky decorations.


1. Decorate

Make the word ‘Halloween’ in large cardboard letters cut out from orange construction paper to be displayed in the recreation area. (letters provided)


2. Eat

Make a pumpkin pie!
Pumpkin Pie Recipe


3. Watch

Watch the Addams Family or the Disney film ‘Hocus Pocus’ - a cute and funny halloween movie.


4. Quizzes

Halloween Quiz
Halloween Quiz II


5. Craft

Make beautiful broom decorations with herbs!
Herb Brooms


6. Trivia

Reminisce about famous witches from mythology, film and tv!
Famous Witches Trivia


7. Music

Songs to listen to on Halloween

  • Black magic woman - Santana
  • Spirit in the sky - Norman Greenbaum
  • Time Warp - The Rocky Horror Show
  • Bad Moon Rising - Credence Clearwater Revival
  • Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.
  • Monster Mash - Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon
  • The Devil went down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
  • Zombie - The Cranberries

8. Bake

You can make these delicious and simple pumpkin scones in a group setting!
Bake pumpkin scones


9. More Craft

These cute cheesecloth ghosts are so easy to make! Video instructions included.
Cheesecloth Halloween Ghosts


10. More Ideas

Visit the Halloween category for even more ideas!
Halloween Activity Ideas for the Elderly


We'd love to hear your feedback!
How do you celebrate Halloween with the elderly?

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Halloween Letters

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