Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Halloween Safety

Keeping kids safe on Halloween is of huge importance. The excitement and energy of the night can easily take over and leave children in risky situations. I'm Erin from Mrs. Beattie's Classroom, back to share some Halloween safety tips, tricks and resources!
Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!

Even though our school doesn't go all out for Halloween - we celebrate Black & Orange day instead - I always spend time on Halloween safety with my students. I want to ensure that all of them are back in the classroom the next day!

I cover these main points with my students: visibility, street safety, stranger danger, candy awareness and the importance of staying with a group. All of these safety tips are covered in the resources below:

Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!

Kids love stories. They love being read to. There are some great books available to review Halloween safety tips. Here are just a few I've found:
Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!
Scaredy Squirrel Prepares For Halloween by Melanie Watt
Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!
The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing
Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!
Don't Go Bump in the Night! by RH Disney
Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!

There are several videos on YouTube that are fun to use if you have a SMART Board or projector in your classroom! (I am not responsible for these links should they become broken!)

Halloween Safety Tips from Joy Berry's "Taking the Scary Out of Halloween":

Halloween Safety Tips:

And our favorite... Scaredy Squirrel's Halloween Safety Tips (the perfect companion to the book!):

Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!

One of the things we always do on the last school day before Halloween is a hands-on matching activity with some of the Halloween dangers vs safe choices. This activity ALWAYS lends itself to a fabulous discussion as there are several tips in it that the kids have never really thought of.

Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!

You can grab a copy of this FREE in my Teachers Pay Teachers store!

You might also be interested in this safety booklet to read and color with your students:

Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!


Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!

If these resources don't do the trick, you can find a ton more on Pinterest and I have just the board to get you started!
Follow Mrs. Beattie's Classroom's board Halloween & Pumpkins on Pinterest.

Wishing you and yours a Happy Halloween! I hope you'll stop by my blog, Mrs. Beattie's Classroom, for some trick or treating beginning October 17th... I can guarantee the treats will be awesome!!

Keep your students safe this Halloween using the fun resources in this blog post! Review rules, read stories, share fun videos and complete your Halloween safety lessons with some great worksheets and booklet ideas for kids! Psst... there's a FREEBIE!
Haunted house title images from Prettygrafik Design.

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