Halloween Week Activities and Books for Toddler and Preschoolers

“Halloween Challenge” for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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With things that go bump in the night, we switching up our Weekly Activity Plans for just one week here on Virtual Book Club for Kids. So get ready for a frightfully fun time with your toddlers and preschoolers as we go all spooky with our Halloween Challenge week.

A week of planned fun and simple activities for toddlers and preschoolers to celebrate Halloween. Read, play, learn and create with these fun activities that you can do together.

Simple Halloween Books and Activities for Kids

We hope that you have liked our 3 fun weeks leading up to Halloween – The Little Lady Who was not Afraid of Anything, Five Little Pumpkins and Ten Timid Ghosts.


Virtual Book Club for Kids Halloween Mini-Pack


Our Halloween Book and Activities Mini-Pack for Toddlers and Preschoolers is NOW AVAILABLE in our brand new store

7 Fun Step-by-Step Activities to host your own week of Virtual Book Club for Kids at home with picture book recommendations, songs and rhymes plus a supply list making it possible to have a not so scary Halloween week with your kids

Fun pumpkin week themed activities for preschoolers featuring the picture book 5 Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino. Have fun, read, play, create and learn

And now it’s time to do our Halloween Challenge!

With 7 Activities this week that are ideal for toddlers and preschoolers to have fun, play, read and learn we’re making it easy for you to plan, and join in with your kids as we have a week of connecting and creating with books.

Get Your Halloween Challenge Pack and Activity Guides NOW!

Activities for Halloween Week for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Themed around 7 “scary” Halloween Creatures we have 6 activities plus an easy snack to make with your kids all with easy to follow STEP-BY-STEP instructions.


  • Spiders
  • Ghosts
  • Witches
  • Pumpkins
  • Skeletons
  • Bats
  • and Monsters

These have been created by the Virtual Book Club for Kids Team and follow a similar pattern to our fantastic Summer Camps that we host each year.

Each Simple Halloween Activity Includes

For each activity, we have made it as easy as possible for you and your kids to do. So each activity guide includes:

  • Supply lists
  • Any preparations you need to do ahead of time
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Skills that the activity is working on
  • PLUS adaptions for using with even younger children
Get The Halloween Challenge Pack for Just $3.99

Also Included in our Halloween Challenge Pack


For this week only we’ve included a bit more for you and your preschoolers than we do with our FREE WEEKLY ACTIVITY PLANS.

So in addition to the 6 Activities and 1 Snack Recipe, you will also get!

Songs and finger rhymes to sing together with clickable links to take you to versions of the song on YouTube so you can find the tune.

Supplies list as a separate sheet which has everything but the snack ingredients listed so that you can collect it all together ahead of time making it easy to do the activities ahead of time.

Planning Sheets for the Week and Day to Day including example sheets that we have filled in ready for you if you want to follow our suggested plan exactly


Our favourite Halloween Books in a list so you can head to the library and fill your book box this week and enjoy reading these toddler and preschool teacher recommended picture books together.

Join Our Halloween Challenge and get your Mini-Pack with ALL the Activity Guides TODAY!

Featuring these Favourite Halloween Books

If you wish to purchase these classic children’s picture books we have provided links to Amazon. If you buy the books by the links we may earn a small commission.

The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Alice Schertle

There was an Old Lady that Swallowed a Bat by Lucille Colandro

If You’re a Monster And You Know It by Rebecca and Ed Emberley

Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler

Will you Join our Halloween Book and Activity Challenge?

We hope that you will join us as we read some of our favourite spooky books, share fun activities and sing along with these Halloween Rhymes and Fingerplays.

Halloween Mini Pack to purchase in our Virtual Book Club for Kids Store
The whole Simple Halloween Books and Activities Challenge Pack is now available in our store form $3.99.

But you can get this and our 2 additional mini-packs for a week of Construction Fun and a week of Space Themed Activities as a bundle for just $9.99! That’s 21 activities for 3 weeks of themed reading, playing, creating and learning written especially for your toddlers and preschoolers and you to enjoy.

Space Themed Mini Pack for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Construction Zone Mini-Pack for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Virtual Book Club for Kids Halloween Mini-Pack

Head to our Store to get your Halloween Challenge Pack or Bundle of Activities NOW

Join Us Next Week For the Virtual Book Club for Kids


Our Next Theme is Monsters and the Featured Book is Go Away Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley

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