With Halloween just around the corner, some of you may be searching for an activity that will keep your kids engaged and learning during what can be a crazy time of year. If you find it difficult to keep your kids on task and interested in the spooky season, some of the resources I've roundedup in this post might help keep them doing something educationally productive, and more importantly, save your sanity! Some are free and some are paid, the links provided will direct you to where you can download these resources from. Good luck! I hope you are able to find something that will help and benefit your class.
Halloween Math Mystery: The Case of the Tricking Treat
An easy print, copy and solve activity  with a video hook!
Your students watch the video to be introduced to the mystery case. Then they must use their math skills, critical thinking skills, and powers of deduction to solve who is giving out the tricking treats and turning all of the children into pumpkins! Ideal for a spiral math review session. You can make this an independent/pairs/ or small groups task. Suggestion: Turn it into a competition to see who can solve the mystery first!
Available in editions from 1st grade to 8th grade. Scroll through the resource packets below.
Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  1st Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of Tricking Treat 1st Grade Edition. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: The Case The Tricking Treat
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  3rd Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  4th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  5th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  6th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  7th Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat  8th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Reading Mystery: The Haunting Hat
The Haunting Hat has been stolen by someone, which has given the thief the power to turn into a candystealing ghost! Set in Tale Town, an original story that incorporates fractured fairy tales and characters into the mystery.
Print, copy, and this activity is ready to be solved! It comes with a video hook too. Your students will be practicing skills in: Reading  Comprehension  Spelling  Rhyming words  Proper and common nouns  Character Traits  Critical Thinking  Writing (optional on the mystery declaration sheet) I've added a BEdition to the resource packet too, along with optional word banks for the vocabulary puzzles. These options are ideal for differentiation.
Which Witch? Is another option to use for Halloween due to its theme. This particular mystery focuses on reading comprehension and homophones, as students solve which witch turned Fred into the Frog Prince!
Halloween Reading Mystery Activity: Once Upon a Crime, Haunting Hat!
$4.50
Halloween Reading Mystery: Once Upon A Crime, the Haunting Hat (Teaching Resource  Worksheets pdf + Video Hook) Grade Suitability: 2nd, 3rd, 4th (This varies depending on the reading ability of students. Some guidance may be required for younger students.) Your students will have fun solving this mystery while learning skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning! EASY PREP Teaching Resource, just print and solve! Apart from printing paper and a screen to view the video hook, no additional materials are required to set this activity up in the classroom or at home. Which Witch? Homophones and Comprehension Reading Mystery Activity
$4.50
Reading Mystery: Once Upon A Crime, Which Witch? (Teaching Resource  Worksheets pdf + Video Hook) Grade Suitability: 2nd, 3rd, 4th (This varies depending on the reading ability of students. Some guidance may be required for younger students.) Your students will have fun solving this mystery while learning skills in reading, comprehension, homophones, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning! EASY PREP Teaching Resource, just print and solve! Apart from printing paper and a screen to view the video hook, no additional materials are required to set this activity up in the classroom or at home. Distance Learning Update: I've added a Word Document within the folder that contains a Google Doc link to share this resource with your students via Google Classroom or Drive. Escape Monster Mansion Math Quest
An Escape room feel in an easy print, copy, and go format! Students work through the worksheets in a chapter by chapter story line. Based on some decisions in the final chapter, students can end up with one of four alternative endings. Will it be a good or bad ending?
Lots of math AND reading is involved throughout this math quest activity. A video hook is also provided for this resource to set the stage to engage!
Three differentiated levels are included in the one pack! You can even same chapter swap between levels to tailor the math involved.
Escape Monster Mansion Math Quest Activity (Differentiated Levels Included)
$7.95
Escape from Monster Mansion Math Review Activity! Send your students on an epic Math Quest with this scary story “Escape Monster Mansion.” NO PREP, just print and go! This is a fun activity to do to get some extra math practice in or for early finishers. With six exciting chapters to work through, students can end up with one of four possible endings. This is an ideal math activity for enrichment, early finishers, sub tub or to just add a bit of extra fun to math review time. EASY, MEDIUM, and HARD worksheet versions included! Literacy Mysteries
I have a couple of literacy mysteries in my Private Eye CSI range that, due to the theme, would be great for a reading activity around Halloween. These activities require students to think like real detectives as they read, comprehend, make inferences, and solve the case.
The Case of the Wacky Wand  Literacy Mystery
$4.00
Make learning fun with this Literacy Mystery: Case of The Wacky Wand! Students must read through the information given to solve what has happened to Larry the Wizard's wand! Easy prep! Just Print & Solve! OR NEW Google Docs option to save paper! NEW  Distance Learning Update: I've added a Word Document within the folder that contains a Google Doc link to share this resource with your students via Google Classroom or Drive. Parts of the pages are editable so that your students can complete without having to print the pages. Please note, you will need to make a copy of the Google Slides to your drive before you can edit. This ELA Teaching Resources TARGETS:  Reading  Making Inferences  Comprehension  Main Idea  Vocabulary (Definitions)  Drawing Conclusions  Analyzing Text for Clues  Critical Thinking The Case of the Grumpy Ghost  CSI Literacy Mystery
$4.00
This Halloween Private Eye CSI Literacy Mystery will require your students to read the text carefully, make inferences, collect evidence, and unlock clues to solve the Case of the Grumpy Ghost. NO PREP required, print and go!Everything that you need for this activity is in the download; all you need is paper to print and pencils to write! Great for Halloween, but can be used anytime of the year too. TARGETS  Reading  Comprehension  Making Inferences  Main Idea  Definitions  Drawing Conclusions  Analyzing Text for Clues  Finding and Analyzing Evidence  Critical Thinking Easy prep! Just Print & Solve! OR NEW Google Docs option to save paper! Halloween Math Projects
These math projects are easy to set up. All you will need to do is print, copy and form into a booklet (staple together), and your students have a project that will require them to apply a variety of skills. Check out the details in each to learn more.
My Spooky store is ideal for lower elementary students. My Magical Bakery is more challenging and is ideal for upper elementary students. My Spooky Store Math Project
$3.00
This Halloween Math Project, My Spooky Store, is fun way to practice a variety of math skills in a real world context! Students will work through area, graphing and money. Easy to prep for you! Plus, it's a fun way for your kids to do math too! This particular project is easier and simpler than my other math projects, making it ideal if you want something shorter to work through. Two versions provided  One is with Customary/Imperial units and the other uses Metric units for the pages where measurement is involved. My Magical Bakery Math Project
$5.00
This Math Project: My Magical Bakery is a level progression projectbased learning resource. It incorporates a range of math skills, as well as literacy and critical thinking skills. Engage and motivate your students by allowing them to make choices and apply a variety of math skills to progress through each of the 10 levels! Easy to prep for you! Plus, it's a fun way for your kids to do math too! Potion Groceries
This Potion Groceries activity is a great theme for a math warmup task or to add to your math centers!
FREE to download.
Potion Groceries  Math WarmUp Activity or Math Center Task
$0.00
Your kids will love working with the idea of potions to do a bit of math! In this free download, you will be given printable worksheets that students can complete the task on. Check out the preview images for some ideas and suggestions to make the activity more exciting. You can read more about it in this blog post. Halloween Word Problem Prompt Cards
Use this set of 30 Halloween themed prompt cards to get your students writing their own math word problems!
Print, laminate your cards, and you have a set ready to go for Halloween themed word problems! You can learn more about implementing this activity in this blog post. This resource is FREE to download. Halloween Math Word Problem Prompt Cards  FREE
$0.00
These Halloween 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own spooky math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades. HOW TO USE Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Halloween math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly! CLICK HERE to learn more about using this resource on my blog. Halloween miniMystery Logic Puzzle
Looking for something to challenge your early finishers around Halloween? Or perhaps an activity to keep handy for when you have a few minutes to spare before the bell goes?
This Halloween mystery logic puzzle activity helps develop logical and deductive reasoning skills in a fun way! Great exercise for the brain! FREE to download! Halloween Writing Prompts
Get your students writing a spooky story with this easy print and go Halloween Writing Activity! There are four writing prompts on the worksheet for your students to choose from.
FREE to download. The Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns Math Mystery
Another fun math mystery activity with a different story and case to solve! The Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns also comes with a video hook to set the stage to engage!
Available in resource packets for grades 1  6.
Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns  1st Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Review Math Mystery Activity: the Case of Jumpy JackOLanterns 1st Grade Edition. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub.
EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns  2nd Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns  3rd Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns  4th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns  5th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Jumpy JackOLantern. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns  6th Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of the Jumpy JackOLanterns. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween DIGITAL Math Mystery: The Case of the Halloween Heist
Your students can play the Case of The Halloween Heist in a digital game format. This resource is designed to be played on any device with an Internet connection. This is ideal for classrooms trying to reduce paper usage.
Mystery meets escape room with this style of digital game. Your students will need to discover passwords at the end of each clue in order to access the next clue. Your Teacher copy will contain all links and passwords. Implementation Suggestion: Turn it into a competition to see who can solve the mystery first in your classroom OR set a timer with a limit that everyone must aim to beat to solve the case (or single clue if you prefer to break it up into smaller chunks). __________________________________________________ TRY CLUE 1 from LEVEL 1 FREE to see if it works on your device. >>CLICK HERE<<to access CLUE 1 from the LEVEL 1 version The Password is spooky124  Read more about this resource in this >> blog post <<. The Case of the Halloween Heist in Paper Math Mystery Format
If you still prefer the printable math mysteries, I'm rolling out the Case of the Halloween Heist in paper format too. Currently the following grade editions are available below:
Halloween Math Mystery Game Activity  Halloween Heist  1st Grade Edition
$4.00
Halloween Review Math Mystery Activity: the Case of Halloween Heist 1st Grade Edition. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery Activity  2nd Grade Edition  The Case of the Halloween Heist
$4.00
Halloween Review Math Mystery Activity: the Case of Halloween Heist 2ndGrade Edition. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Math Mystery Activity  3rd Grade Edition  Case of the Halloween Heist
$4.00
Halloween Review Math Mystery Activity: the Case of Halloween Heist 3rd Grade Edition. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, earlyfinisher or the subtub. EASY PREP, print and solve! Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case! Halloween Word Search
Kids love word searches, and this Halloween themed one will be great to fill in those spare minutes! Keep earlyfinishers occupied or keep the class focused until the bell rings with this easy printable worksheet.
FREE to download!
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