Tag Archives: Halloween

Worth Repeating: Two New Children’s Books for Halloween Reviewed in the New York Times – ‘Crankenstien’ and ‘Zombelina’

[Source:  The New York Times] For parents, the scariest thing about Halloween is the lurking question: When kids choose their Halloween costumes, are they choosing their alter egos — or revealing their true selves? In two new picture books, “Crankenstein,” … Continue reading


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Free Downloadable Halloween Pumpkins Matching Cards Game

[Source:  Childhood 101] What makes a memory matching game such a great game for kids? It has simple rules, is easy to play, requires just a set of matching game cards, and is great for developing visual discrimination skills…. especially … Continue reading


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Target, Disney Expand Costume Options For Those With Special Needs

[Source: Disability Scoop] With Halloween fast approaching, some major retailers are dramatically expanding the costume choices for kids and adults with disabilities. Target and Disney are introducing a slew of new costumes with special accessibility features such as open backs … Continue reading


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SLP Freebie: Halloween Signs/Cards for Children with Expressive Language Needs

[Source:  Let’s Talk Speech & Language] Halloween is rapidly approaching! It got me thinking about my preschoolers with apraxia and other expressive language deficits. What can be done for the children who are unable to say “Trick or Treat?” A brief chat with … Continue reading


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OT/PT Activity of the Week: Spider Web Scavenger Hunt for Halloween

[Source:  Hands on As We Grow] With Halloween only days away, my kids are asking me every day how much longer until Halloween. We’ve been doing lots of fun activities around Halloween themes. I really should have done a Halloween countdown! … Continue reading


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