Top 7 Halloween Apps for Students

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Time for some spooktacular fun during this Halloween season! Here are 7 good Halloween apps to use with kids and young learners to engage them in immersive Halloween-inspired learning experiences. The apps provide interactive games, puzzles, engaging stories, and creative activities to try out in class or at home.  The purpose is to create out of this beautiful occasion a learning opportunity to grow their skills and develop their literacy competencies. You can also check this list of the 10 Halloween Books I recommend for teachers and parents.

top 7 halloween apps for students

Design your own Halloween-themed city the way you want. Populate it with your favourite Halloween characters including: witches, vampire, pumpkins, mummies, zombies, monster plants, and many more. "Try different cross-breeds of the characters and be amazed to see the results. Collect coins to level up and unlock more items. Take pictures of your city and share it with your friends. Download one of the most favorite halloween based games out there now!"

iClassics brought the classic American tale, Legend of Sleepy Hollow to life using interaction, animations, and illustrations. Some of the main features of the app include: 80 sound effects, 67 animations, 50 interactive scenes, 53 minute soundtrack 52 illustrations and more. Students can use the table of contents to easily jump to any page in the book. They can also use the Memory pages to bookmark their pages and more.

In this interactive Ebook, kids join the Berenstain Bears as they prepare for the Bear Country School's halloween ghost walk.Students can record their own narration to personalize the story. As they engage with book, students will get to develop key literacy skills and learn new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures, and many more. 

4- Weirdwood Manor (Ages 9-11)

This is a story of 3 kids each of one them has marvellous skills. Oliver, the orphan kid, is skilled at drawing; Celia is a gifted writer, and Eugene loves making gadgets. "The children win a trip to Weirdwood Manor to meet their reclusive hero — the eccentric writer and inventor, Arthur Weirdwood. Naturally, there’s also a robot butler, a ghost boy who haunts the Manor, and a librarian with more than a couple secrets of her own to hide." The purpose of the story is to 'to inspire children to celebrate their uniqueness, recognize their talents, and embrace their imagination.'

This is an excellent Halloween Art game which allows kids to engage in creative drawing experiences. The "app comes with 30+ tutorials that walk you through the process step-by-step, or allows you to draw a car freely as you wish. You can decorate the car with thirteen different colors.Other add-ons include 25 sets of tires that can be customized in size and spacing, a lots halloween-theme stickers and lights for more flair. Once You are happy with their vehicle, you can then use it on one of 21 roads. Each road is a mini game and there are spooky obstacles to watch out for along the way!"

Another immersive and interactive game where kids et to dress in their favourite Halloween character, carve a pumpkin and join their peers as they trick-or-treat. Some of its main features include: numerous combinations to design  your own Halloween-themed costume and character; includes sounds and music from the 1966 animated classic; it supports word and note highlighting,  hear individual words spoken with a single click, an integrated bookmarking feature to easily jump to any page in the book, and many more.

StoryToys is full of spooktacular activities and games. As kids explore the haunted house, they get to meet monsters, play games, and work on challenges to win 'spooktastic badges and stars'.  Some of its features include: play aerial tag with flying dragons and grisly goblins; bat away flying balls of slimy goo as the monsters go wild!; test your memory with a monstrous game of matching pairs; spot 10 hidden pumpkins as you search for the Haunted House on a dark and stormy night...and more.