Everybody knows about the classic fear of the monster living under your bed, but did you know that monsters are actually adorable and helpful? It’s true! There are so many ways a monster theme can help our kids learn and grow that I just had to collect them from all over to share with you!
As parents and teachers, we know how hard it can be to get kids interested in learning sometimes. One thing I’ve found is that laughter isn’t only the best medicine, it’s a great learning tool too!
These silly monster activities are sure to get your kids having fun and laughing in no time, and some of them are secretly great educational games! No matter if you’re looking to learn or just have a good time, these 20 scary fun monster activities can guarantee your family has a “roaring” good time!
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20 Scary Fun Monster Activities
Monster Sensory Activities
This spooky Monster Sensory Bottle is so fun for kids to look at, but be careful, this one might look right back at them!
Nothing is more fun than ooey-gooey slime! This Googley Eye Monster Slime is the perfect messy craft!
This Monster Slime Sensory Writing Tray is so easy to set up, and is a great way for kids to learn their writing basics!
This slippery slimy feeling Monster Sensory Tub is so much fun, even the parents will want to dig around in it!
Monster Learning Activities
This Monster Kinetic Sculpture is a fun monster craft and great learning tool all in one. Kids will learn engineering basics while they play!
Learning to count doesn’t have to be boring! These Monster Counting Cards are a great way to add some silliness to education!
Help kids learn emotions and their importance with this Monstrous Emotions Printable activity!
This simple Engineering Monster Craft will have kids building their own crazy monsters from cupcake liners! Just make sure they don’t fall over!
Learning letters and numbers has never been this silly! This Monster Alphabet Game has kids learning to say their ABCs and learning to count too!
With just some play dough and basic craft supplies, your kids can learn numbers! This Play Dough Monster Numbers Activity is so much fun!
This adorable monster is here to help your kids learn their sight words! Just one look at this Monster Munch Sight Word Eater will have you crafting your own in no time!
Learn patterns with this Monster Matching Game! Kids will learn to sort monsters by any number of categories, recognizing the patterns in their appearances.
Counting has never been so much fun! This Googly Eye Monster Number Match activity is an excellent way to teach numbers!
Other Monster Fun
Using only bag clips and pom poms, this Monster Munch Fine Motor Activity is an excellent frugal way to practice fine motor skills!
Play dough is such a versatile tool for kids. This Monster Play Dough Invitation is a great way to let kid’s imagination soar!
Practice those fine motor skills with these Feed The Monster Clothespin Puppets! These are such a creative idea!
Sometimes drawing monsters just isn’t enough. That’s where this Build A Monster Printable set comes in! Kids will have a blast picking monster parts for their creations!
If you’ve never tried Blow Painting, this is the craft for you! It’s so easy to set up, and kids love using straws to blow paint around on the page!
Make your very own Shape Monster with this awesome craft! Kids will spend hours making monsters, this one is great for parties!
A new monster twist on a classic children’s toy! Learn about shapes to help Feed Hungry Shape Monsters!
MORE MONSTER FUN WITH PRINTABLE MONSTER THEME LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
The full Monster Theme Lesson Plan Pack also includes:
1) Monster Calendar (or general number) Cards
2) Uppercase Monster Letter Cards
3) Lowercase Monster Letter Cards
4) Color Matching Monster Mats and Activity Pieces
5) Counting Monster Mats (1-10)
6) Roll and Count Monster Math Game Boards (6 versions)
7) Feed the Monster Templates
8) Monster Munchies Beginning Sound Cards
9) Number Cubes (6 versions) for Monster Math Activities
10) Roll-A-Monster Creative Art Activity Pieces and Game Cube
11) Monsters’ Healthy Choices Recording Sheet
12) Monster Hourse Beginning Sound Sort
13) Monster Number Cards(0-35)
14) Where Do Monsters Live Book Making Guide and Printable Pages
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