10 Monster Learning Activities for Kids

These monster learning activities will get kids’ attention. From shape and color activities for toddlers and preschoolers, to an Monster ABC order activity for elementary kiddos, there’s something for everyone. Whether it’s Halloween or not, a monster theme is lots of fun.


Monster Learning Activities

This first group is bright and colorful. Don’t you love googly eyes?!


Monster Finger Puppets from I Can Teach My Child – Make one of these to work on all sorts of monster learning activities: color recognition, one-to-one correspondence, language, and whatever else you can come up with. There’s a cute song there you can sing with it too.

Monster Science Experiment from Artsy Momma is a fun baking soda and vinegar reaction. She’s worked out all the details for you.

Roll a Monster from Happy Brown House – perfect for reading a few simple body part words and following directions

Monsters Sorting Game from The Imagination Tree – a fun way to work on shapes and visual discrimination with toddlers and preschoolers.

This next group has some serious learning behind the fun. Even that little toilet paper roll monster is all about fine motor skills.



Monster Counting Cards from Playdough to Plato – an adorable free printable. Kids count out the number of googly eyes shown on each card.

Fine Motor Monsters from Pleasantest Thing – for kids who need to work on fine motor skills, this monster activity may motivate them!

Monster Mumbles Phonics Game from A Little Pinch of Perfect – a free printable for practicing letter sounds, CVC words (consonant-vowel-consonant), and CVC word families.

ABC Order Monster Sort from my Teachers Pay Teachers store. I also have a smaller, free version that you can try out: ABC Order Monster Freebie



And finally, here are two more highly engaging monster learning activities:


Monster Dice Match from the Measured Mom – children roll dice and match up to the spaces on the free printable. This would be a fun way to work on number recognition, counting, and subitizing up to 6.

M is for Monster Craft & Activity from Totschooling – a monster that makes practicing letter sounds fun.


If you’re looking for more kid-friendly ideas for Halloween, my friends in the Unit Study roundup group may have something for you:

 Crafts, Food & Fun

Spooky Footprint Haunted House Craft from Play Dough & Popsicles

Halloween Tree | A Fall Nature Craft for Kids from FrogMom

Halloween Movies Not Scary from iGameMom

Pumpkin fairy house from The Usual Mayhem

Gruesome Nibbles from Tales of Education at Home

Math & Science

Halloween number game from Adventures of Adam

Free Tarantula and Spider Do-a-Dot Printables (Montessori-Inspired Instant Downloads) from Living Montessori Now

Gross and Jiggly Halloween Jello Worms: A STEM Activity for Kids from Schooling a Monkey

Halloween Chemistry Ideas from Planet Smarty Pants

Reading & Early Literacy

Halloween Board Books from The Jenny Evolution

Halloween Read and Play from My Storytime Corner

Halloween Phonics Worksheet -Color by Letter from Mrs. Karle’s Sight and Sound Reading

Halloween Preschool Printables from Living life and learning

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10 monster themed learning activities, including this fun ABC Sort.


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