Creepy Carrots Activities

Plant seeds of excitement with our Creepy Carrots activities! From fang-tastic fractions to spellbinding story sequencing, it’s a treat for both ELA and Math skills that’ll have your little ghouls howling for more!

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71 pages

Grades PreK-5


Ready to root for some rad resources? Our Creepy Carrots activities are packed to the patch with printable perfection! We’ve curated creep-tacular crafts and lessons that complement your Creepy Carrots read-aloud. Get your paws on these Halloween activities that will make your read-aloud riotously fun and rigorously educational. 

The Creepy Carrots activities cover a cauldron full of skills, all carefully conjured to complement your curriculum. For English Language Arts, we’ve got you covered from A to Z-ombie: defining story vocabulary, sequencing, character analysis, personification and perspective. The templates and prompts encourage your young ghouls to apply their writing wizardry, reading comprehension, and have them munching on every word like a pack of trick-or-treaters on a candy quest.

But don’t ghost math! We’ve got that covered, too! Counting carrots up to 10 is like a piece of candy corn. Plus, word problems offer layers of learning—from simple addition and subtraction to regrouping, multiplication, and division. Want to fence in some more fun? Students will determine the perimeter of different enclosures. 

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • Design a new creepy snack.
  • Sequence the story.
  • Define story vocabulary.
  • Write sentences with story vocab.
  • Write character traits.
  • Answer comprehension questions.
  • Analyze the characters.
  • Explore personification and perspective.
  • Apply Writing Skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • Practice Reading Comprehension with discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • Engage in Social Skills with whole group prompts and activities.
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills with coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • Count carrots up to 10.
  • Answer word problems that include simple addition and subtraction, regrouping with addition and subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Determine the perimeter of different enclosures.
  • Participate in a role play.
  • Use digital tools to practice reading comprehension.
  • Write fan-fiction stories.

So, whether it’s ELA enchantment or Math magic, our Halloween activities ensure your monstrous readers will be spellbound!

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About the Book and Soundscape

In this Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Jasper Rabbit loves carrots--especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them on the way to school, Little League, and walking home. Until the day the carrots follow him...or are they? Celebrated artist Peter Brown's stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold's text in this hilarious picture book. It shows it's all fun and games...until you get too greedy. Kids and grownups fall in love with this soundscape. Kids adore hearing from the creepy carrots, and grownups giggle when they hear the subtle musical nod to horror movie classics.

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