Creepy Crayon! Activities

Unearth classroom chills and thrills with our Creepy Crayon activities! From eerie worksheets to bewitching crafts, it’s the ultimate companion to spine-tingling read-alouds and Halloween activities.

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73 pages

Grades PreK-5


Learning is in for a treat. No tricks! Add a splash of spellbinding spookiness to your read-aloud with our Creepy Crayon activities! Perfectly paired with our spine-tingling soundscape, this downloadable delight is bursting with boo-tiful worksheets, wickedly wonderful crafts, and ghoulish games that’ll make your read-alouds roar! Great for Halloween activities or any day you’re in the mood for a little eerie education.

This comprehensive concoction serves up a smorgasbord of skills, all wrapped up in one spine-tingling bundle. Students will dive deep into literacy by analyzing characters, writing sentences with story vocabulary, illustrating the tale’s twist, and conjuring up their own creepy crayons. From practicing alliteration to absorbing the story’s moral, these activities have it all!

But wait, there’s more—and it’s all math-tastically marvelous! They’ll count and measure like meticulous monsters using standard and non-standard units. In addition, they’ll tackle tantalizing word problems involving percentages and fractions, and make eerily accurate estimations.

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

  • create new types of crayons.
  • illustrate and write about the story’s solution.
  • write character traits.
  • analyze Jasper Rabbit.
  • write sentences with story vocabulary.
  • write about the story’s lesson.
  • define story vocabulary.
  • practice alliteration.
  • complete a creepy crayon writing craft.
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • practice reading comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills with whole group prompts and activities.
  • develop fine motor skills through coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • count within 5, 10, 20, and 50.
  • measure images with nonstandard units.
  • practice estimation.
  • measure images in centimeters and inches.
  • estimate length.
  • solve word problems containing percentages.
  • shade in fractions.
  • solve fraction word problems.
  • use digital tools to check reading comprehension.

It’s a whole cauldron of educational magic, perfect for mixing literacy and math! Don’t ghost on this chance to download your Creepy Crayon activities now and start casting your classroom enchantments today!

💙Hungry for more haunts that mix learning with lurking? Level up your read-alouds with these fang-tastically fun activities!

💙 Once you’ve decked out your downloads with our Creepy Crayon activities, sync them up with the spine-chilling symphony of sounds inn your Novel Effect app for a read-aloud that’s truly spine-tingle-tastic! 

About the Book and Soundscape

Jasper and his sinister crayon are the focus of Aaron Reynolds’ third book in his spooky series. Jasper is struggling in school. Then he finds the perfect crayon! In the beginning, Jasper is excited to discover that his new crayon will help him succeed in school. As soon as he finds the crayon everywhere, he starts to change his mind. Is there a way for Jasper to get rid of this creepy crayon before it completely takes over his life? ​​When you read Creepy Crayon! with Novel Effect, you can feel the book’s balance between scary and funny aspects. It contains a number of nods to the horror genre that is kid-friendly. Fast-paced jazz lightens up the mood as well. 

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