The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky Activities

Add a dash of eerily engaging academics to your read-aloud with our The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky activities that pair hauntingly well with your Novel Effect app for a bewitching read-aloud experience. 

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9 pages

Grades PreK-5


Get ready to haunt-ify your read-alouds with our frightfully fantastic Good, the Bad, and the Spooky activities! Designed with devilish detail for elementary trick-or-treaders, this digital download delivers a candy bucket of creative Halloween activities. 

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

  • design a costume for the main character—turn this into a puppet to re-enact the story or create a bulletin board! 
  • collaborate with others to play charades. 
  • brainstorm and rank their favorite candies. 
  • reflect on and respond to writing prompts and open-ended questions.

Don’t let the chance to trick-or-treatify your tale-telling tumble away—the Good, the Bad, and the Spooky  activities will make your read-aloud a haunt!

💙 As you reach for read-alouds that’ll amplify the joy, venture down the trick-or-treat path with more of our delicious book activities!

💙 Sweeten your storytelling stash with our The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky activities, and then pair them with the eerie echoes in your Novel Effect app. 

About the Book

Halloween is the Bad Seed’s favorite holiday of the year. But what’s a seed to do when he can’t find a show-stopping costume for the big night? Postpone trick-or-treating for everyone, of course! Can he get a costume together in time, or will this seed return to his baaaaaaaaad ways? 

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