Teacher Resource Calendar

We have compiled our favorite ideas and teaching resources for topics that we talk about on the October field trip.  Each day has adaptations for preschool through 1st grade. 

Every week has a theme!

  • 1st week: Pumpkins

  • 2nd week: Corn

  • 3rd week: Cows

  • 4th week: Three Sisters

And every day of the week has a theme!

  • "Let's Learn about..."  Monday: This is an introduction to the topic of the week.

  • Active Tuesday:  Activities that get kids moving.

  • Scientific Wednesday:  Ideas for science experiments.

  • Mathematics Thursday: Math projects based around the theme of the week.

  • Fun Trivia Friday: Wild facts about the theme of the week.  Prepare to be amazed!

Click on the calendar day to follow a link to additional information, tips, ideas, and more.

Sunday

"Let's learn about..." Monday

Active Tuesday

Scientific Wednesday

Mathematics Thursday

Fun Trivia Friday

Saturday

1
1

Sunflower

2
2

Make a scarecrow

3
3
4
4
5
5

Pumpkins

6
6

Hang some cobwebs around your home

7
7

Keep in touch with family and friends by sending Halloween postcards and cards

8
8

Make a costume with things you already have at home

9
9

Try a Halloween egg hunt

10
10
18
18
19
19

Cows

20
20

Try pumpkin yoga

21
21

Go bobbing for apples

22
22

Make Halloween silhouettes to hang from a window

23
23

Make spooky ice cubes for your drinks

24
24
25
25
26
26

The Three Sisters

27
27

Try some facepainting

28
28

Play Halloween tic-tac-toe

29
29

Play Halloween Madlibs

30
30

Carve a pumpkin

31
31

Happy Halloween!

11
11
12
12

Corn

13
13

Cut open a pumpkin and count the number of seeds inside.

14
14

Bake the pumpkin seeds

15
15

Bake a pumpkin

16
16

Bake something sweet with pumpkin

17
17