It’s not such an easy task to find books that ESL kids can benefit from! These Halloween Books for Kids in an ESL setting will get your kiddos READING!
Halloween Books for Kids in ESL Setting – Must See Easy Reads!
- Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! This storybook will have your kids reading and giggling.
From the author: It’s Halloween in the meadow, and the beloved, classic, and New York Times bestselling feathered friends Duck & Goose are ready for trick-or-treating!”
2. How to Catch a Monster. This book has a clever rhyming nature to it which ESL students need as they work on their phonological awareness and pronunciation.
From the author: “Get ready to laugh as a young ninja heads into the closet to meet the monster that’s been so scary night after night! But what if things aren’t what they seem and our monster isn’t scary at all? What if our ninja hero is about to make a friend of strangest sort?”
3. Goodnight Goon: a Petrifying Parody. A great classic!
From the author: “A beloved classic gets a kind-hearted send up in this utterly monsterized parody; energetic art and a hilarious text will have kids begging to read this again and again.”
4. Ten Timid Ghosts (Read With Me Paperbacks). A great learn to count book for beginning readers! Must have.
5. One, Two…Boo! A great interactive reader – kids will be able to interact with the flaps on the pages too.
6. Monster Parade (Step into Reading). A great little beginning reader for Halloween.
7. The Spooky Cabin (PAW Patrol) (Step into Reading).
From the author: “Halloween is here! It’s time for all the neighborhood children to put on their costumes, march in a Halloween parade, have fun at a party, and head out for some trick-or-treating. This exuberantly rhymed celebration of Halloween includes two sheets of stickers.”
A great little book to introduce ESL kids to Halloween!
9. The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost: An Otto & Uncle Tooth Adventure (Step into Reading).
From the author: ” there a ghost loose in Boogle Bay? Young Otto the alligator and his Uncle Tooth find out in a funny, high-spirited whodunit for beginning readers.”
From the author: “Little Witch wants to go to school just like her friends, but her mother thinks she should stay home and learn from her witchy aunts. Mother Witch finally agrees to let Little Witch go, but only if she promises to be very, very bad. It’s a wild ride on a broomstick that kids won’t soon forget!”
Most of these titles also have the Kindle edition – so you can choose to get a digital version and the kids could read them on their tablets or iPads!
Fun Halloween Rhymes for Kids
These rhymes will help your kids develop their phonological skills while using a fun Halloween theme!
From the author: Witch is Out by Farmees is a nursery rhymes channel for kindergarten children.These kids songs are great for learning alphabets, numbers, shapes, colors and lot more.
Witch is Out by Farmees:
A fun story rhyme (especially for ESL kids).
From the author: Halloween nursery rhyme Just 5 days to Halloween and yet our dear kindergarten friends ‘ the Schoolies’ just don’t seem to understand what Halloween is all about! In this scary nursery rhyme they’re scared out of the wits by the stories of the dark! Yes, a story which makes all the Halloween monsters, zombies and more come alive. They run from them to their preschool but we children know that there is no escape from such things on Halloween night!
Teach Halloween Spelling Words with this FUN Video!
Kids will learn to spell all their favorite spooky Halloween words!
More Unmissable Halloween Activities!
Pick up your Alphabet Formation Activity Freebies!
Trick or Treat your kids into learning Number Recognition from A Plus Teaching Resources!
Kindergarten Halloween Centers for ESL Learners – Pick up your freebies!
Treat your students to alphabet formation activities and centers!