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Halloween is approaching! If you’d like to engage the kids in some Halloween fun that doesn’t involve candy or costumes, my free Halloween Bingo game may be just the thing you need!
In fact, playing Halloween Bingo can be quite educational. They learn to listen well, match pictures, and read words (if they are old enough).
And did you know that playing Bingo can help children develop their executive functioning skills? Executive functioning skills are controlled by the frontal cortex of the brain, and they are integral to the development of important skills such as impulse control. (We all want our kids to exhibit better impulse control, right?)
Changing up the rules each time you play Halloween Bingo is a great way to give kids’ executive functioning skills a workout. For example, the first time kids need to get a straight line to win. The next time kids need to get the four corners to win. The next time kids need to fill in all squares to win. Mixing it up like this will help kids develop flexibility in their thinking.
Note: For more Halloween printables, see my Halloween Activities for Kids page.
My Halloween Bingo game printable features a total of 10 different playing cards. Here is a sneak peak at the first six:
And here is a sneak peak at the calling cards used for playing:
You can play blackout Bingo, four corners Bingo, or line Bingo with these cards. But no matter how you play, I encourage you to make it fun! Kids – and adults too! – learn best when they are having fun!
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More Halloween resources
More Halloween printables from Gift of Curiosity:
- Halloween Printables Pack
- Jack-o-Lantern Printables Pack
- Halloween Do-a-Dot Printables
- Halloween Sudoku
- Halloween Search Games
- Pumpkin Outlines