13 Halloween Science Activities Inspired by a Book

Potions, ghosts, eerie sounds, and spooky science. This collection of Halloween science activities inspired by a book is full of fun and fright. Amazon affiliate links are included in this post. Click on the picture of the book.

Halloween science activities inspired by children's books

Halloween Science Activities Inspired by a Book

What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen by Nick Sharratt

Practice making observations and try out some ingredients from what’s in the witch’s kitchen with a tasting lab from Inspiration Laboratories.

Make a ghost balloon fly through the air at Reading Confetti.

Create a sensory box inspired by the witch’s ingredients from Baby Toddler Book Club

These Halloween sensory discovery bottles from Fun at Home with Kids would be perfect for a witch’s kitchen. Check out the Spiderweb Discovery Bottle and the Glowing Centipede Discovery Bottle.

The Foggy Foggy Forest by Nick Sharratt

Learn how to create sun prints from Rainy Day Mum.

Explore shadows with Halloween shadow puppets from One Perfect Day.

How does fog form? Make a cloud in a jar to find out.

Make ghost bubbles (with fog inside) with instructions from Gift of Curiosity.

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

This potion making activity from Inspiration Laboratories combines science and sensory play.

Learn about frogs and make a croaking frog craft from Preschool Powol Packets.

Click, Clack, Boo! by Doreen Cronin

Make a sound effects box to go along with the story like Cutting Tiny Bites.

Try a spooky sounds experiment from One Time Through.

Make your own eerie sounds device with these instructions from Science Sparks.

What are your favorite Halloween science activities?