Wednesday, October 2, 2013

15 Free Spooky HALLOWEEN Apps!

There are SO MANY apps on iTunes, it is quite overwhelming. With it being October most of you think of Halloween. I know I do. So how about some Free apps to get you in the spirit of Halloween. Below you will find 15 Spooky Halloween apps that I found just for you. Go ahead, embrace your spooky side.
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It’s Halloween time and the perfect opportunity to get in the Halloween mood. Do you want to know how many days until Halloween, play scary sounds to frighten your friends, pick the perfect costume, know Halloween trivia? If so, you are in luck.
Whack those zombies from the pumpkin patch, don't hit the kids, and watch out for flying pumpkins! Hit the zombies in this action-packed game, but avoid getting the innocent kids who are just out for some Trick or Treating! Can you whack all the zombies before they start throwing pumpkins back at you? Find out now.
Zombies! Pinball! Put them together and you get... 
good, wholesome, zombie mashing, zombie trashing fun!
Every year, boys and girls all over the world eagerly await Halloween. For on this night, the most mysterious supernatural things occur. These coloring pages depict the main symbols of Halloween, conjuring up all the ancient stories and legends. In coloring these in, your kids will feel the distinctive mood of this mystical night.
Instant Halloween is a fun holiday application to help you scare the pants off of your friends! Use it to create a creepy ambiance, or play scary Halloween sound effects to liven up any situation. This app is best experienced turned up really loud!
Created for the iPad, this free app features 8 different learning games  for kids 
to celebrate Halloween and learn math, spelling, and vocabulary.
 Kids create a scrapbook with various creatures, words, and their own images. Have the students write stories to accompany their books. They can even work in pairs. They can email the scrapbooks to their parents or friends or post on Facebook. Only works on the iPad..
Kids create a jack-o-lantern that lights up after it is carved. Kids can even add spooky stickers to their pumpkin. There are various pumpkins to choose from and backgrounds. Have the students e-mail the e-cards to friends of family members. A follow-up task includes having students get into pairs. Student A describes the pumpkin created. Student B must try to recreate the pumpkin by the verbal description. Make sure the students save the pumpkin to their photo library to compare. You can also have students try to carve their pumpkins in real life after the drawing.
Join Happi and Papi for some Halloween fun in this multiplayer game on one device.  Beat your opponent by launching your spiders into the vortex before he does the same with his pumpkins.  First to reach 10 wins in this 2 player game set at a spooky cute cemetery with a little bit of howling and some squeaky doors.
 Kids create e-cards with various choices in backgrounds, characters, and their own images and text. Have the students e-mail the e-cards to friends of family members.
 Like the famous Talking Tom app, kids speak and an animated skeleton repeats their words in a funny voice. Their messages can be recorded through video and sent to parents in an email. Have the students send Halloween greetings to their families or friends or create a video of them doing a Halloween rap.
 This app provides several word searches. These are divided in levels from easy to difficult. Listen to scary music or your own while you play. There are over 200 puzzles under 3 categories- Halloween, costumes, and treats. This app would be great to encourage students to learn various vocabulary. Try getting the kids to then use the words the find in a story or poem.
Guess the Halloween word and get a pumpkin with treats. 
If you lose the pumpkin is carved then becomes sad.
 Students create zombies and choose from various backgrounds, bodies, clothes, eyes, hairstyles, heads, pair of legs and mouths.  A follow-up task includes having students get into pairs. Student A describes the zombie created. Student B must try to recreate the zombie by the verbal description. Make sure the students save the zombie to their photo library to compare. You can also have your students create stories about their zombies and read them in a circle aloud.
 This book has several features to help kids follow along the story and learn vocabulary. At the end a recipe is given for Roasted Pumpkin seeds, which would be a great reward for a teacher to make with a class after reading a story.


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