Monstrous List of Monster Activities

My daughter has been talking a lot about monsters these days.  Sometimes because she’s scared of them, but most of the time because she’s fascinated by them. So she and I sat down with Pinterest the other day and last week’s Love to Learn Linky to find us some monsters. She told me what looked fun and here’s The Babe’s Monster Mash Master List of Monster Play Ideas!  It’s Monstrous!  And keep reading for this weeks installment of the Love to Learn Linky.  {This post contains affiliate links.}

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Monster Themed Learning Printables

First up are the educational ones monsters ready to teach your little monsters something :)Monster Printables Left Brain Craft Brain

Monster Themed Sensory Play

Then comes the messy monsters.  I think these are the ones The Babe always blames for her toys being left out…Monster Sensory Play Left Brain Craft Brain

Monster Themed Crafts

Fuzzy monsters and some scary monsters, but all fun to make.  Let’s hear it for monster crafts!Monster Crafts Left Brain Craft Brain

Monster Themed Food

Here are some monster snacks for when your little monster need something to tide them over until dinner or deserve a sweet treat.
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Monster Themed Books

Saving my favorite for last…  Monster books!!  I can’t get enough of them.  Let me know in the comments if I’ve missed some of your favorites!Monster Books Left Brain Craft Brain

  • One of our house’s favorite books is Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley.
  • Tickle Monster by Josie Bissett {affiliate} is a great book to get you and your kiddo giggling.
  • The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson tells the story of a scary imaginary monster that helps out a little mouse.
  • For a book to go along with your Googly Monster Math Window Clings, check out Monster Math by Anne Miranda.

Be sure to check out the other features this week:

Not So Scary Halloween Ideas from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Fall Math Activities from Totschooling

Pumpkin Learning Activities for Preschoolers from One Time Through

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Now it’s time for some more links!  I hope you’ll join me and a few of my friends for a fun and educational linky party.

Bloggers, share your posts every Thursday and watch as we round them up and share them all over the place.  Almost anything goes, we’re just hoping your activities teach kids (or us!) something (science, art, cooking, behavior, crafting, parenting etc…).

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  Anne is an ex-engineer, current stay-at-home mama writing about crafty ways to encourage creativity (and brain power!) in our kids.  Each of her projects gives kids the chance to learn about a new subject and do something crafty at the same time.


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Totschooling ( Viviana is a blogging mom to a toddler and a preschooler, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds.


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Katie combines creativity, play, and learning for the perfect mishmash of fun activities that keep kiddos entertained throughout the day. She wholeheartedly believes in the power of play and feels that all activities naturally provide a fun way to learn.


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One Time Through ( Sue is an Elementary School Teacher currently on leave to be at home with her preschooler son.  She shares ideas for connecting and learning with kids through meaningful, play-based activities that nurture curiosity and creativity.


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11 thoughts on “Monstrous List of Monster Activities”

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  2. Wow Anne! What a great collection. Onetime has just started talking about “monsters”, but so far they haven’t appeared in the bedroom at night yet. Whew! I’m sure that’s coming soon! Love these fun ideas.

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