Halloween Math Activity & Craft - Build a Haunted House


Printable and Digital Halloween Math Activity

This Halloween math activity lets students shop for parts to decorate their own haunted house! Students will practice counting coins, solving word problems, addition and subtraction, and working within a budget - AND they'll barely know they're doing all of that math because this is such an engaging activity! This includes a printable and digital version in Google Slides, perfect for Halloween distance learning!

This activity would be perfect for second and third grade, and can easily be differentiated to meet needs in fourth grade!


  • Teacher Tips & Instructions for teaching this pack
  • Counting coin task cards: use as an informal assessment to place students for the rest of the project
  • Shop of Spooks: students help out other kids in the store while shopping for their haunted house. The included recording sheet includes thought-provoking questions that will have students counting coins, adding/subtracting money, and problem solving.
  • Haunted House shopping: Differentiated AND editable sheets are offered (you can set your own prices!). Students will shop for their haunted house on a budget (given by the teacher) and add/subtract money accordingly. Extension suggestions are included for this activity!
  • Build a Haunted House: After students have done the math to shop for their haunted house, they can put it together for a festive hallway display.