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Spooky Movies and Books for Preschoolers

Spooky Movies and Books for Preschoolers at Kids 'R' Kids Missouri City, preschool, daycare, childcare, learning academy

Everyone has a favorite Halloween movie—it’s time to share this love with your preschooler and help them find their favorite as well. Pop some popcorn, grab some candy corn, and enjoy some time with your little one with these spooky stories.


It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!–Children love Charlie Brown, and your child will love “The Great Pumpkin”. This movie has everything—trick-or-treating, candy, music, and even the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Casper the Friendly Ghost–The Casper movies are a fun option for a Halloween movie marathon! Your preschoolers will feel like Casper is their new best friend and want to go with him on all his spooky adventures.

Halloweentown–A hit from way back in 1998, Halloweentown will have your kiddos wishing they could go to Halloweentown and unlock their magical powers. This Disney movie is sure to thrill children of all ages.


Room on the Broom–Translated into 21 languages and winner of 6 book awards, Room on the Broom will enthrall your preschoolers and have them all wanting to dress up like this kind witch for Halloween.

Peppa’s Halloween Party–If your children love Peppa Pig, they’ll absolutely adore Peppa’s Halloween Party. A great option to read at your own Halloween party, this story about Halloween fun with family and friends will make your Halloween even better.

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything–A true Halloween classic, this book with its interactive sounds and poetic storytelling will captivate your children and inspire them not to be afraid of anything—even on Halloween!

It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse–Your littlest readers will enjoy following Mouse (from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie) on his Pumpkin Day adventure! Your kids will love seeing the different faces carved into the pumpkins! They can even brush up on some counting while they are at it! What kind of pumpkins will Mouse make? 

Happy Halloween, Little Critter–Let’s not forget about our good friend, Little Critter! If you have little ones in your home, chances are, you’ve read a few of Little Critter’s adventures together! If you haven’t, now is a good time to introduce him to your kids! Happy Halloween, Little Critter will take you inside Little Critter’s world for a haunted Halloween party! Ready for the best part? It’s a “lift the flap” book, full of unexpected surprises!  

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