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Spooktacular Videos

Accessible Hallowe'en Videos for Monsters and Ghouls of All Ages

Based on Books

Color illustration. Flying owl, wings outstretched.
4 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Color illustration of Mary McScary with a mouse in her pocket and an orange cat with a frightened face peeking out from her side.
8 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration. Purple monster smiles to reveal missing tooth. Holds up tooth in hand. Title card reads, "Epic originals! Scaredy Monster Loses a Tooth. Narrated by Rachel Jacobs. Animation by Ghostbot."
4 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Closeup of Edgar Allan Poe's tombstone with carved raven. Caption. But even Poe's greatest success.
51 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a smiling woman in a darkened space. A light glows behind her. Caption. It grabs me as a human, it grabs me as an anatomist.
The Secret Life of Books
Season 2 / Ep 1
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Animation of a man with long white hair and beard wearing medieval clothing and standing in front of towering sea stacks. Caption. Hast thou, spirit, performed to the point.
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Season 0 / Ep 2
26 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color illustration. An upset Max wears a white wolf onesie in his bedroom. Caption: So he was sent to bed without eating anything.
7 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3

PBS Heebie-Jeebies

Collage of two figures with exaggerated heads wearing Celtic costumes and standing in a field beneath a stormy sky. Bare trees scattered in background.
All About the Holidays
Episode 6
53 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cyberchase cartoon. Jackie dressed in a bright costume, matching sunglasses, and fluffy blue ponytail stands next Digit dressed as a pirate. They are holding 1 foot up like they are about to sprint away. Caption. Hold tight, Matty. We're on our way.
Cyberchase
Season 5 / Ep 1
28 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cyberchase cartoon. Buzz and Delete dressed in red jester costumes stand next to a box on wheels with a large red button on top. Caption. We'll never see those kids again.
Cyberchase
Season 11 / Ep 1
28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Person talking on a cellphone and walking in a dark building with bats hanging from the ceiling. Caption: First of all, if vampires aren't real,
The Magic School Bus
Season 2 / Ep 204
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon of people on the staircase at the entry of a poorly lit large house. Caption: Oh, Well, nobody home. Let's go.
The Magic School Bus
Season 1 / Ep 108
25 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Nate waves his hands as he talks with Edvard Munch's painting called "The Scream" enlarged behind him. Caption. "Yeah, you see yellows, yellow-oranges, and reds."
Artrageous With Nate
Season 0 / Ep 12
10 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Multicultural Macabre

Color illustration of ancient Aztec people honoring loved ones who have passed away. Caption. The Day of the Dead began over 3,000 years ago.
All About the Holidays
Episode 33
1 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Animation of a broom head resting against a brown wall next to a wooden table. Spanish caption. Pis de tortuga, cataplasma que te arruga.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 17
13 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Woman looks peaceful as she leans over candles and skeleton with sombrero. Caption. I think this festival merely gives them more respect for it.
53 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 9
Closeup from the side of a young boy next to an older man with orange flowers in the background. The boy holds a candle next to other lit candles. Caption. I'm sure I'll remember this moment forever.
My Brand New Life
Episode 11
23 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Computer rendering. Half-moon shaped pie surrounded by scattered shapes, like purple squares, orange circles, blue splotches.
9 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
2 Chinese American women talking over flowers. Caption. Oh well, for the Chinese, that's all it takes.
29 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12

Dreadful Drawing

Aerial closeup of 2 hands, the right hand using a black pen to trace over a pencil drawing of a castle with narrow base, 4 turrets, and strange angles.
6 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial closeup of a person's hand touching a pink Post-it note with a doodle of a giant angry cat standing over buildings below.
Drawing With Mr. J
Episode 6
3 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Recently Added
Still image from: How to Draw a Bat for Halloween
9 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial closeup of a hand with a black pen in the midst of drawing an angry cartoon bat on white paper.
1 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial closeup of a hand with a black marker filling in a cat with angry eyes on white paper.
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial closeup of a hand with a black pencil tracing over a pencil drawing of a jack o' lantern on white paper.
2 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial closeup of a hand using a black pencil to sketch a spider's web on white paper.
3 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial closeup of a sheet of white paper with a black pencil drawing a sketch of Frankenstein's face.
8 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
Still image from: How to Draw Happy Halloween in Scary Letters
13 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8

Creepy Classics

Theatrical still of a person wearing robes and dressed as a beast, standing in a modern dining room. The beast gestures out.  Caption. Why, I am the Beast!
57 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Black and white frame of man using a wheelchair and dressed in formal wear while a woman leans on the back of his wheelchair. Suited men are in the background. Caption. Horatio, are you going to allow this vulgarian to browbeat me?
58 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Man, in profile, wears 1600s cap and tunic top. Caption. That the traveler knows not who may be concealed.
42 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Low shot of boy with man standing behind him. Caption. You were spying, weren't you?
31 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white frame of Lon Chaney facing forward in costume as The Hunchback of Notre Dame in the silent movie version.
1 hours 47 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man and woman seated at a table with lit candle. Caption. This is the time when he would come home.
27 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12

Eerie Education

A man in a white lab coat looking into a microscope. Caption: Examination back in the lab can confirm the species of fern.
44 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
2 women sit at a circular table; 1 in mid speech. Table has a cluster of yellow fruit, pomegranate and ginger, bottles and jars in varying heights and widths, bottle of water, and a white product box.
Creative Living With Sheryl Borden
Season 66 / Ep 3
26 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color illustration. Girl sits on her knees looking up at a man with large, elephant-like ears. He reaches towards shelves with small jars and bottles. Caption. Female reader as narrator. Everyone is whizzpopping.
Creative Reading & Writing With Roald Dahl
Episode 2
14 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Outdoor labyrinth made from shrubs. Caption. Which affect us personally, spiritually, and environmentally.
56 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A person's hands fold a single sheet of bright orange paper in half on a white table.
20 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Large number of electric sparks can be seen in a plasma ball.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 6
7 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two pumpkins, one being picked up by a gloved hand. Caption: Gather up the finished fruit, ripe and fully grown.
19 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 6
Closeup of two story stone building. Caption. Than judge an honest woman to be a witch.
23 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Flag with an image of bigfoot on a pole next to a powerline. Caption: The discovery of Bigfoot would cause us to have to say,
1 hours 9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man with short hair named Nate talks to a woman with curly brown hair. They stand in front of elaborate accessories and costumes on hangers. The woman hold up 1 of the hangers with her right hand. Caption. "Where do you get ideas to make this?"
Artrageous With Nate
Season 0 / Ep 24
8 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Nate waves his hands as he talks with Edvard Munch's painting called "The Scream" enlarged behind him. Caption. "Yeah, you see yellows, yellow-oranges, and reds."
Artrageous With Nate
Season 0 / Ep 12
10 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a boy's face. He is raising an eyebrow and glancing off to one side.
15 minutes
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Closeup of a large black spider covered in light brown hair. Caption: (male narrator) For many, tarantulas inspire fear.
Wild Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 138
4 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12

Picture Books

Pastel painting of a calm body of water with a reflection of the moon. Caption. By the silvery light of the Halloween moon!
6 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Illustration of a rabbit eating a carrot, wearing pants and a shirt, sitting in a field of carrots.
9 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Cartoon of witch in profile with green hair, wearing red cap and dress. Caption. Perhaps she should eat the little one too.
16 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration of a blue 3-story house with a blue lawn and sold sign out front. A truck and vehicle are parked next to the house as people move couches and boxes.
10 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Pink monster with 6 smiling mouths and 2 horns wears tan shorts and sits sideways with 1 hand on his left hip and his eyes closed.
8 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Color illustration of Mary McScary with a mouse in her pocket and an orange cat with a frightened face peeking out from her side.
8 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon tree with green leaves and several acorns and a brown squirrel in the leaves. There's a hole in the top of the tree trunk, and a cloud in the blue sky.
Scaredy Squirrel
Episode 1
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Cartoon tree with green leaves and several acorns in the leaves. There's a hole in the top of the tree trunk, and many stars in the sky near a crescent moon.
Scaredy Squirrel
Episode 2
11 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Cartoon. Sylvester at the table, parents leaning over to look at a rock in his hoof. Spanish caption. Uno de sus pasatiempos favoritos.
11 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Painting of wood burning oven with skulls resting on top. Caption. I have room for all of you.
15 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon of a woman in a red dress and white apron, carrying a basket as she walks down the cobblestone path in front of her house. Caption. Sound of crow cawing.
10 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Color illustration. A green crocodile dressed in a woman's jacket and skirt wearing an orange wig and glasses, Mrs. Green written on the chalkboard behind her. Caption. Beams Mrs. Green, wiggling her fingers at him.
8 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration. Pumpkin patch, with bright orange pumpkins and bright green vines. Caption. Rebecca Estelle hated pumpkins!
12 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon of senior man standing in bedroom doorway looking at 2 children in beds. Caption, Well, sleep well.
8 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Color illustration. An upset Max wears a white wolf onesie in his bedroom. Caption: So he was sent to bed without eating anything.
7 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3

Scary Sign Language

Woman signs in front of a color illustration of haunted house with 4 white ghosts peeking out of different places. A witch on a broomstick flies by.
5 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman is signing in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of several kids in costume for Halloween trick or treating. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing in front of an image of bare trees at twilight. Next to her is a cartoon of a little boy in a superhero costume. Text on image reads, "Superhero."
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman signs next to a storybook cover with a small brown mouse peeking out from behind a jack o' lantern. Text on book cover reads, "It's Pumpkin Day, Mouse!"
7 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman is signing in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of a bowl of orange pumpkins. A young boy hugs one, while a small brown dog looks on. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Man signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook with a little boy in red pajamas walking up a ramp into a bed. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of 2 jack o'lanterns, 1 frowning and 1 smiling. Story text appears on screen.
3 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4

Spooky Spanish

Color illustration of black cloud hovering at the edge of a bed with purple and white striped pillow and blue, green and lime patchwork quilt. Spanish caption. Sin embargo era mi monstruo.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 26
12 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Color illustration. Fierce-looking soldier rolls up one sleeve. He stands next to a devil figure with horns and billowing red cape. Spanish caption. Se le apareció al momento.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 28
12 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Painting of a woman in white. She wraps her arms around a girl whose arms are outstretched. Spanish caption. Cada una en uno de los regazos de Surilea Mamita Monstruo.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 9
9 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Color illustration of a white-haired woman with horns and sharp teeth. She smiles at a person with a feathered hat. Thought bubble of hand holding sticks hovers above feathered hat. Spanish caption. Sin embargo, la abuela del diablo.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 76
12 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Black and white illustration of 2 skeletons with mouths wide open and leaning forward, 1 with a leg up and arms outstretched and other with arms hanging down. Gesture lines surround. Spanish caption. Y el pequeño esqueleto y el gran esqueleto.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 57
12 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Animation of a broom head resting against a brown wall next to a wooden table. Spanish caption. Pis de tortuga, cataplasma que te arruga.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 17
13 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of the witch, Gualichu, and another witch in a headdress surrounding a fire pit inside a hut. Gualichu holds Petunia above the fire as the other witch looks at an open book . Spanish caption. Sound of liquid transferring. ¡Glu, glu!
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 3
14 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Gualichu bending slightly forward and glancing to the side. Spanish caption. ¿Qué es esa música?
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 6
14 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
A child walking between mounds of ripe pumpkins. Spanish captions.
18 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 6
Black and white frame shows 2 men standing shirtless in the middle of a small group of people, all directing their attention towards them. Caption. Dos pastillas para cada adulto.
1 hours 31 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Max from "Where the Wild Things Are" wears a crown and holds up a scepter as monsters kneel before him. Spanish caption. Y le hicieron rey de todos los monstruos.
7 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3

Monstrum Series

Color illustration of a grimacing dragon walking through a hazy forest.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 1
6 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a portrait of Mary Shelley beside the superimposed silhouette of a shrouded figure with 1 forearm extended.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 2
6 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Dark red background with a silhouette of a large bridge. On it appears a paperback book with the title, "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson. It has an drawing of a person holding a pole at the edge of a cliff above people falling into flames below.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 3
8 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Shadowy silhouette of a bald figure with both hands up and fingers spread out in front of an eerie blue background.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 4
5 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white image of a male statue holding Kraken's tentacle. A black and white illustration of a man being attacked by Kraken appears under the image.  A brown book with gold foil lettering that reads, "The Toilers of the Sea" sits to the left of the image.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 5
6 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Fresco of a nude Perseus holding up the head of Medusa. Fresco is surrounded by an ornate gold frame.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 6
5 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital image of a wall made of slats with light peeking through a large patched portion in the center.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 7
6 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a digital page from the Weekly World News with a headline that reads, "Chupacabra Captured," above the image of an animal in a cage.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 8
6 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white illustration of Godzilla baring its teeth and gripping an object. The word, "Kreeeonk!" cuts diagonally across the bottom right corner.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 9
7 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a rock face erupting with small fires through its cracks.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 10
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12



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