Spooky Halloween Spider Cookies 

'oo' Spooky Halloween cookies
Halloween cookies

If you’re looking for a super easy, super cute idea to teach phonogram oo, then you should make Spooky Cookies for Halloween.  Your kids will love making them.

Phonogram OO
oo phonogram

Check out  the recipe below.

Phonogram OO

What better time to introduce phonogram oo than Halloween?  When introducing the ‘oo’ phonogram, you may tell your children it's time to get spooky and make some cookies. 

Phonogram 'oo'

Point out 'oo' in the words you use on Halloween.   BOO!!  


  • boo
  • broomstick
  • spooky
  • moonlight


  • wood
  • cook
  • hood
  • foot


  • door
  • floor

Phonogram Hunts

Have children help you prepare the spooky cookies and look for 'oo' on a phonogram hunt. 

Phonogram oo

Table Time Activity

Have fun with Wordy's Halloween activity sheets.

Spooky Coloring page
Spooky Activity

Suggested Reading

Halloween phonics oo

This is a fun book to read and full of phonogram oo. 
Check it out on Amazon.

Bake Your Way to Reading

Recipe of the Month

Spooky Cookies 

READY IN: 30 mins                      


  • Any homemade cookie recipe will do.  If you are in a hurry, pick up some pre-made cookie dough.
  • Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • black decorating icing 
  • candy eyes 


Bake Cookies as directed.  When you pull them out of the oven  make divots in the middle of the cookie with a small measuring spoon.  Allow the cookies to cool completely,  
Place a cup of chocolate chips in a bowl and microwave them in short intervals of 1o seconds and stir until they are completely melted.  
Place Your Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the middle of the cookie where your made a divot.  Put a dap of melted chocolate on the back of the candy eyes and stick them into place on the peanut butter cups.  Lastly, add a vocabulary word and ooze the melted chocolate slowly on top of the cookies to make the spiders legs.  Let the melted chocolate dry.

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