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    Halloween Halloween Presentation Transcript

    • Hallowe en
    • Origin• Halloween can be traced back to the ancient religion of the Celtics in Ireland.• They used to have Samhain which was a festival to celebrate the end of the Celtic year.• They built fires on the hills to welcome the souls of the dead back to their homes.
    • When? Where? How?31 October.• Halloween is celebrated on st• It is celebrated all over the world – Great Britain, United States, Mexico, Canada.• Some people decorate their homes, dress up in a costume, go to parties and children play trick-or-treat.
    • Traditions• Pumpkins• Jack-o-lanterns• Trick-or-treat?• Costumes• Monsters & Ghosts• Apple bobbing• Superstitions• Scary stories & films
    • Pumpkins & Jack- o’-LanternsPumpkins are the symbol of Halloween.We remove the inside of the pumpkin and cut out theeyes, nose and mouth to make jack-o-lanterns.They were originally created to scare off evil spirits!People make them scary...Others make them funny...
    • This is one we made...
    • Trick-Or- Treat?• Children like to dress up on Halloween.• They go from house to house knocking on people‘s doors and asking them “Trick or Treat?”• Normally, people give them a treat such as sweets or money so a trick is not played on the owner of the house.
    • Costumes • Its not only children that like to dress up! • A lot of people have Halloween parties and the guests normally wear costumes.Vampire & VAMPIRES PUMPKIN DEATH MUMMY
    • Apple bobbing• Apple bobbing is a popular activity on Halloween.• They use apples to remind us that it is the time of harvest.• Apples are put in a big bowl of water and you have to try and pick one up with your teeth.
    • Halloween• If superstitions a candle goes out by itself, a ghost has entered the room.• You can see your future if you stare into a flame.• If you see a spider, people believe it is the spirit of a dead loved one watching you.• If you want to meet a witch, you must wear your clothes inside out and walk backwards.