Halloween
Halloween• Annual holiday in United States every October  31st• Special Halloween foods• Costumes• Fun Activities• Jack-o’...
History of Halloween• Celts in ancient England, France, and Ireland:  – Had a festival to celebrate the end of the harvest...
History of Halloween• All Saint’s Day in Christian Religion  – Also celebrated on November 1st  – A day to honor all those...
History of Halloween – Early             Halloween• Because November 1st was a day for good  spirits, people thought the n...
Modern Halloween• Halloween is a joyous celebration  – People wish each other a “Happy Halloween”• Special Halloween foods...
Halloween Food• Candy shaped like bats, skulls, pumpkins, worms• Candy Apples– Apple on a stick covered in a sugar candy• ...
Halloween Food• Pumpkin Pie• Candy Corn  – A soft, sugary candy shaped like corn kernels• Popcorn Balls  – Snack made from...
Jack-o’-Lanterns• People carve pumpkins with faces or other  designs and put candles inside the pumpkins.• People cook and...
Trick-or-Treating• Children dress in costumes and go to houses  in the neighborhood.• They say “Trick or Treat”• Adults gi...
Activities• Hayrides• Decorating• Haunted house attractions
Activities• Costume Parties• Bobbing for Apples• Corn Mazes
Halloween Movies/Music  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0thH3qnHTbI
Best scary stories prizes & crafts
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Halloween 2012 by holly walker

  1. 1. Halloween
  2. 2. Halloween• Annual holiday in United States every October 31st• Special Halloween foods• Costumes• Fun Activities• Jack-o’-lanterns
  3. 3. History of Halloween• Celts in ancient England, France, and Ireland: – Had a festival to celebrate the end of the harvest every November 1st – Marked the end of warm weather and beginning of cold weather – People wore costumes, told stories, ate good food, and made sacrifices to keep bad spirits away
  4. 4. History of Halloween• All Saint’s Day in Christian Religion – Also celebrated on November 1st – A day to honor all those who died – Celts began calling All Saint’s Day “All-hallowmas” – The night before became known as “All-hallows Eve” or “Hallowe’en”
  5. 5. History of Halloween – Early Halloween• Because November 1st was a day for good spirits, people thought the night before was for bad spirits – People thought bad spirits roamed earth and caused trouble on October 31st• People were frightened and put lanterns in windows to scare away bad spirits – Some made lanterns from vegetables
  6. 6. Modern Halloween• Halloween is a joyous celebration – People wish each other a “Happy Halloween”• Special Halloween foods, activities, customs in the United States
  7. 7. Halloween Food• Candy shaped like bats, skulls, pumpkins, worms• Candy Apples– Apple on a stick covered in a sugar candy• Caramel Apples– Apple on a stick covered in caramel
  8. 8. Halloween Food• Pumpkin Pie• Candy Corn – A soft, sugary candy shaped like corn kernels• Popcorn Balls – Snack made from popcorn and marshmallow
  9. 9. Jack-o’-Lanterns• People carve pumpkins with faces or other designs and put candles inside the pumpkins.• People cook and eat the seeds from pumpkins. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvkT26nZseE
  10. 10. Trick-or-Treating• Children dress in costumes and go to houses in the neighborhood.• They say “Trick or Treat”• Adults give candy
  11. 11. Activities• Hayrides• Decorating• Haunted house attractions
  12. 12. Activities• Costume Parties• Bobbing for Apples• Corn Mazes
  13. 13. Halloween Movies/Music http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0thH3qnHTbI
  14. 14. Best scary stories prizes & crafts

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