Tag Archives: Halloween
I personally don’t, but many people do. http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/10/26/we.love.ghost.stories/index.html
Whether witches, werewolves, vampires, trolls, and the like are real or not (and who’s to say?), they are definitely historic and thus qualify for inclusion in Time Travelling With Kids during the month in which kids are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Halloween. Since fellow writer, Marva Dasef, knows much more about that sort of […]
The familiar Halloween cry of, “Trick or Treat!”, came into being in 1930s America, and was first referred to in print in a Portland Oregon newspaper article about the problems local police were having with Halloween pranksters. By the 1940s, kids were yelling it outside houses nationwide.
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Here are some historic and/or spooky October viewing suggestions. The Ghosts Of Berkley Square (1947) The Ghost Of Flight 401 (1978) The Halloween Tree (1993) (Animated: Origins of Halloween) Lonesome Ghosts (Disney, 1937) (Animated) Madeline’s Halloween & Other Spooky Tales (2000) Mostly Ghostly: Who Let The Ghosts Out? (Disney, 2008) The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Disney, 2010)
Here are some October book suggestions, incorporating month-appropriate events and some historical types that often feature as Halloween costumes. Ages 3-7 Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi (A story by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson) Gunhilde & The Halloween Spell by Virginia Kahl (Medieval) The Haunted House That Jack Built (Halloweeny Twist On Old Rhyme) The Sorcerer’s Apprentice […]