Halloween is a holiday celebrated annually around the evening of 31st October, yesterday Western Christian feast of All Hallows. Halloween can be known by its different names including hallowe’en, Samhain, All Hallow’s Eve, Summer’s End, Lamswool, Witches Night and Snap-Apple. Originated in Ireland, the festival is greatly celebrated in most other countries including USA, Canada, Japan, UK, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland itself. It is really a belief the major reason behind celebrating All Hallow’s Eve would be to honor the dead.
Typical Halloween activities include costume parties, ghost tours, trick – or – treating, lighting bonfires, visiting haunted houses, apple bobbing, playing pranks, reading scary stories and watching scary movies. Earlier turnip was traditionally used as a symbol of Halloween to remember the souls but later pumpkin gain popularity due to the availability within the universe.
There are some activities for children linked to the Halloween festival. One such activity is Trick – or – Treat through which children in Halloween costumes of ghost, witches, devils or monsters visit houses asking for treats of candies, money etc. or a trick to do mischief about the housemates if they do not give them a goody. Other activities such as apple bobbing, walnut shells may also be enjoyed from the children. Addition for this, children do Halloween coloring which can be a fun activity for all those age kids. Halloween coloring pages is a good craft activity which is so simple to color that kids like to do and that might be hung all over to embellish the house for the Halloween party. These Halloween coloring pages contain the scary sketches of ghosts, skeleton, monsters, goblins, pumpkin and witches which entertain kids. There can also be available Halloween printable coloring pages that let children to take the printouts of the coloring pictures and rehearse their creativity and imagination to color those beautiful pictures. There are times when the printer can not work properly or it could have forfeit all its ink concurrently youngsters are demanding of Halloween printable coloring pages, therefore there can be a great number of Halloween online coloring pages which allows children to color cool pictures of ghost or haunted house online. They just have to click on their best Halloween picture and when the page has loaded, choose the color from the palette and click on the picture to color it in.
The people of Ireland brought the tradition of carving the turnip on the occasion of Halloween but at a later date they found that it was much easier to carve a pumpkin due to its immense size. However, and also other coloring pictures, pumpkin coloring pages in a number of pumpkin shapes and sizes are for sale for kids that may either be printed or colored online.