Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year around the nights 31st October, yesterday Western Christian feast of All Hallows. Halloween can even 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 some other countries including USA, Canada, Japan, UK, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland itself. It is often a belief the main 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 its availability within the universe.
There are some activities for kids associated with the Halloween festival. One such activity is Trick – or – Treat through which children in Halloween costumes of ghost, witches, devils or monsters visit houses getting treats of candies, money etc. or a trick to do mischief on the housemates if they tend not to give them a delicacy. Other activities such as apple bobbing, walnut shells are also enjoyed from the children. Addition for this, children do Halloween coloring which is really a fun activity for many age kids. Halloween coloring pages is really a good craft activity that is so an easy task to color that kids love to do knowning that can be hung throughout to decorate your house for the Halloween party. These Halloween coloring pages have the scary sketches of ghosts, skeleton, monsters, goblins, pumpkin and witches which entertain kids. There are also available Halloween printable coloring pages that let children to accept the printouts with the coloring pictures and use their creativity and imagination to color those beautiful pictures. There are times when the printer does not work properly or it could have lost its ink at the same time children are demanding of Halloween printable coloring pages, in that case there is a great variety of Halloween online coloring pages that enables children to color cool pictures of ghost or haunted house online. They just need to click on a common Halloween picture and once the page has loaded, find the color through the palette and click on the picture to color it in.
The people of Ireland brought the tradition of carving the turnip about the occasion of Halloween but down the road they found that it turned out better to carve a pumpkin because of its immense size. However, and also other coloring pictures, pumpkin coloring pages in several pumpkin shapes and forms are around for kids that can either be printed or colored online.