Halloween is a holiday celebrated annually about the nights 31st October, the day before Western Christian feast of All Hallows. Halloween can even be known by its different names such as 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 a belief that this major reason behind celebrating All Hallow’s Eve is 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 consider the souls but later pumpkin gain popularity due to its availability in the universe.
There are several activities for kids from 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 execute mischief on the housemates when they tend not to let them have a treat. Other activities for example apple bobbing, walnut shells are also enjoyed from the children. Addition to this, children do Halloween coloring which is really a fun activity for all age kids. Halloween coloring pages is often a good craft activity that’s so easy to color that kids love to do and that can be hung all over to brighten the house for that Halloween party. These Halloween coloring pages have the scary sketches of ghosts, skeleton, monsters, goblins, pumpkin and witches which entertain kids. There may also be available Halloween printable coloring pages that let children to accept the printouts in the coloring pictures and use their creativity and imagination to color those beautiful pictures. There are times when the printer doesn’t work properly or it may have mislaid its ink simultaneously children are demanding of Halloween printable coloring pages, if that’s the case there can be a great variety of Halloween online coloring pages that enables children to color cool pictures of ghost or haunted house online. They just have to select a common Halloween picture once the page has loaded, find the color from your 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 out that it was simpler to carve a pumpkin because of its immense size. However, and also other coloring pictures, pumpkin coloring pages in a number of pumpkin sizes and shapes are for sale for kids that can either be printed or colored online.