Halloween is a holiday celebrated every year around the nights 31st October, the day before Western Christian feast of All Hallows. Halloween can be known by its different names for example 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 can be 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 gained popularity due to the availability inside universe.
There are a couple of activities for kids for this Halloween festival. One such activity is Trick – or – Treat by which children in Halloween costumes of ghost, witches, devils or monsters visit houses getting treats of candies, money etc. or a trick to perform mischief about the housemates should they do not let them have a treat. Other activities like apple bobbing, walnut shells are also enjoyed by the children. Addition for this, children do Halloween coloring which can be a fun activity for many age kids. Halloween coloring pages is a good craft activity which is so an easy task to color that children love to do knowning that can be hung all over to brighten 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 accept the printouts of the coloring pictures and make use of their creativity and imagination to color those beautiful pictures. There are times when the printer doesn’t work properly or it will have lost its ink as well youngsters are demanding of Halloween printable coloring pages, if that’s the case there is a great collection of Halloween online coloring pages that allows children to color cool pictures of ghost or haunted house online. They just need to click on their favorite Halloween picture once the page has loaded, find the color from the palette and click around the picture to color it in.
The people of Ireland brought the tradition of carving the turnip around the occasion of Halloween but at a later date they found out that it was easier to carve a pumpkin due to its immense size. However, along with other coloring pictures, pumpkin coloring pages in a number of pumpkin shapes and forms are available for kids that will either be printed or colored online.