Halloween is a holiday celebrated every year for the evening of 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 a few other countries including USA, Canada, Japan, UK, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland itself. It is a belief that the major reason behind celebrating All Hallow’s Eve is always 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 keep in mind the souls but later pumpkin gained popularity due to the availability in the universe.
There are some activities for children from the Halloween festival. One such activity is Trick – or – Treat in which children in Halloween costumes of ghost, witches, devils or monsters visit houses asking for treats of candies, money etc. or even a trick to complete mischief for the housemates if they don’t give them a delicacy. Other activities such as apple bobbing, walnut shells may also be enjoyed from the children. Addition for this, children do Halloween coloring which is a fun activity for those age kids. Halloween coloring pages is a good craft activity that is so all to easy to color that kids like to do and that may be hung across to be seen 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 may 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 at the same time youngsters are demanding of Halloween printable coloring pages, if that’s the case there is really a great assortment of Halloween online coloring pages which allows children to color cool pictures of ghost or haunted house online. They just must select a common Halloween picture once the page has loaded, find the color through the palette and click about the picture to color it in.
The people of Ireland brought the tradition of carving the turnip about the occasion of Halloween but afterwards they found that it had been better to carve a pumpkin due to the extra large size. However, and also other coloring pictures, pumpkin coloring pages in several pumpkin shapes and sizes are for sale for kids that can either be printed or colored online.