Halloween is really a holiday celebrated every year around the nights 31st October, the previous day Western Christian feast of All Hallows. Halloween can also 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 some other countries including USA, Canada, Japan, UK, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland itself. It is really 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 keep in mind the souls but later pumpkin gain popularity due to its availability in the universe.
There are a couple of 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 seeking treats of candies, money etc. or even a trick to execute mischief on the housemates when they do not provide them with a treat. Other activities for example apple bobbing, walnut shells may also be enjoyed from the children. Addition to this, children do Halloween coloring which is really a fun activity for many age kids. Halloween coloring pages can be a good craft activity which is so easy to color that kids love to do which may be hung across to be seen 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 take the printouts with 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 kids 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 must select their favorite Halloween picture as soon as the page has loaded, choose the color from the palette and click for the picture to color it in.
The people of Ireland brought the tradition of carving the turnip around the occasion of Halloween but later on they learned that it turned out better to carve a pumpkin for the extra large size. However, along with other coloring pictures, pumpkin coloring pages in many different pumpkin shapes and forms are for sale for kids that can either be printed or colored online.