Halloween History:

Halloween was originally a Pagan holy day called "All Hallows Eve". On that day it was thought that spirits could walk the earth and communicate with the living, kind of spooky.

The word Halloween comes from All-Hallows-Eve as it is at the end of All-Hallows-Day a.k.a. All Saints Day. Although now All Saints Day is one day later than Halloween, they use to be celebrated together on the same day.

Halloween was originally called All Hallows Eve which means "the evening before All Saints Day". "Hallow" is an Old English word for "saint". This was shortened to Hallowe'en and finally to Halloween.

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes include:

Frozen Characters

Twilight Vampire

Hannah Montana

Disney Princess

Harry Potter - Luna Lovegood, Ginny Weasley and Hermione Granger Costumes

Transformers Costume

Wolverine Costume (X-men)

Star Trek Costumes

Strawberry Shortcake Costume

Old West Sheriff

Grecian Princess (American Girls)

Captain Jack Sparrow

High School Musical (Gabriella, Sharpay)

Of course there is your mummy, vampire, ghost rider, indiana jones, army soldier, witch and more.

halloween costumes for kids


Halloween Pumpkin Painting!
Pumpkin painting
Create your own painted Halloween pumpkin masterpiece!

Learn how to make these awesome pumpkins.


Some Halloween Treat Alternatives include pencils and even animal crackers.

Happy Halloween!