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A variety of printable Halloween puzzles for children are available at About.com, including a word search, a vocabulary challenge and a crossword puzzle. Online jigsaw puzzles are available at Jigidi.com and JigsawPlanet... More »

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Some fun Halloween games for kids are Bobbing for Apples, Balloon Sweep Relay Race and Pin the Tail on the Black Cat. In Bobbing for Apples, apples float in a tub of water and each child tries to grab one with his teeth.... More »

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Some fun Halloween treat recipes include candy corn-marshmallow Rice Krispies treats and boo cups. To make the first recipe, heat 1/4 cup of butter in the microwave until fully melted, approximately 45 seconds on high. T... More »

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The word "Halloween" is a corruption of "All Hallows' Eve," the day before All Saints' Day, and it was initially a Catholic high feast day as well as a minor Celtic feast day. Medieval Catholics believed this was the nig... More »

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Candy is traditionally given out on Halloween to children who dress up in costumes and go door-to-door asking for candy in a custom known as trick-or-treating. It is increasingly common for children to trick-or-treat in ... More »

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Some common Halloween myths include that Halloween is a prime opportunity for bad people to poison children or sex offenders to kidnap children and that it is one of the most expensive holidays and on par with Christmas.... More »

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Halloween games for children include pumpkin bowling, tic-tac ghost and the Halloween feel box game. Other Halloween games for children include the ghost-centration game and pumpkin ring toss. More »

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