Some scary stories include "Beyond the Wall" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar Allan Poe and "The Thing on the Doorstep" by H.P. Lovecraft. These classic stories make great reading for Halloween or any other time of the year.
There are several good online collections of scary stories for kids, such as “The Troll Family’s Halloween” and “The Haunted Castle” on HelloKids, and “Thump Thump” and “Chicken Dinner” at Scary for Kids. American Folklore also maintains an extensive online collection of American and Canadian winter
Scary stories for kids include "The Hook-Hand Killer," "The Choking Doberman" and "The Pink Jellybean." These classic stories offer mild scares appropriate for children and teens, featuring endings in which nothing especially bad happens to the main characters.
One frightening story is Neil Gaiman's brutal retelling of Snow White from the Queen's point of view in "Snow, Glass, Apples." Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" is a story with a more modern feel, yet it has supernatural undertones and real menace in it.
A selection of spooky tales to tell in the dark is available at ScaryForKids.com. The stories include "The Thing," "The Scarecrow" and "The Red Spot." "The Thing" is based on a Nova Scotian folk tale about two boys who encounter a strange creature in a cornfield. "The Scarecrow" is about a hideous s
Some scary stories to tell in the dark include "The Babysitter" and "The Big Toe." Another scary story to tell in the dark is "The Thing."
Some scary ghost stories include "Black Aggie," "Bloody Bones" and "Death Waltz." Other frightening spirit tales are "Golden Hand," "Screaming Jenny," "White Lady" and "Storm Hag".
Scary games available online include horror adventures such as "Inculcation" and "Satanorium," which are hosted online at Newgrounds as of 2015, and "The Last Door" and "Killer Escape," which are available from Armor Games. These games feature point-and-click interfaces that rely on ambience and une
Some scary games available online include "Haunted House Massacre" on Y8.com and "Escape the Toy Factory" on AddictingGames.com. In "Haunted House Massacre," players must look for a friend trapped in a haunted house. In "Escape the Toy Factory," players must escape the dungeon of a mad scientist.
Some scary web sites include Creepy Pasta, Shock Till You Drop, The Outbreak, The Dionaea House and Scary and Fun. These sites offer scary stories, interactive games, horror-movie information and a variety of other features for scare seekers.