Halloween Articles

An Irish Halloween

Halloween, a time honored tradition in many places around the world, may have its origins in Ireland. In fact, one of the reasons why the celebration in the United States and Ireland is so similar...

Halloween Party Games Kids Will Love!

What's a Halloween party without the punch, the treats or the games? In this day and age, it can sometimes be a little hard to entertain miniature ghouls and goblins with the same old party games....

Cute Crafts for Halloween Decorating

Holiday decorating is so much fun especially when you make some of the decorations yourself. Add the following items to your own creative ideas! Break out the Candy What would Halloween be...

5 Easy Halloween Costumes for Kids

With best-costume contests at school plus Halloween parties sandwiched in between a night of trick-or-treating, kids sometimes need more than one costume to make it through the season! When you...

Tips for Choosing Your Child's Halloween Costume

Halloween is a wonderful holiday. The ghost stories, the pumpkin carving, the copious amounts of candy. The best part is being able to dress in an outrageous costume without getting funny looks....

Seven Tips for Safe Halloween Costumes

Next to Christmas, Halloween has become one of the most child-centric holidays of the year. Many children start dreaming up their costumes months in advance. Sometimes they change their minds at...

How the Irish Celebrate Halloween

Halloween—or Hallowe'en—is said to have originated under the name Samhain (pronounced sow-en), a pagan festival celebrated among the Celts of Ireland and Great Britain. Samhain (from...

13 Facts About Frankensteins Monster

Take some dead body parts. Stitch them together. Add one mad scientist, and toss in a lightning bolt for good measure. What do you get? The Frankenstein monster! Alternately portrayed as both a...

13 Facts About Chupacabras

The Chupacabra, also known as a Mexican Goat Sucker, is a recent addition to the world of cryptozoology. Those who have seen the creatures firsthand describe them in very different ways. Some...

13 Facts About Werewolves

Things can get pretty hairy when a werewolf is involved. A classic Halloween icon, the werewolf plays well with others most of the time. But when their inner beast emerges, look out! Here are...

13 Facts About Vampires

Almost every culture in the world has its own vampire legend, and some date back thousands of years. Today, Americans are most familiar with Count Dracula and other folklore from Eastern Europe. In...

10 Halloween Horror Movies I Can't Live Without

Halloween is my favorite holiday. All the ghosts and ghouls are roaming the Earth. People's minds turn to death and other morbid fascinations. Nothing goes better with Halloween - except chocolate...

13 Facts About the Grim Reaper

As spooky sights go, a glimpse of the Grim Reaper is enough to send a shiver down most spines. He is Death personified, and his scythe is legendary for severing our souls from our bodies at the...

Halloween Safety Tips For Everyone

It is quickly becoming, time once again, when children love to dress up to trick-or-treat in hopes of a big bag of candy as the reward. While this time of year can be fun for all, it can be...

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