Halloween Traditions and Activities
Wrapped sweets are
the traditional Trick or Treat hand out for youngsters at Halloween,
and according to recent research, sweet treats
are no more harmful to your teeth than other foods
that contain starch or sugar.
While the practice of Trick or Treat is popular with kids, many families opt to hand out other small treats such as stickers, small toys or gift coupons instead of sugary snacks.
Concern about food allergies in recent years has changed what parents choose for handouts or prefer kids receive; safe foods are now ending up in kids' loot bags for parties and Trick or Treat.
Fun facts - Halloween history
Fancy Dress and Costumes Try your hand at making a home made costume. You can use creative makeup instead
of a mask - for small children, face paint is
often the best Halloween disquise.
is safer than a mask for night time trick-or-treating,
and more acceptable to babies and toddlers.
can create your own Halloween make up from ordinary
household ingredients- whip up a batch of non-toxic
safe Halloween makeup - free face paint recipes.
Design Custom Vinyl Party Banners
Halloween Is Fun for All Ages
Dressing up in costume or painting
your face with makeup is the rule of the day on
Halloween, whether you're 3 or 83. It's not unusual
to find office workers, store clerks, or even
a few business professionals dressed in costume and handing out treats to co-workers, clients
and customers every year around Halloween time.
I was at a board meeting of manufacturing
executives not many years ago when suddenly a
tall circus clown entered the room, carrying
a pumpkin treat basket filled with candy treats
that he offered to every meeting attendee.
guessed it: hiding behind that clown nose and makeup was the fun-loving owner of a well-known
Pennsylvania candy company who enjoys the sweet side of all the
How-tos and Tips
How about carving a pumpkin to decorate your window, harvest table, or front
here for directions for carving a cool, scary,
artistic or funny pumpkin.