On the eve of Halloween, I find myself reminiscing about how I celebrated the holiday as a child. I remember the excitement of getting dressed up as my favorite animal or TV character, and bringing home a sack full of candy after a successful night of trick or treating. I also remember doing fun activities like making glow in the dark slime or ghost rockets.
In the spirit of “then versus now,” let’s expand our horizon!
- Carving pumpkins is part of many modern Halloween traditions; however, carvings weren’t originally performed with pumpkins. Which vegetables were originally used for carving?
- Halloween parties have their origins with the American settlers who used to gather to celebrate the annual _______(fill in the blank)________
- The earliest costumes were worn to protect people against ____(fill in the blank)_____
- What is the most popular Halloween candy?
(a) Hershey’s candy bars
(c) Reese’s peanut butter cups
Submit your answer in the comments below!
Stay tuned for the answer next Tuesday….