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3 Halloween......is a holiday tradition celebrated in many countries....is especially popular in the USA, Canada and Ireland

4 On Halloween children wear costumes and go “trick or treating”

5 On Halloween... older children and adults enjoy scaring others and being scared

6 How popular is Halloween? In the USA we will spend 7 billion dollars in 2013!! $ 7,000,000,000

7 How did Halloween Get Started?

8 Halloween costumes can be... cute.

9 Halloween costumes can be... cute.

10 Halloween costumes can be... cute.

11 Halloween costumes can be... cute.

12 Halloween costumes can be... scary.

13 Halloween costumes can be... scary.

14 Halloween costumes can be... scary.

15 Halloween costumes can be... scary.

16 Halloween costumes can be... sexy.

17 Halloween costumes can be... sexy.

18 Halloween costumes can be... gross.

19 Halloween costumes can be... gross.

20 Halloween costumes can be... funny.

21 Halloween costumes can be... funny.

22 Halloween costumes can be... funny.

23 One very popular Halloween decoration is made using a knife... and a candle... a pumpkin...

24 to create a... Jack-o-lantern

25 Jack-o-lantern is short for “Jack of the Lantern” It comes from an Irish myth about a man named “Stingy Jack.” Stingy Jack was a drunkard, a liar, and someone who could never be trusted.

26 Stingy Jack was so dishonest he even cheated the Devil.

27 When Jack died, he couldn’t go to Heaven and the Devil told him he wasn’t welcome in Hell. The Devil gave Jack a burning ember...

28 and Jack placed it inside a carved-out turnip to create a lantern.

29 Today, Jack’s ghost continues to roam the earth, carrying this lantern to guide his way.

30 The custom of making Jack-o-Lanterns grew out of this Irish legend of Stingy Jack. Irish immigrants brought the custom to America but discovered that pumpkins made better lanterns than... turnipsbeets potatoes

31 Main Parts of a Pumpkin stem skin meat seeds guts

32 To Make a Jack-o-lantern 1. Carve a large hole in the top to make a lid

33 To Make a Jack-o-lantern 2. Remove the guts and seeds with a spoon or by hand

34 pumpkin seeds can be roasted in the oven...

35 To Make a Jack-o-lantern 3. Draw a face on smooth side of pumpkin

36 To Make a Jack-o-lantern 4. Cut out the pumpkins face

37 To Make a Jack-o-lantern 5. Place a lighted candle inside pumpkin and put the lid back on top.

38 Jack-o-lanterns faces can be... simple

39 Jack-o-lanterns faces can be... funny.

40 Jack-o-lanterns faces can be... scary.

41 Jack-o-lanterns faces can be... artistic.

42 Use your imagination and have fun!


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