Contents History of HalloweenHistory of Halloween SymbolsSymbols CostumesCostumes Customs Customs GamesGames Funny exercisesFunny exercises
History of Halloween Halloween, is celebrated on the night of October 31 It began in the 5 th century BC in Celtic Ireland as the celebration of the Celtic new year on November 1 st. In the 1 st century Halloween became a church holiday to honour of all the saints. In the 1840`s the customs of Halloween was brought to America by Irish immigrantes.
Symbols Jack-o`lantern People celebrating Halloween carve a pumpkin into a frightening or comical face and place it on their home's doorstep after dark. Colours Black and orange are the traditional colours of Halloween. In modern Halloween hurple,green and red are also prominent.
Costumes On Halloween night children dress up as creatures from underworld : ghosts, witches, vampires, skeletons and goblins.
Customs The houses are decorated by carving pumpkins. Children call their neighbours` homes and asks for treat, such as sweets, nuts, toffee apples. People light bonfires and enjoy fireworks. Children have noisy parties.
Games Bobbing for apples Children must use their teeth to remove apples from the basin. Peeling apples
Funny exercises Spooky Halloween Quiz When is Halloween celebrated? A) December 25 th B) October 31 st C) November 1 st What colours are associated with Halloween? A) yellow and red B) black and orange C) green and purple What do people traditionally “bob” for at Halloween party? A) Apples B) oranges C) pumpkins
Who can walk trough walls? A) goblins B) ghosts C) witches What does a witch use for transport? A) balloon B) carpet C) broom What do children say when they visit houses? A) Happy Christmas B) Trick or treat C) Good luck
Halloween quiz H L N A L O W E E 9 7 8 2 3 5 4 What colour is the cat? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 8 Trick or ……? 1 6