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    Halloween Fun and Activities
    8 Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Activities for Kids
    Halloween can be a little (or a lot) too scary and gory for preschoolers and kids of all ages — and even some adults! Find fun Halloween activities and party games that reduce the fear factor and make this creepy holiday more kid-friendly. ...
    Erin Dower
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    History of Halloween
    The Spooktacular History of Halloween
    Halloween is not just about dressing up in costumes and asking for candy! It's a holiday steeped in folklore and customs. From carving pumpkins to trick or treating, each ghoulish tradition has its own fascinating tale. And speaking of history, c...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Halloween Parties and Recipes
    13 Fun Halloween Party Games for Kids
    Your Halloween celebration can include much more than just costumes and trick-or-treating. These simple, not-too-scary Halloween games will help you host the best Halloween party ever! If you're planning a movie party, check out our teen-friendly...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Costumes
    Easy (And Cheap), Last-Minute Costume Ideas
    Did Halloween sneak up on you this year? If you're racking your brain for a quick and easy costume for you child, don't fret. These get-ups are simple, cheap, and can be made with materials you probably already have on hand. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Halloween Candy
    10 Ideas for Leftover Halloween Candy
    Want to prevent cavities and sugar highs in the aftermath of Halloween? Check out these ideas for recycling, rationing, and purging your child's heap of candy. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Fall Crafts and Activities
    12 Pumpkin Activities and Crafts for Kids
    Pumpkins and gourds are perfect for fall fun and games with the kids. Find the best pumpkin activities, crafts, printables, and recipes to enjoy with your children this Halloween season. Explore everything from new jack-o'-lantern patterns to the...
    Erin Dower
  • Not-So-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids
    Halloween
    13 Not-So-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids
    Nothing says Halloween like Night of the Living Dead, The Ring, or...well...Halloween. But what about Halloween movies that your kids can watch? We've rounded up our favorite 13 (get it? 13?) not-so-scary Halloween movies just for kids. Monsters...
    Erin Dower
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    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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    Costumes
    2016 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    Every year, certain children's Halloween costumes take center stage because of new movies, TV shows, video games, and other trends. See which costumes will be a hit with kids in 2016. Also, consider these great group costumes for families. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Halloween Fun and Activities
    Vampire Fever
    Vampires have always been popular in the media, but now it seems like the blood-sucking creatures are everywhere you turn! To make sure young eyes aren't peeping at overly scary scenes, we've provided a list of age-appropriate vampire books, TV s...
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    Halloween Masks
    9 Halloween Masks Kids Can Make
    Get creative with your costume this Halloween by making your own one-of-a-kind Halloween mask with these craft instructions and printable templates. If you're looking for something a little scarier for Halloween, check out our favorite "zombie co...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Halloween Fun and Activities
    Day of the Dead Quiz
    How much do you know about El Dia de los Muertos -- the Day of the Dead? ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Scary Movies
    Dracula Quiz
    Test your knowledge about Dracula and other famous vampires. ...
    David Johnson
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Halloween
    Celebrate Halloween With Costume Ideas, Crafts
    Celebrate Halloween With Costume Ideas, CraftsBOSTON - Oct. 22, 2008 - As little ghosts, goblins, princesses and pirates around the country get ready for trick-or-treating, parents can turn to FamilyEducation for everything they need to have a gh...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Pumpkins
    Design Your Own Jack-O'-Lantern
    Design Your Own Jack-O'-LanternOh, no! This page is temporarily down for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Meanwhile, check out our related content while we work on getting it back up and running. 12 Pumpkin Activities and Crafts ...
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    Halloween Masks
    9 Halloween Masks Kids Can Make
    Get creative with your costume this Halloween by making your own one-of-a-kind Halloween mask with these craft instructions and printable templates. If you're looking for something a little scarier for Halloween, check out our favorite "zombie co...
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    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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  • Mazes Printables
    Heads Up!
    In this printable, ride through the maze to help the headless horseman find his head. ...