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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
  • 10 Awesome Halloween Activities for Kids
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    10 Awesome Halloween Activities for Kids
    Our top ten Halloween activities are fun for all ages. Gather your kids and their friends to keep them entertained and spooked this Halloween season! Halloween Activity Book from TeacherVision   This Kids' Halloween Activity Book from Teach...
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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
  • Halloween candy leftovers, candy corn craft
    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
  • scared child with Halloween pumpkin
    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
  • Book Finder
    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
  • Movie,TheLittleVampire
    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...
  • Movie,TheLittleVampire
    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...
  • 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 ...
  • Mask Patterns Printables
    Blank Mask
    This mask can be made into a personalized craft for each student by coloring and gluing objects onto it. The decorated mask can be used as a Halloween mask, for Mardi Gras, or any other celebration involving costumes. ...
  • Baby Name Finder
    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. ...