Tips from the Teacher
by Jennifer Cummings, M.Ed.
Halloween Party Games: --Halloween Games for Kids. Mummy Wrap. ... Monster Freeze Dance. Play Halloween music and
have the kids dance like monsters! Monster Mash is a good song for this game. ...
Costumes: Free Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids from Velcro USA Inc. 50's Glamour
Doll, Carrot, Angel, Baseball, Alarm Clock, Placard, Cape ...
|Red Cross Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and
With witches, goblins, and super-heroes descending on neighborhoods
across America, the American Red Cross offers parents some safety tips to
help prepare their children for a safe and enjoyable trick-or-treat
holiday. Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and
following some common sense practices can keep events safer and more fun.
- Walk, slither, and sneak on sidewalks, not in the street.
- Look both ways before crossing the street to check for cars, trucks,
and low-flying brooms.
- Cross the street only at corners.
- Don't hide or cross the street between parked cars.
- Wear light-colored or reflective-type clothing so you are more
visible. (And remember to put reflective tape on bikes, skateboards, and
- Plan your route and share it with your family. If possible, have an
adult go with you.
- Carry a flashlight to light your way.
- Keep away from open fires and candles. (Costumes can be extremely
- Visit homes that have the porch light on.
- Accept your treats at the door and never go into a stranger's house.
- Use face paint rather than masks or things that will cover your eyes.
- Be cautious of animals and strangers.
- Have a grown-up inspect your treats before eating. And don't eat
candy if the package is already opened. Small, hard pieces of candy are a
choking hazard for young children.
Halloween Party Treats
Make Cupcakes using black frosting ( mix red and green food coloring with white frosting)
Place 8 very thin pieces of black licorice in cupcake to make legs
use red hots in center for eyes
Jack-O-Latern Apple Pie
Make apple pie following any recipes with two pie crusts
Cut eyes, nose and mouth in top pie crust
2 cups brown sugar
2 sticks butter or margarine
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 tsp.. soda
1/4 tsp.. salt
Two bags of microwave pop corn - already popped
In saucepan, mix brown sugar, butter and light syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and add soda, salt. Add mixture to popcorn, coat popcorn thoroughly.
Wet hands with water. Shape into balls with hands and place on waxed paper. Wrap each ball in plastic wrap.