TMK Halloween4Halloween is the spookiest time of year, but also the sweetest time as many of us connect with our communities by knocking door to asking “trick-or-treeeaaat?“!

We’ve searched for 6 facts you probably didn’t know about Halloween… Don’t get too spooked out there tonight! Heeeeheeeeeheeee!

Did you know:

The inspiration for trick-or-treating dates back to the Middle-Age practice of the poor going do to door dressed up in costumes, playing songs and dancing in return for treats.

Did you know:

Black cats have a hard time during Halloween because they were once believed to be protected their master’s dark powers.

TMK Halloween4.png

Did you know:

When European immigrants went to North America, they took with them Halloween! They would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories, sing, dance and tell fortunes.

Did you know:

Halloween was originally a pagan holiday honouring the dead on the last day of the Celtic calendar, October 31st!

TMK Halloween 31st Oct

Did you know:

Originally a Scottish fortune telling game, girls would often use cabbage stumps in order to predict their future husbands on the night of Halloween.

Did you know:

Orange and black are Halloween colours because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.

TMK Halloween5.png

Do you prefer tricks or treats?… Try not to eat too many sweets!

See you again soon!

TravelmakingKai 🙂


Help ‘Travelmaking Kai‘ become a children’s book series by making a donation towards the cause – diversity in children’s books matters! CLICK HERE to find out more. Thank you 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s