We played Bobbing for Apples and blindfold Fishing for Sweets in slimy blue and red pasta. Look who caught an apple with their teeth! Its a lot harder than it looks.
We had great fun carving a Halloween pumpkin. Miss Hall cut a lid out of the top of the pumpkin and we all helped to take out the gooey, slimy flesh and the pumpkin seeds. We took some of the seeds home to plant our own pumpkins. We held a drawing competition to design a spooky halloween face for our pumpkin.
We asked our parents and grandparents what Halloween was like when they were young. We discovered that they played a lot of the same games and activities that we play today such as bobbing for apples, snap apple and trick or treat. We also found out that unlike today our parents had to make their own costumes instead of buying them. We also found out that they don't celebrate Halloween in many countries such as Nigeria and Poland.
This week we learned all about Halloween long ago. We learned that Halloween originated with the Celts and is also called All Hallows' Eve. We looked at a visual history of Halloween on the Interactive whiteboard. Follow this link....
We also found lots of fun Halloween themed information and games online.....
Miss Mc Mahon