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Parenting | 10 Fun Halloween Facts For Kids.

The word Witch comes from the old Saxton word ‘wica’ meaning wise one.

The First Jack-O-Lanterns originated in Ireland. They were made from hollowed out Turnips and were used to keep away ghosts and spirits.

Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween. It is very rare.

Black Cats were once believed to be witch’s assistants who protected their supernatural powers.

The Worlds’ biggest pumpkin weighed in at 1,502lbs.

Some people believe that if you see a spider on Halloween it is actually the spirit of a loved one watching over you.

It is extremely rare for to see a full moon on Halloween although it is predicted to occur on 31st October 2020

Ireland is believed to be the birthplace of Halloween.

Black and Orange are the usual colours associated with Halloween. Orange symbolises Autumn and the Harvest season while Black symbolises Death.

It is believed by some that on All Hallows eve a door is opened from the spirit world to allow ghosts to enter our world.

 

Have you heard of any more Halloween facts? Do you suffer from Samhainophobia? What is your favorite thing about Halloween? Leave me know in the comments below.

 

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