INTERNET HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER
Visit each of the following websites to search for
the answers. See how fast you can find these Halloween facts and funnies!
Halloween Tricks and Treats
What is Grandpa Tuckerís poem called Boo Hoo about? (how
ghosts protect kids from monsters on Halloween)
Complete the following line from the Halloween song, Humphrey
the blue-nosed Pumpkin:
"Humphrey, with your nose so blue,
You'll make ________________________. (all the ghosts say boo!)
Donít you like to have spooky fun? Complete the following
What did the skeleton say when his brother told a lie?
(You can't foot me. I can see right through you)
What do you call a ghost running through the jungle with
a machine gun? (Ramboo)
How do you fix a jack-o-lantern? (With a pumpkin patch)
http://www.google.com and type in Halloween
printables in the SEARCH section
Visit the playground and print out a pumpkin decoration.
What were the first jack-o-lanterns made of? (rutabagas,
potatoes, turnips, or beets)
What are jack-o-lanterns supposed to scare away? (Stingy
Jack and other bad spirits)
Happy Halloween (lots of recipes and links to lots
What are the cheesy eyeballs made of? (olives stuffed with
cheese and other ingredients)
How do you play Spider Relays (hint: Party idea for Slimy Halloween Party)? (players strap on spider legs and race under a large spiderweb)
List some Haunted Houses in Missouri (answers will vary)
Where does the Halloween celebration come from (the Celtic
fire festival)? (Samhain)
Where did the concept of trick-or-treating come from? (Celtic
folklore of fairies going from house to house begging for foot. These fairies
supposedly played tricks on those who did not oblige)
Halloween on the Net
What is Los Dias de los Muertos? (The Days of the Dead)
What did you supposedly have to do to meet a witch on Halloween?
(put your clothes on inside out and walk backwards on Halloween night)
What does the name "witch" mean (translated)? (wise one)
When is All Soulís Day? (November 2)
What do Spanish people put on graves to bribe evil spirits?
(cakes and nuts)
ON YOUR OWN!!!
Search Engine to use: http://infoseek.go.com
Freya was a Norse goddess. What pulled her chariot?
(two black cats)
What does the word Halloween mean? ("hallowed" or
Which settlers brought Halloween to America? (Irish and Scottish
Have a safe and happy Halloween!!!