Educator Resources for Halloween

Trick or treat! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby take on Halloween, exploring the origins of the popular autumn holiday. You’ll learn about the early history of Halloween, and why you can thank naughty spirits for all the candy you get today. You’ll learn what country Halloween began in, as well as how some of the different customs of Halloween grew up. You’ll also discover why we celebrate with pumpkins for Jack ‘o Lanterns...and about the surprising vegetable that people used to use! Just don’t eat all the candy at once, okay?

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