For Halloween Australia actually celebrates the day instead of nighttime. Guy Fawkes Eve is celebrated for their favorite Halloween and is treated as a dance at school or by doing other activities. Also known as “mischief night” or “Danger night”, Guy Fawkes Eve, Halloween in Australia is not spent dressing up in costumes in order to receive candy.
Using embellishments and orange and black paper, you can easily write about memorable moments of your favorite Halloween and have something wonderful to give as a gift. Scrapbooking a year long memento book is a wonderful way to involve grandparents in the lives of their grandchildren if they do not live close by. This is also a wonderful way to landmark some of the biggest events in your child’s life and give to them when they graduate or when they get married. A favorite Halloween is fun to relive and even try to recreate for your own child. By sharing stories on paper and having pictures to accompany the story, you can be sure that your children and your children’s children will all have the pleasure of knowing some small details of your life, and they might even understand you or appreciate who you are even more!
Having been a child, you may be able to show pictures and write about your favorite Halloween. One that I read told of a Halloween in which a little five year old girl got scared while walking home from kindergarten one afternoon. The story tells about a scary old guy who, during the girl’s walk home from school that afternoon, stood up on his porch with a mask on after sitting completely still while she walked the entire block! As she approached her house, the old scary guy slowly gets up and begins walking toward her! As payback for scaring the little girl so badly, her older brother toilet papered his house that night and wrote with soap “leave my sister alone” on his porch; in the exact place the scary old guy was sitting! Feeling protected and loved by her older brother is what made that night her favorite Halloween, not the fact that she got scared so badly that she cried the rest of the afternoon! The Scrapbook mentions that her costume that night was a princess and nothing is scary about a princess, but the memory of what her brother did for her will always remain fresh in her mind.
This story will entertain your children and, when they get older maybe they will think first before scaring the begeebe’s out of someone else’s child!