October 13, 2014
For some young children, Halloween festivities that are meant to entertain can cause too much of a fright. Merriment that includes activities such as arts and crafts can make celebrations less intimidating.
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For many children, Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. From Power Rangers and athletes to princesses and pirates, dressing up in their spookiest or most imaginative attire and trolling the streets in search of treats is a major part of the fun for school-age children. For younger children, however, the ghosts and goblins who are meant to entertain can cause too much of a fright.