Halloween Fun!


Halloween is next week and I love it! We always have a little party with cool Halloween food and go trick or treating. And of course there’s messy pumpkin carving and a pumpkin spice latte for me! But this year I thought I’d do something a little different!


As my kids are now old enough to read and write on their own, I decided that we’d have a little Halloween story fun! I’ve tasked them both over this half term with writing a Halloween inspired story. The only rule is it has to be a full story with a beginning, middle and end, everything else will be purely down to their imaginations!


If you want to do something similar, I would definitely recommend this book from Usborne:

It has great stuff inside to guide and prompt the kids like pages on creating characters, setting atmosphere and helpful words to inspire them!

You can buy the book directly from Usborne here: https://bit.ly/2D9qlZt and it’s perfect for any little story tellers!

If you decide to do the same, let me know how you get on!

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By Katie Ginger

Katie Ginger

The first thing you need to know about me is, I like gin. Lots and lots of gin.
I live in the South East of England in a lovely little town by the sea and spend my time working, running around after my kids, walking our King Charles Spaniel, Wotsit, and writing!

I love history and have a Master’s degree, but have also been lucky enough to work in various castles and museums over the years. I’ve yet to get one of them into a story though – I really must try harder!