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  Hallowe'en
What is it?
How it started
What's with the pumpkins?
Trick or treat
Dressing up
Is it safe?

 
Trick or treat costume Dressing up
Ghosts and goblins were all over the place. The Celts had to protect themselves.

If the Jack-o-lantern didn't scare off the spirits then they had their gift of food (a treat).

If that didn't work there was one last resort.

A disguise

If you wore a really, really scary costume you would look like a demon or a spirit. That way none of the ghosts would pick on you.

That is how wearing costumes started.


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