The Greek carnival is usually celebrated at the end of winter and the beginning of spring, Halloween, though, is celebrated on October 31st! There are major differences between the Greek carnival celebration and Halloween celebration, but there is surely one thing they have in common: dressing-up!
In terms of dressing-up, Halloween seems to be all about spooky costumes, whereas the Greek carnival appears to fulfil our dream of transforming into anything we desire! Whether it is Halloween or Carnival, every year, we, teachers, try to find crafts we can do with our learners in class! Here you will find an assortment of sites that abound in crafts, decorations, coloring pages, costume ideas, treats recipes and printables! Have fun with your learners at school and don’t forget your kids at home! You can have so much fun with them!
Ματιά (Carnival crafts and costumes ideas!)
Hartaetoi (Carnival crafts with pictures!)
EnchantedLearning.com (great, easy to make crafts!)
AllCrafts.net (Halloween crafts, decorations, even treats recipes!)
DLTK’s Holiday Crafts for Kids (Frankenstein, ghost, vampire, witch, owl crafts …)
ActivityVillage (Skeletons, witches, bats and cats, pumpkins of all sorts, candy corn, monsters and ghosts too, so with well over 80 craft ideas here you should find something that is just the right amount of spooky for you!)
AllFreeCrafts (Here you can find crafts and decorations, Halloween recipes, party ideas and Halloween games, Halloween costumes and makeup, as well as printables!)
FamilyCorner.com (Crafts, decorations, recipes … you can try them at home with your kids, too!)
FreeKidsCrafts.com (Halloween printables, recycled crafts, costume ideas and food crafts!)
CraftBits.com (Halloween crafts, project ideas, decorations and wreaths!)
AllKidsNetwork (Halloween crafts for kids of all ages!)
42 Super Easy Halloween Craft Ideas (Wonderful and easy-to-make crafts for classrooms and families!)
20 Kid-friendly Halloween decorations (last-minute crafts, perfect for at-home or in the classroom)
Here is the video we normally watch at school to find out how Halloween is celebrated in Britain: