Ghosts and ghoulies and the devil come out to play in this collection of the scariest stories published on American Folklore. Great for Halloween!
Join S.E. Schlosser in her spooky annual countdown to Halloween! Spooky ghost stories, scary tales and podcasts, perfect for sharing around the campfire, or at your next sleepover party!
Join us for another season of Spooky stories at AmericanFolklore.net. Author S.E. Schlosser retells spooky tales and scary urban legends from across the United States in this 2009 countdown that is guaranteed to frighten all but the most stout of hearts!
S.E. Schlosser, author of the Spooky Series, retells a new set of ghost stories and spooky podcasts; getting scarier each week until Halloween 2010! Scary ghost stories are retold from American Folklore.
Eight new spooky stories from the annual Countdown to Halloween.
Take a walk on the spooky side with these Halloween ghost stories and scary tales retold by the reknown folklorist S.E. Schlosser.
Scary ghost stories are retold by S.E. Schlosser in this fun-filled event leading up to Halloween 2013!
Serve yourself a bowl of witch's stew with this fun Halloween game. Great for parties.
Materials: Paper, Safety pinsAs each party-guest arrives, pin a card with a Halloween word or phrase onto their back. The guest must try to guess the word or phrase by asking ‘yes’ or ‘no’ questions. No peeking in a mirror...
What do you call a fat Jack-O-Lantern? What's a vampire's favorite fast food? What do you use to mend a Jack-O-Lantern? Find the answers on our Halloween Jokes page.
Halloween is a time when common superstitions, folklore, myths and omens seem to carry more weight, due to a thinning of the wall between the physical and supernatural worlds. A superstition is a belief or way of behaving that is based on fear of the unknown and faith in magic or luck.
Try out some tricky tongue twisters with a Halloween theme!
Here are some spooky stories for the younger folks at your Halloween bonfire!
What do you call a skeleton who won't work? How do witches keep their hair in place while flying?
What was the witch's favorite subject in school? Find the spooky answers on our More Halloween Jokes page.
In this Halloween Treasure Hunt, a rascally skeleton steals a cauldron of candy right out of the hall and takes it to his Skeleton Ball. Can you find the cauldron of candy before the Skeletons eat it all up?
Halloween or “All Hallows Even” is a yearly celebration observed on October 31st which combines traditions from festivals of the dead such as the Celtic Samhain (Summer’s End) with medieval Catholic observances on the eve of All Saints Day; a day of pray which commemorates saint and martyrs.
Black Cats weren’t always considered bad luck. In early Egyptian times, dating back as far as 3000 BC, the domesticated cat became a symbol of grace and poise and was praised for its ability to kill cobras and other vermin.