When is Halloween?

Halloween is celebrated every year on 31 October. It is a fun festival of spooky magic and people like to dress up in fancy dress costumes of ghosts, ghouls and monsters, make pumpkin lanterns, go trick or treating and tell ghost stories.

Explore our collection of Halloween resources for teachers across the UK and let us know how you are celebrating Halloween with your class.

The sights and sounds of autumn
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Trick or treating with diabetes
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Get set for Halloween with Spooky World
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How to make fake blood
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How to make gruesome pumpkin ooze
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How to make static electricity spectres
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How to make spooky oobleck for Halloween
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Hacker's Halloween Nightmare Level One
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Hacker's Halloween Nightmare Level Two
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BBC Scotland - Hallowe’en Stories
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Top tips for plastic-free Halloween
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Shakespeare, witchcraft and the supernatural
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