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Did you know, the word “witch” comes from the Old English wicce, meaning “wise woman.” In fact, wiccan were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings or sabbats on Halloween night. Pretty neat, huh?

Happy Halloween!

Halloween is one of Thinga's favorite holidays. From costumes, to candy, to carving pumpkins under a full moon ... there's a spooktacular adventure for everyone. Check out festive fun facts, games, DIY projects and more on our Punk Pumpkin fun page! But first, watch this festive Halloween video, how many faces do you see?

Punk-Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Using your brain, the search bar, and by checking out a few posts, you can solve riddles to find Punk-Pumpkin and to ensure he makes it out trick-or-treating with his friends!

Solve this riddle to get to clue #1

"I'm an article of clothing and I also rhyme with "mess!"
Try me on for the key to scavenger hunt success!

When you figure the word out, type it into the search bar on the main page

Scary-Funny Jokes

Mummies fav music


Rap music

Why couldn't the skeleton dance at the party?


He had noBODY to dance with!

Why is the semetary a great place to tell a story?


There are lots of plots

Why are vampires easy to fool


Because they're all suckers!

What do you call a skeleton with no job?


Lazy bones

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Halloween, A Small History

People have been celebrating Halloween for many years. It's hard to believe, but when Halloween was first celebrated there was no such thing as trick or treating. Crazy, right? Watch this awesome video to learn more cool facts about the history of Halloween.

Melted Wax Pumpkin DIY

One of the most popular and entertaining Halloween traditions, pumpkin carving light the way for trick or treaters on Halloween night. Usually outside and illuminated with tiny candles, trick or treaters and strangers passing by get to appreciate the different faces and designs. This pumpkin art however, is a new take on a very old tradition!

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Materials/ Instructions

  • Pumpkin(s) (white works best for color)
  • Crayons
  • Blow dryer
  • Tacky glue
  • Garbage bag or piece of cardboard
  • Spooky Halloween music (optional)

Once you have all the materials together break the crayons in half and glue them to the top of your pumpkin. After the glue dries simply take the blow dryer to the pumpkin to melt the crayons. The final step is to display your funky pumpkin!

This might be hard to believe but the largest pumpkin ever measured was grown by Norm Craven, who broke the world record in 1993 with a 836 lb. pumpkin. That's one robust pumpkin!

Skeleton Humor

Skeletons definitely add to the spookiness of Halloween season. They make a killer costume or an awesome decoration for around the house. This skeleton however, isn't spooky at all, she's hilarious!

Costume Inspiration

Costume hunting can be overwhelming, that's why we thought it might be helpful to put together a small Halloween costume photo gallery. Look through the pictures below for some inspiration or simply for a chuckle. BOOcareful, these costumes are pretty funny.

DIY : Kobold Mask

Need a sweet mask to show off to your friends at school? This one's super easy and fun!

Go to this Thinga Feed page and download our awesome Bubsy! Kobold mask for Halloween.

This mask was designed by artist Rollin Kunz and you can Get it here!


Halloween Pictures

Costumes are a great excuse to get creative and to have some fun. Send us a picture of your favorite Halloween costume for the chance to be featured on the Awesome Board.

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