The tradition of trick-or-treating as we know it today gained popularity in the '30s and '40s, when children were offered everything from homemade treats to coins, toys, and fruit. It wasn't until the 1950s that candy companies began specifically promoting their products for Halloween. Pictured here is a collection of antique candy boxes, including a 1940s popcorn container with a grinning clown face.
Popcorn Words... Easy and fun! Write sight words on piece of paper, crumple up and put into popcorn container. Child picks a piece, reads it & writes it! Check out the blog post for a FREE recording sheet.