Thousands of years ago, the Celts held a festival for the lord of death.
Many monks believed the lord of death rule the world in winter
They believed when the lord of death came, many evil spirits came with him too
There are different kinds of evil spirits such as goblins, ghosts, witches, and vampires
The Celts did not like evil spirits. They made big fires to drive the evil spirits away.
It was thought that witches had magic power.
It was also believed that witches like to play tricks on people.
Many children like to play trick on people too.
Today children in
People celebrate Halloween on October 31. Now Halloween is a holiday especially fun for children.