Halloween inspiration, learning, art, activities and fun for all

Halloween activities for everyone Lots of great art, ideas and inspiration can be found in children's books. This collection brings lots of visual fun for Halloween with a great collection of activities and coloring. Grab some free samples, and take a look at these favorites:
* Wacky Witches Sticker Activity Book
* Witches Stained Glass Coloring Book
* The Little Halloween Activity Book
* 3-D Coloring Book--Happy Halloween
* Halloween ABC Coloring Book
* Halloween Scapes
. . . and more!

Halloween ABC Coloring BookFonts, type and calligraphy

This coloring book for early learners celebrates Halloween while reinforcing the ABCs.
      Thirty lively, ready-to-color illustrations include scenes of carving jack-o'-lanterns, bobbing for apples, and other holiday activities. Captions identify the trick-or-treaters' costumes, which represent every letter of the alphabet.
Photoshop Madness type and lettering Full story : Halloween ABC Coloring Book (Dover) by Sylvia Walker

3-D Coloring Book--Happy HalloweenFonts, type and calligraphy

Thrilling 3-D patterns to color include skeletons, candy, haunted houses, jack-o'-lanterns, and a host of wizards, werewolves, and witches on broomsticks.
      Follow the easy directions to create stunning effects that will pop right off the page. Includes 3-D glasses!
Photoshop Madness type and lettering Full story : 3-D Coloring Book - Happy Halloween – by Jessica Mazurkiewicz (Dover)

Witches Stained Glass Coloring BookFonts, type and calligraphy

Sixteen portraits of famous witches include characters from The Wizard of Oz; Macbeth; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; and other magical tales. Medea, Morgan Le Fay, Circe, Hecate, and other sorceresses from fairy and folk tales appear here, too.
      When colored and held up to the light, the images take on a supernatural glow.
Photoshop Madness type and lettering Full story : Witches Stained Glass Coloring Book by Carol Schmidt

The Little Halloween Activity BookFonts, type and calligraphy

Fun-packed activity book features mazes, crossword puzzles, connect-the-dots, and other entertaining and educational pastimes — all with funny and scary Halloween themes.
      Children are encouraged to find hidden objects, discover what's-wrong-with-this-picture, circle the look-alikes, and enjoy other learning games that also tickle funnybones. Ideal for trick-or-treat.
Photoshop Madness type and lettering Full story : The Little Halloween Activity Book by Anna Pomaska (Dover)

Wacky Witches Sticker Activity BookFonts, type and calligraphy

Two happy witches are whipping up a cauldron of spells — and you can help them weave their magic.
      A spooky castle background is ready to be decorated by reusable stickers of a flying broom, candles, black cats, and more, plus bottles of dragon breath, frog juice, and fairy dust. 47 stickers.
Photoshop Madness type and lettering Full story : Wacky Witches Sticker Activity Book by Susan Shaw-Russell (Dover)

HalloweenScapesFonts, type and calligraphy

Thirty full-page patterns to color feature all of Halloween's eagerly anticipated symbols: skeletons, candy, haunted houses, jack-o'-lanterns, and a host of creepy creatures, from Frankenstein and Dracula to wizards, werewolves, and witches on broomsticks.
      Each of the images is bursting with detail and bordered by a trick-or-treat theme.
Photoshop Madness type and lettering Full story : HalloweenScapes by Jessica Mazurkiewicz (Dover)


Enjoy these samples from the above books and CD-ROMs... click to view enlargements

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Check out the Publishers' Warehouse for hundreds and hundreds more samples that are actually ready to use! And, please don't forget ... we encourage you to share your discoveries with other readers. Just send and email, contribute your own reviews of your favorites!

Also See :
GO Halloween inspiration, clip, art, archive art, cards, and fonts
GO Vintage Thanksgiving Vignettes for Designers and Illustrators
GO Vintage Holiday Cuts copyright free clip art on CD-ROM, and
GO Vintage Holiday Vignettes copyright free images and resource art on CD-ROM, and
GO Vintage Holiday Greeting Cards art on CD-ROM

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Fred Showker

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