For kids, trick or treating isn’t just about getting candy

By ToyahAnette B (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Once upon a time, in small towns long ago, Halloween was a chance for kids to go wild, to be out from under the watchful eye of frightened parents.

Here’s my story

There’s no scary parts, unless kids running free in their neighborhoods frightens you.

Surely we can still recapture some of that fearlessness for children, without endangering them. It matters.

(If you have any trouble with the audio recording, try listening to it from my website: http://www.amydevitt.com/genre-colored-glasses/halloween-in-the-wild )

Writer, teacher, researcher, PhD, optimist. I explore language & everyday genres to help people see & choose the language & genres they use. www.amydevitt.com

Writer, teacher, researcher, PhD, optimist. I explore language & everyday genres to help people see & choose the language & genres they use. www.amydevitt.com