10 Halloween Movies For Kids
We have just finished with the noisy fun-filled Navratri where little feet danced to the beat of the dhol. And there is still time for Diwali hysteria to take over. Not to have an ebb in the excitement, we could celebrateHalloween, a popular American festival. If you don't have any Halloween parties to attend, you can spend the weekend watching some not-so-scary ghostly movies.
Here is a list 10 Halloween movies for kids under 10:
1. Pooh's Heffalump Movie
Kids love Pooh. In this Halloween edition of the series, Pooh eats all the Halloween Candy. So Lumpy and Roo decide to be brave and catch the dreaded Gobloon who will grant them a wish (for more candy, of course).
This classic funny and slightly scary movie is a kids' delight. Casper is a friendly kid's ghost who haunts a mansion. He befriends a specialist, and ultimately falls in love with Kat, the daughter of the specialist.
3. The Nightmare Before Christmas:
Halloween King, Jack Shellington gets bored with Halloween town. And so he sets off to explore Christmas Town.
The Square Pumpkin: Spookley, a square pumpkin in the middle of round ones, finds himself different and thus gets bullied. Kids will love this Halloween-themed movie as they will accept that it's okay to be different and thus embrace themselves the way they are.
A young boy needs to follow 3 rules regarding his pet. However, he breaks them and thus, unleashes a gang of wicked monsters on the town.
6. Bedknobs and Broomsticks:
A Disney classic that revolves around World War II and Nazi invasions. However, it is handled delicately having kids in mind. Your kids will love the witches, wizards and magic bedknobs that make beds fly.
Marnie Piper discovers she is a witch. When her grandmother arrives for her annual Halloween, she accompanies her to a strange place called Halloween. There she discovers a plot that endangers her own world.
8. The Worst Witch:
Mildred Hubble is an adorable little witch who struggles at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches and is the Worst Student. Kids will love this movie as most of them will be able to sympathize with the little witch.
9. It's The Great Pumpkin
Charlie Brown:In this animated movie, while Charlie Brown and other friends go trick-treating in the town, Linus waits in the pumpkin patch to see if the great pumpkin pays him the annual visit.
10. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone:
How can any Halloween movie list be complete without featuring the bespectacled and brave young Harry Potter? Though all Harry Potter movies are a must-watch, this one's a real treat for young kids who will love Hogwarts Express, ghosts floating in the great castle of Hogwarts, birds and animals, giants, etc.
So dim the lights, grab the bowl of popcorn and cuddle up in the blanket with your little ones!
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