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Our woods are very dark at night
I dare not in them play
Although I know most every tree
And every flower by day.

But Halloween I go quite near
And scatter candy sweets.
So when the elves and fairies come
They all will find a treat.

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Halloween Poem for Kids by Dorothy Shipman

Let’s Talk About the Poem – Ideas for Talking With Kids


  1. The child in this poem leaves sweets for the fairies. Why do you think they do this? Why do people offer gifts to others?