Kids may not want to celebrate Halloween by listening to you read, but they will probably be excited to listen to an audio tape. Stop by your local library to see what they have in their lending library. Get several tapes so the children can choose what they want to hear when they get to your house. Let the kids dress up in their Halloween finest
, serve hot dogs and a soft drink or dessert; and discuss the tape they have just heard. According to Scholastic.com
there are "iteracy benefits of listening" to audio tapes.