Here's some scans from the October, 1973 issue of children's magazine Jack and Jill, which is full of Halloween stories, crafts and puzzles.
The photos below are from an article explaining how to make a "pumpkin man" yard decoration.
A brief bio of Legend of Sleepy Hollow author Washington Irving.
Build-it-yourself skeleton-themed dice game, Shake Rattle N' Roll.
Instructions for building your own miniature Spookie Shack.
A homemade noisemaker, the "Halloween Whirler".
Halloween-themed crossword. Better use a pencil!
A regular feature of Jack and Jill was a gallery of children's art. This issue had some Halloween-themed entries.
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