You've Been BOOED Halloween Letter

Halloween Letter Neighborhood Gag Gift

Front door halloween decorations
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Trick or treat! This Halloween trick is a delightful treat for neighbors, friends and family. It's a fun surprise gift that you can make and leave on someone's door without them knowing. Here's how it works:

Simply print out the poem below (or make up your own), gather a few treats, and make a little sign that simply reads "BOO!" Then put everything all together in a little treat bag or basket and secretly leave them on someone's front steps.

Materials Needed

Poem to Print

The air is cool, the season fall,
Soon Halloween will come to all.

Ghosts and goblins, spooks galore...
Tricky witches at your door.

The spooks are after things to do,
In fact, a spook brought this "Boo" to you!

The excitement comes when friends like you,
Copy this note and make it two.

We'll all have smiles upon our faces,
No one will know who "BOO"ed whose places!

Just two short days to work your spell,
Keep it secret, hide it well.

Please join the fun, the season's here
Just spread these "BOO's" and Halloween cheer.

You Have Been BOOED! Sign

Include a sheet of paper that says:

You have been BOOED! Please keep it going by following these directions:

  1. Enjoy your treat.
  2. Place the BOO sign on your front door or visible in a window.
  3. Within two days, make two copies of this note, two treats and two BOO signs
  4. Secretly deliver to two neighbors or friends without a BOO.
  1. Keep an eye on nearby front doors to see how far and fast it spreads by Halloween.