Throw the ultimate thrill-filled (non-spooky) event for and with your kids this October with these 28 awesome Halloween Party games for kids.
We’ve got you covered here on Kids Activities Blog when it comes to fun Halloween games, Halloween activities, spooky crafts, and homemade costume ideas this year = FUN. FUN. FUN!
(You can also grab more than 30 pages of Halloween crafts, games and themed recipes in this book —> Super Awesome Halloween Activities and Crafts for Kids!!)
Best Outdoor Halloween Games for Kids
So many of these games for kids are the classic Halloween games that we all grew up enjoying. They are a tradition for a reason and I can’t wait to share them with my kids this fall season. We used several of these outdoor Halloween games at my kids’ school for their Halloween class party. The kids loved it!
Give a cardboard box a Halloween make-over with spooky black chalkboard paint and new curtains today!! stinkin cute by KatherineMarie
Our favorite activity every year is to weave a giant wool and twig web to hang outside the front door to frighten the neighbors! The size of the spider that would inhabit such a web is absolutely scary! (photo below) via mollymoocrafts
This Halloween game is just plain adorable! Check out all the ghostly fun via its written on the walls
Best Halloween Games for Your Party
Throwing a Halloween party for kids is one of my favorite types of kids’ parties. It is so easy to theme, find cute and creepy decorations for, the food is awesomely silly and then everyone dresses up.
What more could you want from a Halloween party for kids?
Oh, games! Yes, that too…so many fun games to play and so little holiday time.
Split the kids into two groups, each group picks a ‘victim’ to wrap up in toilet roll like a mummy. Who wins?!! Just one of the shrieking great fun Halloween party ideas from mymixofsix
As simple, spooky but not at all frightening game for kids, while working on their gross motor skills without them knowing! via notimeforflashcards
(I’ve been waiting an entire year to write a Halloween post so I could include this activity.
More Halloween Party Games for Kids of All Ages
Pumpkin decorating is ‘classic’ Halloween fun. Try this no-carve pumpkin idea which is great for toddlers, preschoolers and kids who don’t like getting messy (above) from mollymoocrafts
A fun alternative to bobbing apples – hands behind your backs and “try” and eat the donut! Genius idea (and not just for Halloween) from Tiffany Boerner via madlystylishevents
This is one of the games we did at our school and it was a huge hit.
This is my all-time favorite…how many candy corns are in the jar? inspiration from madlystylishevents
Halloween Gooey Guessing Games
One of my favorite games as a kid was the gooey guessing games often found in haunted houses. Reaching into the unknown and feeling something squishy is one of the ultimate Halloween experiences!
Think of the fun and squeals with these Halloween games for kids:
Fun Home Science For Halloween
Creepy Halloween Games for Kids
Creepy doesn’t have to be scary. These are more giggles than screams when it comes to Halloween games for kids.
This is a fun Halloween party game, or anytime game! Spiders just freak me out anyway! via chickenbabies (photo below)
I wish I lived in KaterineMarie‘s house!! follow the clues to reveal the movie for Halloween Movie Night – what a fun idea for the entire family. This would make a really good adult Halloween game as well.
This was such a hit at my friend’s house last year. I gathered all the kids on the floor to make goofy spiders and the results were hilarious (photo below). via mollymoocrafts.com
Ghost balloons are fun Halloween science magic from the lovely MamaSmiles
Just like a traditional Potato Sack Race, except the white pillowcase is decorated like a ghost – simple outdoor fun for Halloween from firefliesandmudpies
Halloween bingo is such a great party game for a group of kids (or adults)! 4 different designs to download from makoodle
Halloween Games for Toddlers and Preschoolers Too
Nearly any of the Halloween games for kids can be adapted for the younger players. Halloween games are so fun for toddlers and preschoolers…they live their lives in perpetual holiday-mode! They won’t miss a beat joining in.
Have fun knocking down a few ghosts with No Time For Flash Cards
Great for Halloween party fun or just playing with your kids. via messforless
Halloween fun that won’t rot their teeth! via repeatcrafterme
Decorating candy houses is such a fun group activity for friends and cousins. Make it an annual not-so-spooky fun game at Halloween (photo below). via KatherineMarie
So simple and genius, via itsoverflowing
Open if you DARE! via KatherineMarie
Indoor Halloween Party Games
Looking for some games that kids can do inside? Sometimes the October weather doesn’t cooperate with outside fall party plans…
Add a little creepy to your Halloween party fun with this guessing game! via The Idea Room
Make mini witches hats for goofy finger puppet conversations via Classic-Play
If you’re planning on throwing a Halloween party then here’s some fun (free printable) photo booth props your kids will love – it’s Halloween selfie time!. photo above via No Biggie
Paper bag puppets are a classic Halloween activity! crafty fun for a Halloween party and handy for taking the treats home. via Make and Takes
No party is complete without this classic blindfold game. The extra eyes add a perfect Halloween twist! photo above
via Lil Luna
This free Halloween Bingo game is an easy hit at any gathering with kids (and grown ups)! via The Crafting Chicks
More Halloween Family Fun!
Are you hosting a Halloween party this year at home or in the classroom? (Or do you just need to keep your kids busy long enough to make dinner?!) We love this book of Halloween crafts, games and themed recipes! It is more than 30 pages of ideas! Grab a copy of Super Awesome Crafts & Activities for Kids and stay busy the whole month of October!
SOME OF OUR FAVORITE WAYS TO KEEP KIDS BUSY:
- Get kids off technology and back to basics with learning worksheets you can print at home!
- Make being stuck at home fun with our favorite indoor games for kids.
- Coloring is fun! Especially with our Fortnite coloring pages.
- Check out how to make bubbles.
- What’s the best kind of party? A unicorn party!
- Learn how to make a compass and go on an adventure with your kids.
- Create an Ash Ketchum costume.
- Try these fun edible playdough recipes!
- Kids love unicorn slime.
- Set up a neighborhood bear hunt. Your kids will love it!