Throwing a Halloween party this year? You’ll need some themed activities, decorations, kids party food ideas and an awesome list of Halloween games to play.
You’ll find the game ideas right here. How about fun games you can play at home or on a budget like Pop the Pumpkin, Witch’s Hat Toss, Newspaper Eating Monster, Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe, or Pumpkin Golf?
Get everyone up and moving with party activities like Halloween Bowling, Spider Web Walk, Giant Bubbles or Ghost Toss. A Halloween game of Cornhole is always fun, and grab the blindfold for Pin-the-Nose on the Monster! There are colouring pages, activity mazes, word search sheets and photo booth props.
We’ve featured all these fun Halloween party games and activities, and more in this round up.
We’ve searched Pinterest to provide a list of games that appeal to all ages — from toddlers to tweens to teens to college students to the elderly. We’ve also ensured they work for a large group or school class parties, as they can be played both indoors or outdoors at home OR in a classroom or gym at school.
They are perfect for those who don’t have a huge budget for supplies or prizes — as they can be made with everyday items like boxes, buckets, tissue paper, toilet paper, marshmallows, balloons, candy and apples.
1. Poke A Pumpkin
Orange cups, napkins and rubber bands hide tricks AND treats in this fun game that puts a new spin on treasure hunting.
You can create your own version of this thrilling Halloween game by hiding prizes inside orange cups and affixing napkins over the tops using rubber bands.
Hot glue the cups to a piece of black foam core in the shape of a pumpkin. Treats could include things like candy, stickers, and small toys. Tricks could include toothpaste, socks, and gag gifts.
2. Pop Goes The Pumpkin
Are you looking to kick off Halloween with a bang? You don’t have to buy your fun when you can make it! This pop goes the pumpkin game will keep the Halloween “boos” at bay!
Confetti and candy filled balloons start the party off with a bang! This Halloween party game is great for older kids up to 10 to 12 years old who won’t be alarmed by the loud popping of balloons.
Bonus—this classic balloon pop game also makes a festive wall decoration for your party!
3. Witches Hat Toss
Such a great game to play! The witching hour definitely calls for a wickedly fun party game. Everyone’s favourite carnival favourite game of ring-toss is given a twist by using witch hats in place of cones.
Feeling crafty? You can make the witch hats out of craft paper and glue. Short on time? Pick up some readymade witch hats.
4. Newspaper Eating Monster Toss
Halloween party games bring plenty of excitement! Here’s another fun and easy toss game you can incorporate into your next Halloween party.
A couple of simple embellishments + a bucket = squeals of delight when you call it “feeding a monster.”
This is an especially great game for preschool (pre-k) children as young as three years old, kindergarten, and grade one and grade two. Hang on to those old newspapers and use them for this thrilling newspaper eating monster toss game! Great for home or school parties and carnivals.
5. Spider Web Walking Halloween Game
This game gives “searching the web” new meaning! It actually requires balance and problem solving, with a few spiders thrown in for excitement.