Best Halloween Games for Kids

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Do you need a fun way to entertain your kids during Halloween that doesn’t involve downing an entire pillowcase of candy?

Whether you’re having the whole neighborhood over for a Halloween mash or you just want a fun way to enjoy the upcoming holiday with your kids here are over 10 of the best Halloween games for kids to play this year!

10+ Halloween Games for Kids

1. The Great Halloween Pumpkin Game

photo & tutorial credit: gyctdesigns.com 

The Great Halloween Pumpkin Game is perfect for all ages. Yes, parents, get in there and play!

For this game, all you need is a few paper plates, some fun and creative pumpkin cutouts, and a balloon!

This game is perfect for the classroom too and is sure to have everyone participating!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: gyctdesigns.com

 

2. Halloween Tick Tack Toe

photo & tutorial credit: jinxykids.com

Tick Tack Toe is a classic but this Tick Tack Toe has a spooky twist!

Grab your favorite mini candies and try your luck playing this adorably festive Tick Tack Toe game at your next Halloween party!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: jinxykids.com

 

3. Mini Pumpkin Surprise Trick or Treat Game

photo & tutorial credit: amagicalmess.com

“Trick” your kids with this fun DIY pumpkin surprise game!

All you need is a few cake stands, some candy, some paint and some spooky surprises.

Place candy, eyeballs, spiders or anything other surprises under the pumpkin and let your kids enjoy finding the candy or create your own matching game!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: amagicalmess.com

 

4. Halloween Pinata Treat Bags

photo & tutorial credit: chickenscratchny.com

For this Halloween game, you will be making candy/Halloween toy bags with the kids and then smashing a spooky pinata of your choice!

Of course, if you don’t want a bunch of children running around your home hyped up on sugar, you can always fill the Pinata with fun and festive Halloween toys!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: chickenscratchny.com

 

5. Halloween Scavenger Hunt

photo & tutorial credit: craftivitydesigns.com 

Scavenger hunts are the perfect way to keep the kids entertained no matter where or what you are doing and this scavenger hunt has a fun, spooky twist!

From ghosts and hay bales to witches hats and spooky black cats. Can you spot them all?

>> Get all the rules and directions at: craftivitydesigns.com

 

6. Mix & Match Pumpkin Faces

photo & tutorial credit: thesoccermomblog.com 

This mix and match pumpkin faces game is an absolute blast for kids and adults!

All you need is a bunch of old popsicle sticks or large craft sticks, black, green and orange paint, and some velcro squares!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: thesoccermomblog.com

 

7. Halloween Hunt

photo & tutorial credit: littlemisskate.ca 

Finding things outside is not only for Easter eggs!

For this Halloween hunt, all you need is some spooky toys or foam Halloween shapes and simply hide them around the house either outside or inside, equip your kids with flashlights and away they go!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: littlemisskate.ca

 

8. Bobbing for Donuts

photo & tutorial credit: dukeandduchesses.com 

A play on the classic, “bobbing for apples”, donut bobbing is not only more fun (donuts duh) but you get a sugary treat that’s perfect for Halloween!

And donut worry, your donuts won’t get all soggy!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: dukeandduchesses.com

 

9. Pumpkin Ring Toss

photo & tutorial credit: firefliesandmudpies.com 

Pumpkin ring toss is the perfect game to have at any and all Halloween parties and is fun for all ages!

Try getting different sizes of pumpkins and awarding different points for each pumpkin to make it even more fun!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: firefliesandmudpies.com

 

10. Halloween Pumpkin Golf

photo & tutorial credit: cookiesandcrafts.com 

Minnie golf is a blast all on its own but when you add a fun spooky, pumpkin spin to it, it becomes even more fun!

Create your own mini pumpkin golf game with just a few materials and a whole lot of creativity!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: cookiesandcrafts.com

 

11. Halloween Sink or Float Game

photo & tutorial credit: joyintheworks.com 

Sink or float is a fun game to teach your kids which objects simply sink or float based on what they are made of.

You can add a spooky spin to this game with eyeballs, toy spiders and even pumpkins!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: joyintheworks.com

 

12. Spider Web Obstacle Course

photo & tutorial credit: mamasmiles.com 

A spider web obstacle course is the perfect Halloween or rainy day activity for kids of all ages!

You can use string or even get really fancy and use fake spider webs to create a course for your kids!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: mamasmiles.com

 

12. Don’t Eat Jack

photo & tutorial credit: thekeeledeal.com

Don’t Eat Jack is a fun board candy game that has a Halloween twist on the classic game, Don’t Eat Pete!

This game is fun to all ages except for the tiny, tiny ones and is even a fun game for adults to play too!

>> Get all the rules and directions at: thekeeledeal.com

13. Magic Potion Juice

photo & tutorial credit: whatsupfagans.com 

If your kids love to dress up during Halloween and run around the house pretending to have superpowers why not have them create their own superpower/magic potion juice?

This is a super fun way to keep their imagination thriving while also having a blast in their costumes!

Get all the rules and directions at: whatsupfagans.com

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