Fa-boo-lous Halloween Games for All Ages!
With traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating being put on hold in many communities this year, families are looking for other things to do with their kids and teens. We have come up with a list of 10 Fa-boo-lous Halloween Games that kids and families alike can enjoy!
Games for Young Kids
Bean Bag Toss: Pumpkin Edition!
Check out this adorable DIY Bean Bag Toss game from A Kailo Chic Life! This game is easy and fun for all ages to play but will especially be a good time for your little ones! Learn more at https://akailochiclife.com/2015/10/diy-it-halloween-bean-bag-toss.html.
Pumpkin Patch Stomp
This DIY feet stomping game is one of the easiest games to make! All you need is a pack of orange balloons and some small candy pieces to put in the balloons! Learn more about this game on Delia Creates’ blog: https://www.deliacreates.com/five-easy-halloween-games-kids/.
Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt
With having to skip out trick or treating this year, that doesn’t mean that getting candy can’t still be fun! Replace traditional trick or treating with a scavenger hunt that makes your kid go hunt around your house or yard for items or candy!
Spider Walking Game
Teach your preschooler how to spell and walk at the same time with this web walking game from the blog No Time For Flashcards! Learn how to make it here: https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2011/10/spider-web-gross-motor-activity.html.
Pumpkin Ring Toss
Coming in as the easiest game to play on this list is the Pumpkin Ring Toss! This activity only requires glowsticks and a few pumpkins of any size with longer stems! View the activity on kidfriendlythingstodo.com: https://kidfriendlythingstodo.com/pumpkin-ring-toss-using-glow-in-the-dark-necklaces-as-rings-kid-friendly-things-to-do-com/.
Games for Families
Pumpkin Pictionary is a fun game for people of all ages! Write these words out on tiny pieces of paper then stick them in a hat and then take turns picking them out of a hat. After that, set a timer for 45 seconds and begin drawing. See if you can guess what your family members are trying to draw!
Halloween: Family Feud
Enjoy a television classic this Halloween! Get the questions from Diva Girl Parties and Stuff: https://www.diva-girl-parties-and-stuff.com/play-family-feud-game.html.
Murder Mystery Party
This free murder mystery game is targeted towards tweens, but could work for any age group! This free kit includes a master plot spreadsheet as well as a list of characters. Each participant gets their very own printable party invitation as well as instructions on how to play and what character they are. Find the resources here: http://trevor-hopkins.org.uk/mystery/.
Halloween Battle of the Balloons
Looking for a hilarious game to play this Halloween? Look no further! In this party game for teens and adults, players will race to pop the balloons tied to the ankles of the other participants! Learn how to play here: https://www.thespruce.com/battle-of-the-balloons-party-game-for-adults-1357351.
Would You Rather?
Never has there been a discussion game quite as fun as Would You Rather? Celebrate Halloween by checking out these Halloween themed questions from the Brightful Blog, including questions like “Would you rather be a ghost or a zombie?” Find the questions here and if you want to add to the list by making your own questions to ask: https://www.brightful.me/blog/halloween-would-you-rather-questions!