19 Fun Halloween Party Games for Kids – Best DIY Halloween Party Activities
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Boooo-opoly Halloween Game
A take on the classic game of Monopoly, Boooo-opoly incorporates Halloween elements, collecting haunted houses and trading them in for screams.
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A quick way to liven up any All Hallows Eve party is a game of charades! Act out some of your favorite spooky characters from Halloween movies, TV shows, and more.
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DIY Ghost Piñatas
Continue the trick-or-treating festivities at home with this homemade piñata.
Get the tutorial at Make and Tell.
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Halloween Bend and Twist Party Game
After the kids are done trick-or-treating, keep their hands busy (and free of candy) with a game of Halloween-themed Twister.
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Feed the Monster
Don't stand too close to this big guy, because he's hungry! For eyeballs being tossed into his mouth, that is.
Get the tutorial at Tried & True.
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Spot It! Halloween Game
This matching game comes with 55 different illustrated cards and is easy to play with groups of all sizes.
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Pin the Nose on the Pumpkin
Move over, donkey: This jack-o-lantern version of Pin the Tail on the Donkey comes with 10 noses, a blindfold, and guaranteed laughs.
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Candy Guess Game
Have your family try out this guessing game — the lucky winner gets to keep the candy.
Get the tutorial at I Heart Naptime.
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Halloween Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss Games
Hang this felt banner (it's 30 x 54 inches) outside and challenge the kids to toss bean bags through the pumpkins. Both kids and adults adults can play together.
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Pumpkin Ring Toss
Your front yard pumpkins will serve as the perfect stands for this classic ring tossing game.
Get the tutorial at Fireflies and Mud Pies.
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Watch the little ones hop to the finish line in these spooky sacks.
Get the tutorial at Fireflies and Mud Pies.
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Knock out these ancient guys with a mini pumpkin.
Get the tutorial at Giggles Galore.
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Instead of making party favors, have your pint-sized guests grab a prize from a DIY pumpkin wall.
Get the tutorial at Project Denneler.
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Take your pumpkin carving skills to the next level for this fun game.
Get the tutorial at A Girl & a Glue Gun.
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Pumpkin Patch Stomp
Blow up balloons with treats inside for a fun stomping game.
Get the tutorial at Delia Creates.
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13 Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers
Even tiny hands can make these adorable Halloween decorations—with supervision from Mom or Dad, of course.
DIY these hanging ghosts from Thriving Home with cotton balls on white construction paper. Glue on black paper eyes and mouths in expressions of your choosing.
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Have toddlers practice fine motor skills by threading white yarn through holes you've punched into a black paper plate to create this simple spider web craft from Anne Lily Design. Finish with foam spider stickers.
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These simple pumpkins inspired by paper-chain dolls let kids create a string of festive faces. For the small trio shown here, download our template, below.
Accordion-fold an 18- by 5-inch piece of orange paper (tape two pieces together, if needed) into six 3-inch sections. Using the template, cut out the shape.
For symmetrical features, cut them from a sheet of black paper folded in half. Attach them with a glue stick.
- Download the paper pumpkin template here!
Transform toilet paper rolls into this monster mobile from Happy Hooligans by painting or coloring the tubes and adding on googly eyes, squiggly pipe-cleaner arms, and toothy construction-paper mouths. String together at staggering heights for a friendly hanging decoration.
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Create these gross-yet-gorgeous spiderweb sacks from Modern Parents Messy Kids with water balloons, white yarn, and craft glue. Stick on some plastic spiders for extra creepiness.
Trace your kiddo's arm and fingers on marbled green paper to create this monster hand from Happy Hooligans. Cut out and have him glue on foam fingernails and dried bean “warts.”
A basic gingerbread man becomes a mummy in this simple project from No Time for Flashcards. All you need is masking tape and googly eyes.
Help your toddler put together this cool bat from Savvy Sassy Moms that he can both display and wear. A toilet paper roll tube fits perfectly around little arms, and the bat's paper wings will flap as he moves his arm!
Let your preschooler transform a few of your old wooden clothespins into cute bats with some markers, construction paper, and red googly eyes in this DIY from No Time for Flashcards.
Collect twigs and branches on a neighborhood nature walk with your kids and then settle in together to create this spooky forest from Craftulate by gluing them onto black paper and adding eyes.
Finger painting is always fun, and the perfect way to create these Frankenstein faces from Easy Preschool Craft. Cut the top off a paper plate to make the flat head and provide your kiddo with the paper hair, eyes, noses, and bolts to glue on.
Preschoolers can practice their scissors skills by cutting out the simple shapes that make up this colorful witch from Toddler Approved.
Practice your toddler's grouping and gluing skills in this candy-corn craft from Thriving Home. Ripped paper in white, orange, and yellow turn a plain triangle into a treat when applied correctly. It's only right to eat a few of the real candies while making them, of course!