8 Halloween Party Games Your Kids Will Love
So, you’ve got a house full of superheroes, Minions, and fairy princesses. What now? Pull off the ultimate, family-friendly Halloween party by sticking with these tried-and-true Halloween party games. With enough luck and party game preparation, you’ll keep the kiddos occupied long enough for the sugar high to ware off…eventually.
Adults and kids alike bring out their costume creativity ‘A’ game when there is a contest at hand. . Make it an annual tradition and watch the stakes rise year after year.
Halloween Musical Chairs
Blast some classic Halloween tunes – no party is complete without paying “Monster Mash”, “Thriller”, “Ghostbusters” – and watch the kids go round and round as the chairs slowly disappear in this Halloween party game.
Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe Tournament
Stock up on tiny pumpkins in two different colors. Draw a tic-tac-toe board in chalk on your driveway or on a piece of construction board. Create a tournament with a sign up sheet and bracket, and up the ante by awarding the winner with a special Halloween prize.
Who can wrap their mummy in less time? The race is on. Provide two teams with a roll of toilet paper and a designated mummy. The fastest team to use up an entire roll on the mummy wins!
Bobbing for Apples
This may be the most frightful thing germophobes see this Halloween, but it’s certainly a classic. Grab a tub, fill it up with water and apples, and let the bobbing begin. It’s harder than you remember!
Just in case the kids don’t already have enough candy at their disposal, this Halloween party game will fill their candy bags to the brim with a Halloween themed piñata. Nothing entertains quite like swinging a bat blindfolded in hopes of a candy shower.
For the crafty hosts, create a ball toss game for the kids to enjoy with a cardboard box and Halloween-colored poster boards. Create your own pumpkin look using the colored poster board, glue it to the cardboard box, and cut holes for the eyes and mouth. Give the kids some soft balls to toss, and you’re ready to play.
Pumpkin Carving Station
If enough adult supervision is available, set up a pumpkin carving station so the kids have a fun, personalized party favor to take home. Print out pumpkin carving patterns to keep things as simple as possible.