Halloween Party Games Ideas For Kids


Halloween is a fun season that shouldn’t go by without a celebration. Here are some of the best Halloween party games ideas for kids. Your children and their friends will surely enjoy these games during their Halloween party. These games are actually in line with the Halloween theme and these will definitely make the party more memorable and entertaining. The following games are also simple enough so you do not need any elaborate set up just to make them happen.

Bobbing for Apples

Halloween Party Games Ideas For Kids
Halloween Party Games Ideas For Kids

This is a simple yet fun activity. Take a basin and fill it up with warm water. You can also use an inflatable kiddie pool or a large bucket. Place in some crisp apples and allow them to float on the water. The way the game works is that their hands will be tied behind their backs using a handkerchief or some rope. The players will bend over the basin and then try to bite an apple. Whoever gets the most number of apples in a specific period of time wins the game. Make sure to have some napkins or paper towels nearby so that the participants can dry their faces after the game.

Mystery Jar Guessing Game

This is another great Halloween game because it has the elements of suspense and surprise in it. Fill a clear glass jar with a lot of Halloween treats like candies and chocolate bars. The guests basically guess the exact number of treats inside the jar. The person whose guess is closest to the real number wins the game and gets to take home the entire jar.

Pumpkin Bowling

Halloween Party Games Ideas For Kids
Halloween Party Games Ideas For Kids

This game follows the basic principles of bowling in which a ball will be used to knock down about a dozen pins. You can actually swap out the bowling pins with plastic bottles filled with water. You can use a medium-sized pumpkin as your bowling ball. Anyone will surely have fun trying to knock down all of the bottles in one go. The winner with the highest score gets a goody bag filled with Halloween treats.

Witch Hunt

This game follows the exact rules of the game Easter egg hunt except that the treasures are Halloween themed. The organizer hides a lot of Halloween-related treats around the venue. They should have an image of a witch on them to signify that they are part of the game. You can announce that there are various threats around the venue and then watch the kids scramble to find as much treasures as they could. This is simple yet very fun. You can bury them under the soil or hide them among the bushes. You can even tape some under the chairs.

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