The Best Halloween Kids Activities

A collection of our favorite Halloween activities for kids to do at home or school parties including games, crafts, free printables, and more. Halloween is…

by 
A collection of our favorite Halloween activities for kids to do at home or school parties including games, crafts, free printables, and more.

Halloween is coming and it’s time to start the shenanigans with our favorite activities, crafts, and games for kids to celebrate! Check out all the ideas below and click the links to direct you to the directions. Happy Halloween!

See all our Halloween Activities Here.

Pin this image to find these ideas for later and share them with others.

The Best Halloween Kids Activities: Find your next favorite Halloween activity for kids to do at home or school parties including games, crafts, free printables, and more. #halloween #kidsactivities

Day of the Dead Skeleton Pinata by Red Ted Art

Everyone loves pinatas and this DIY Day of the Dead Pinata is perfect! If you aren’t trick-or-treating this can be the perfect way for kids to still have fun getting gobs of candy!

Sugar Skull Pinata DIY ready for hanging

Skeleton Arm Relay Race by Joy in the Works

This skeleton arm relay race looks like a great way for kids to burn up energy from all the Halloween candy! If you don’t have a skeleton arm you can use a spoon. The ping pong ball eye ball is perfect for this game.

Use plastic skeleton hands and plastic eyeballs to have a Halloween relay race! Perfect for a Halloween party game at a class Halloween Party or even just some Halloween fun at home!

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Send the kids on a Halloween Scavenger Hunt through the neighborhood to look for Halloween sights like skeletons and ghosts. When your child fills in a square they could earn a Halloween treat like candy or a prize.

Send the kids on a scavenger hunt this Halloween to find everything from candy, pumpkins, and more with this free printable activity. #halloween #kidsactivity #scavengerhunt

Healthy Snacks for Halloween by Crafty Morning

These adorable and Healthy Halloween Snacks could be made before the party or add them as an activity for the kids to make during the party.

Mummy Wrap Game by Kids Activities Blog

Dress up the kids like a mummy with this fun Mummy Wrap Game. Since 2020 and the shortage of toilet paper is still too real, you could use White Crepe Paper Streamers -affiliate link instead of toilet paper.

wrap your child in toilet paper so they can be a mummy

Halloween Crafts by I Heart Crafty Things

Kids can make their own Halloween Craft with these easy ideas and free craft templates.

Halloween Bingo by Gift of Curiosity

Got a group? Then play Halloween Bingo to see who can get three in a row or a Halloween Blackout.

Free printable Halloween Bingo games for all ages! Cute graphics, and I love the suggestions for using Bingo to support kids' development of executive functioning skills! || Gift of Curiosity

Glow in the Dark Slime!

Keep the party “glowing” with stretchy Glow in the Dark Slime! You could make it with the kids or prepare it ahead of time and store it in an airtight container until Halloween night.

How to make Glow in the Dark Slime (#slime #sensoryplay #kidsactivity #halloween)

Halloween Paper Chain by Artsy Momma.

Make a Halloween paper craft that’s cute and easy like this Halloween Paper Chain by Artsy Momma.

Paper Chain Halloween Characters craft & decoration idea for kids to make!

Elephant Toothpaste Pumpkin Experiment by Hello Wonderful

All kids will love being a mad scientist during this Elephant Toothpaste Pumpkin Experiment!

Pumpkin Toss by Playground Parkbench

Kids will love this carnival style Pumpkin Toss game!

Paint Halloween Pumpkins

Check out these ideas for Painting Pumpkins. This is the perfect stress-free way to decorate pumpkins with kids because the only tool you need is a paintbrush.

Spider Web Game by No Time for Flashcards

The kids will wish they have 8 legs as they balance on a web as they play the Spider Game.

gross motor activity for kids

Pumpkin Twister by Pint Sized Treasures

I love this Halloween “twist” on the classic game to make a DIY Pumpkin Twister game. If you are social distancing, kids could play one at a time to see how long they can last until they fall over.

pumpkin twister game

Halloween Playdough Mat Set.

Kids can decorate pumpkins, make a witch’s brew, and have fun making spooky friends in the haunted house with this Halloween Playdough Mat Set.

Halloween Playdough Mats Free Printable: Kids can make a grinning pumpkin, a magical spell inside a witch's cauldron, ghosts and ghouls inside a spooky house, and a wiggly spider on a spider web.

Feed the Monster by Toddler Approved

Kids will love this homemade throwing game to see how much they can Feed the Monster.

Witch’s Hand Ice by Little Bins for Little Hands

Your kids will have fun melting the Witch’s Hand with this “cool” activity.

Halloween Charades by Childhood101

Get the whole party together to laugh and play Halloween Charades.

Printable Halloween charades

Halloween Coloring Books by Barley and Birch

Kids can make their own Halloween Coloring Book with this printable activity.

Adorable free printable Halloween coloring pages in a mini-size. A perfect sugar-free Trick-or-Treat or classroom favor!

ADD TO THE FUN WITH THESE GREAT IDEAS!

The Best Halloween Kids Activities Find your next favorite Halloween activity for kids to do at home or school parties including games, crafts, free printables, and more. #halloween #kidsactivities