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!
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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Halloween Paper Chain by Artsy Momma.
Make a Halloween paper craft that’s cute and easy like this Halloween Paper Chain by Artsy Momma.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Halloween Coloring Books by Barley and Birch
Kids can make their own Halloween Coloring Book with this printable activity.
ADD TO THE FUN WITH THESE GREAT IDEAS!