Incorporate a few fun Halloween games for kids into your monster bash. Having games at your Halloween party will keep the children entertained and having fun. When deciding what games to play pick ones that are age appropriate, easy to play, and accommodate all of the children at the party.
You also want to make sure that the games are Halloween themed by including things like witches, ghosts, and pumpkins into the directions or rules. Here are a few easy Halloween games for kids between the ages of 4-10 to consider for your party planning:
- Pumpkin BINGO: This is a great Halloween party game for kids because it is easy to play and fun. Make your bingo game spooktacular by using pumpkin tokens instead of bingo chips and ghost shaped bingo cards. Have a prize bag full of Halloween candy and toys ready for the winners to make a selection.
- Pin the Nose on the Pumpkin: Pin the nose on the pumpkin is an easy Halloween game for toddlers to play. To setup the game start by making an adorable pumpkin banner with black and orange felt. Have the kids “pin” the nose on the jack-o-lantern after a few blindfolded spins. The closest to the actual nose wins!
- Pumpkin Toss: To setup the game, start by carving a large styrofoam pumpkin with openings for the eyes and mouth or group together lots of plastic pumpkins. To play, have the kids throw beanbags shaped like ghosts into the holes to score points. Have each hole be worth a different number of points. The child with the most points after three rounds wins a prize.
- The Bone Collector: This game is a great way to get the kids up on their feet because it is a Halloween themed scavenger hunt. To set up the game, buy a big bag of skeleton bones. Next, hide all of the bones around a designated area for the kids to find. For the really little ones, create a diagram of a skeleton so they know how many parts to look for.
- Monster Musical Chairs: Musical chairs is an easy Halloween game for kids because all you need is chairs and some fun Halloween music. Have a playlist ready with Halloween songs and let everyone dance around the chairs. When the music stops everyone has to sit down as fast as they can. The child that doesn’t get a chair is eliminated. Each round another chair is taken away until only one child is left sitting.
These Halloween games will get you started, but you can easily transform any childhood favorite into a Halloween game by adding a ghost, witch or pumpkin to the mix. Get things started with kid-friendly Halloween party invitations from Punchbowl!