Fun Halloween Parties: Games & Themes

You've sent out the Halloween party invitations, decorated your home, planned the menu…now what? These ghostly guests will need to be entertained and you'll want to find something that's fun, fast and easy. You can create your own activities or rely on traditional or pre-packaged games. Either way, you'll want to tailor your entertainment to fit your theme, children's age levels, the amount of time you have and your space limitations. See Planning Awesome & Affordable Theme Parties at Home for kids party planning dos and don'ts. The real trick is to overplan activities to eliminate too much unstructured time which can lead to boredom or even worse, "wild" play. A brisk pace will keep children interested and having fun. Here are ideas for fun Halloween activities that will leave your kids screaming for more…


Traditional Halloween Party Games & Entertainment:

Freeze Dance (using Halloween Party music soundtracks)

Musical Chairs (using Halloween Party music soundtracks)

Kidz Bop Halloween Party


Kids Halloween Party Music CD Halloween

Kid's Halloween Song CD

Hot (Potato) Pumpkin using a small orange pumpkin gourd or Halloween bucket

Jack O Lantern Candy Bucket


Spooky Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt Party: The Halloween Night Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt Boxed Set


Bean Bag Toss Games

Inflatable Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss


Halloween Pinatas

Halloween Pumpkin Pinata


Scary Movie Night: Tailor the "scary' level to fit the age and sensitivity of your audience. Ideas include:

The Nightmare Before Christmas (2-Disc Collector's Edition + Digital Copy)

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown [Blu-ray]

Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein




Easy Halloween Games Available to Purchase:

Boo Bingo Party Game

Halloween Jenga

Halloween Mad Libs Junior

Scooby-Doo Halloween Mad LIbs

Monster Mad Libs

Shrinky Dinks Halloween Fun

Spooky Tales Game Collection

Murder Mystery Party Games – Panic at the Prom for Teens



Fun Party Themes:

See Egyptian/Mummy Theme Party for Kids

Check out this wildly popular & entertaining Egyptian/Mummy Theme Party guide filled with great ideas for decorations, party games, favors, food and more. A truly unique and memorable way to celebrate the upcoming holiday!



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 The Little Ones Halloween Special

There's a chill in the air, and that can only mean one thing to little children. Halloween is coming soon! The Little Ones Halloween Special is here to assist with your Halloween preparations. Check out our selection of Halloween theme parties & games, spooky books, haunting Halloween recipes, Halloween jokes and more! Whether you are trick or treating with your little ones, hosting a Halloween party or just getting into the "spirit" of the holiday, our Halloween feature can help your family have a happy and safe Halloween!



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