Latest Trendy Halloween Party Games for Kids

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Latest Trendy Halloween Party Games for Kids: Here is the best collection of Halloween party games on or off the internet. These party games are both kid-tested and adult-tested. If your child is hosting a Halloween party then specially-themed games are a must. Check out our suggestions below – including ideas from our members – on how to make your party go with a bang!

For prizes, we suggest penny candy, so you can give out lots of prizes. For the little ones, make sure every kid wins a few pieces. At young ages, the object is to have fun, not compete against one another. Teens like competitive party games.

Latest Trendy Halloween Party Games for Kids

You can use Halloween party games for other events, too. They make great birthday party games, too. Some may need to be adapted to the type of party you are going to have. For example, the pumpkin in Pumpkin Bocce can be replaced with oranges or grapefruit.  Take the party ideas below, and use your imagination….. have fun!

Halloween Party Games for Kids

The “Name Game”

halloween party games ideas
halloween party games ideas

This is a warm-up, get to know you game for kids through adults.

All you need is:

  • 3x 5 cards
  • Marking Pen(medium or wide point)
  • Safety Pins

Before the party, print neatly the name of a person or character associated with Halloween onto a 3×5 card.

Use a different name on each card.

Make up enough cards for more than each person invited to the party, especially for kids. This can be such a fun game, that party participants often want to play it more than once.

Upon arriving, use a safety pin to put one card on each guests’ back. Do not tell them who is on the card.

Game Objective: To guess who “you” are, the name on your back.


  1. You can ask only one question of a guest, before moving to another guest to ask a question.

  2. Only “Yes” and “No” answers can be given.

  3. Laughing, facial expressions, etc are certainly allowed.

  4. Look for questions which will quickly narrow the quest such as:

    1. Am I a male(or female)?
    2. Am I a real person(versus fictional character)?
  5. If a guest guesses too quickly, give them another name tag.


Halloween Concentration party Games
Halloween Concentration party Games

Object of Game: To guess pairs of hidden objects. Like the “Concentration ” game.


  1. Take twelve post-it notes.

  2. Using a crayon or marker, number each post -it note from one to twelve on the front, non-sticky side.

  3. On the other side, put on two cards each the words: Ghost, Pumpkin, Witches, Goblins, Treats and scarecrows. Make sure each pair not in numerical order.

  4. You can make up any pairs of names you want.

  5. Put the post-its on a wall in two or three rows in numerical order.

Playing the Game:

  1. Each player takes a turn asking for two numbers to be turned over.

  2. If there is a match, the player wins a piece of candy.

  3. The play goes on to the next player whether or not a match is made.

Tip: For older “kids”, use more than twelve post-it notes.

Pumpkin Golf:

halloween party games for kids
halloween party games for kids

Object of Game: Hit the golf ball into a pumpkin.


  1. Carve out a pumpkin. Make the mouth extra large.

  2. Build a cardboard ramp about one to two feet side from the ground to the bottom of the pumpkin’s mouth.

  3. You will probably need some support under the cardboard.

  4. Tape the ramp to the floor for stability.

  5. Mark a starting point a few feet from the start of the ramp. The older the kids, the farther away.

Playing the Game:

  1. Each player gets to hit a golf ball three times.

  2. Each time the ball goes into the pumpkin, the player wins a piece of candy.

Pumpkin Bowling:

happy halloween party games ideas
happy halloween party games ideas

Object of Game: Knock over the bowling pins. Make a strike or a spare.


  1. Select several small pumpkins about four to six inches in diameter. You need extras in case a few split or break.

  2. Place plastic (children’s set) of bowling pins several feet away on the lawn or floor of the room.

  3. A great alternative to bowling pins are plastic liter bottles. Let the kids decorate them with Halloween objects before the game.

Playing the Game:

  1. Measure off several feet.

  2. Give each child two tries to knock down the pins.

  3. A strike is worth two pieces of candy.

  4. A spare is worth one piece of candy.

Pumpkin Penny Pitch:

Latest halloween party games for kids
Latest halloween party games for kids

Object of Game: To pitch a penny into a pumpkin.


  1. Method #1: Carve out a pumpkin (or two,or three) and line the inside with plastic or aluminum foil.

  2. Make the top opening big.

  3. Method: #2: Use several small plastic pumpkins(Less messy)

Playing the Game:

  1. Place the pumpkins a couple feet away.

  2. Give each player ten to twenty pennies.

  3. Every time a penny goes into the pumpkin, a piece of candy is won.

Pumpkin Ring Toss:

halloween party games
halloween party games

Object of Game: To toss a ring around a pumpkin.


  1. Carve out a one to three pumpkins.

  2. Buy or make three or four rings about twice as big around as the pumpkins.

  3. If you don’t know what to use, try an extra piece of leftover electrical cable and tape together with duct tape. (Scouts use this as a “Reduce, re-use and re-cycle” project)

Playing the Game:

  1. Measure back several feet, depending on age group.

  2. Give the rings to the player.

  3. A piece of candy (or two) is awarded for ringing the pumpkin.

  4. You can award one piece of candy for a partial ring and two if the ring is completely around.

Tic-Tac Ghost:

Best halloween party games
Best halloween party games

Object of Game: Get three O’s or X’s.


  1. Use a “Toss Across”game.

  2. Tape pieces of candy or small prizes on some of the O’s and X’s.

  3. You can use a paper note stating the prize. Sometimes the prizes are too big to put on the game.

Playing the Game:

  1. Each player gets five or six bean bags.

  2. Toss the bean bags at the game. There are two ways to win.

  3. Win a prize by getting three O’s or X’s.

  4. If the player turns over a prize, they win that prize.

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