20 Wickedly Fun Halloween Activities for the Entire Family

Keep every little ghoul and goblin entertained this October.

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Don't let the cooler weather prevent your and your kids from having tons of fun this October. These Halloween activities—including recipes, crafts, and games—will be entertaining for the entire family.

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Getty ImagesMarcia Straub
Visit a Pumpkin Patch

Visit your local pumpkin farm and pick up the perfect gourds to transform into jack-o’-lanterns.

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It's Always Autumn
Make Printable Halloween Masks

Let your little ones get creative as they fill in these masks by encouraging them to use lots of color.

Get the tutorial at .

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The Crafting Chicks
Create Halloween Paper Lanterns

This super simple craft is cute enough to display with your Halloween home decor.

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Lil' Luna
Cook Fun, Festive Finger Foods

Ask your kids to join you in the kitchen to make easy appetizers everyone will want to eat. May we suggest these adorable (and yummy!) pumpkin quesadillas?

Get the recipe at .


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I Heart Arts n Crafts
Craft Pumpkin Slime

Kids can channel Frankenstein when they experiment with whipping up their own ooey-gooey slime.

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Turn Your Home Into a Haunted House

Turn outdoor decorating into a family activity! Together you can hang a wreath, string up some lights, and assemble a display of pumpkins.


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Tatertots and Jello
"Spook" Your Neighbors

This game will spark some spooks in the entire neighborhood! Stuff a few goodie baskets with Halloween treats, leave them on your neighbors' front doors, and then direct them to do the same.

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DIY Your Kids' Halloween Costumes

Sure, store bought costumes are fine, but a homemade ensemble lets your kids' creative ideas come to life. You can even take it a step further and make your own outfit, too!

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One Mama's Daily Drama
Embark on a Halloween Scavenger Hunt

As you and your kids embark on an eventful evening of trick-or-treating, challenge them to tick off as many boxes as they can on this scavenger hunt.

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Disney
Plan a Halloween Movie Marathon

Spend a day, weekend, or even the whole month of October, and watch the spookiest and silliest Halloween movies.

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Crazy Little Projects
Face Off in a Halloween Bingo Game

Host a game night and play this themed version of Bingo. Don't forget the candy corn markers!

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Brian Woodcock
Whip Up Some Sinfully Sweet Halloween Treats

Candy may be delicious, but there's nothing sweeter than baking some holiday goodies together as a group.

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Giggles Galore
Roll a Strike in Mummy Bowling

Don't get too "wrapped up" in who's winning this spirited competition.

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Brian
Throw a Halloween Party

A well-planned celebration will ensure you and your guests have an absolutely spooktacular time.

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Ella Claire
Pin the Spider on the Web

This game is super-simple to make and play. See who can put the spider closest to the center of the web—no peaking!

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Brian Woodcock
Paint Your Pumpkins

Try something new with your jack-o’-lanterns this year. Carving is cool, but painted pumpkins are so pretty!

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Crafts Unleashed
Try DIY Halloween Cornhole

Give cornhole a Halloween update by painting a web onto the board and subbing in faux-spiders for the bags.

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The Real Thing With the Coake Family
Make Some Wickedly Cute Halloween Crafts

Decorate your home with easy DIY Halloween projects, like these .

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A Girl and a Glue Gun
Set Up a Pumpkin Golf Halloween Game

Fore! The whole family can practice their putting prowess with this golf game.

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Gifts of Curiosity
Play Toilet Paper Mummies

Pass out a few rolls of toilet paper to the kids and watch them get a kick out of wrapping each other up.

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