25 DIY Halloween Party Games Kids Will Love

These activities will have your little monsters screaming with joy.

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Make your Halloween bash extra special with these fun DIY games that kids (and even adults!) can enjoy. Both adorable and easy to assemble, these clever takes on classic party activities like tic-tac-toe, cornhole, and Bingo will keep your guests eerily entertained all night.

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Candy-Filled Balloon Pumpkins

Just like piñatas, these adorable balloons are filled with treats and ready to burst open. Youngsters can take turns popping the pumpkins, or they can take them home as party favors.

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Skeleton Scavenger Hunt

You won't believe how easy it is to prep this fun activity using dollar store decorations.

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Pumpkin Bowling

Strike! This gourd-geous game will be an instant hit for guests of all ages.

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Jack Stack

Split little ones into teams and have them race to complete this puzzle crafted from disposable orange cups.

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Roll a Jack-O-Lantern

With each roll, kids can add on another detail to their personal magnetic jack-o'-lantern, which is built from materials from the Dollar Store.

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Pin the Spider on the Web

Entertain everyone with this play on Pin the Tail on the Donkey. It won't take long to set up—just print out and secure with tape.

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Autumn Tic Tac Toe

Use mini pumpkins as the pieces (one color for Xs, and another for the Os) for this spirited take on the classic kids' game.

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Halloween Touch and Feel Game

Your guests will be totally spooked when they feel the "bleeding hearts," "bat teeth," and "giants toes" inside, and you'll be laughing because they're really grasping at tomatoes, corn kernels, and carrots.

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"Feed the Monster" Halloween Game

This one is easy to make and so much fun to play! Plus, the monster doubles as a winning Halloween decoration.

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Halloween Treasure Hunt

Send the kids on a fun adventure around the house to find a Halloween treasure of your choosing, like a classic holiday movie.

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Poke-A-Pumpkin

There's a special surprise inside every pumpkin!

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Toilet Paper Relay Race

Wrap the little ones up in toilet paper and watch them run.

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Pumpkin Toss

The best part about this easy-to-assemble competition? It's edible, too!

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Spider Races

For the little ones at the party, this simple creepy-crawly race will be a treat.

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Pumpkin Golf

This crafty competition is sure to be a hole-in-one!

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DIY Halloween Mini Piñata

Instead of one big piñata, try these smaller, personal substitutes. That way, every kid can pull their own string and collect their own candy.

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DIY Pumpkin Twister Game

Upgrade Twister by creating the board out of multi-colored pumpkins.

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Roll a Frankenstein

This has such a simple set-up, and your kids will love crafting their own little green monsters.

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Candy Corn Guessing Game

Challenge your guests to this game of chance. Satisfy the winner's sweet tooth by rewarding them with the whole jar of candy.

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halloween party games halloween bingo
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Halloween Bingo

All you need are festive printables and some candy corn (or any other bite-sized sweets) to use as edible chips.

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Ghost Races

Glue black felt onto pillow cases to make ghostly faces. It's a fun way to fill a Potato Sack Race with Halloween spirit.

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halloween games cornhole
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Halloween Cornhole

Decorate your tabletop cornhole boards with black acrylic paint, double-sided tape coated with silver glitter, and any fake spiders of your choosing.

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Mummy Bowling

Wrap store-brought bowling pins with toilet paper and add googly eyes to make marvelous mummies ready to be knocked over.

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Pumpkin Decorating Awards

What's a pumpkin carving contest without some awards? Print out these fun ribbons (and voting ballets included) to give your favorite gourd a fantastic prize.

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Pumpkin Ring Toss

Choosing to play this game won't be a toss up—all you need are large pumpkins and rings made out of rope, wooden beads, and hot glue.

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