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Fun Halloween Party Activities for Children

Published by Erinn Creeks

Halloween party is designed for preschoolers or young elementary school aged children, you will want to examine some of the fun Halloween party activities outlined below.

Pumpkin Decorating

Decorating pumpkins is a great children’s Halloween party activity. Depending on the average age of your Halloween party guests, you can have pumpkin decorating include carving pumpkins or simply painting them. You will also find that this is a relatively low-cost party activity. You can easily find a number of affordable small pumpkins, as well as children’s paints, or even carving kits for affordable prices locally and online. Just be sure to purchase all supplies in advance, especially if your Halloween party is large in size.

Pumpkin Bowling

Pumpkin bowling is another great children’s Halloween party activity. What you will want to do is have a number of pumpkins that are small in size and preferably with small stems. You will also need objects to use as your bowling pins. These objects can be toy pins that you purchased locally or online or they can simply be empty soda or juice bottles. Depending on the size of your Halloween party, you may want to have more than one “bowling lane,” set up.

Guess the Item

Guess the item is a Halloween game that many younger children will find fun and exciting. What you will want to do is place a number of objects, preferably ones that give a “yucky,” feel in a bowl. You will then want to blindfold each child or have them cover their eyes. They will have to guess the object in question, either by touch or smell. Ideal objects include cooked spaghetti, silly string, gummy worms, or grapes.

Halloween Bingo

Halloween bingo is another game great for a children’s Halloween party. You have a number of different options when it comes to this fun Halloween game. For instance, you can find a number of free printable Halloween bingo cards and game pieces online or you can make your own. You also have options with how the game can be played. For toddlers or preschoolers, you may want to use pictures, instead of numbers. These pictures can include Halloween objects such as bats, witches, broomsticks, pumpkins, and so forth.

Halloween Coloring

Halloween coloring is a great activity if you need a little bit of quiet time, which is more than expected when hosting a Halloween party full of children. If you do a little bit of searching, you may be able to find Halloween themed coloring books. If you are unable to do so, a standard internet search should help you find free printable coloring pages that you can use. Just be sure to have enough coloring pages and crayons or markers on hand for all party guests.

The above mentioned Halloween party activities are just a few of the many that you may want to consider having on hand at your child’s next Halloween party. For additional ideas, you are urged to use your imagination. You may be surprised with the fun Halloween games or activities you are able to develop all on your own.

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