Why spend all kinds of money on Halloween party games for kids? You can play old fashioned party games instead. They’re free and a lot more fun than you think. Do it yourself games can be changed to a Halloween theme for your kids Halloween party. Once you get going on this, you might come up with all kinds of new twists on party games for Halloween. Here’s some fun ideas to get you started.
Got an old mad-libs book hanging around the house? This is the game where they leave out words in the story and the party guest fill them in without seeing the story. You can give this a twist by using Halloween words to fill in the blanks. For instance when a noun is required, you might say witch or skeleton. When they ask for a verb, you might use creeping or stalking. This free Halloween party game is a laugh riot when read back to party guests.
Build a Scary Story
All the Halloween party guests sit in a circle for this spooky game. Turn out the lights. Start a Halloween story with the first sentence. A candle casts an eerie glow on the faces around the circle, but you don’t want to burn down the house with this free Halloween party game. Pass an electric tea light around the circle. As each guest gets the light they add a word or two to the story. Sometimes these stories end with kids running from the room in fright. Some will cause a laugh riot. Either way, it’s a great Halloween game.
20 Halloween Questions
Pick a scary Halloween character. The other party guests are allowed to ask you twenty questions to reveal your identity. Each person takes a turn and gets a guess. Do you only come out at night? What color is your face? You get the idea. If nobody guesses your identity after twenty questions, you get a prize. If someone guesses, they get the prize. This Halloween party game is completely free and educational too.
Write down a Halloween word or phrase. The beginning of a fictional Halloween story works well. Such as, “Dracula climbed the creaking stairs”. Give each guest a piece of paper and a pencil. Use a three minute egg timer. See who can find the most other words using only the letters in that word or phrase in three minutes time.