Looking for some fun Halloween activities for kids?  Whether you are hosting a Halloween party, helping out at a school Halloween party, or just want to celebrate all things spooky and fun this October, these Halloween activities and Halloween games will make your planning easy.

From a special magic broom to a Halloween-themed poem, these creative DIY ideas will make sure you have a memorable Halloween. And for even more fun activities for kids, be sure to check out these Halloween crafts for kids.

Halloween Activities

No bobbing for apples for us! Here is an arsenal of the best Halloween activities for kids and adults!

Halloween Activities for Kids And Adults

Make straw skeletons. Create a fun and funky skeleton with straws, black construction paper, a white crayon and a little glue. Hey, bones may be spooky but they are also science!

halloween activities

Here are 20+ Halloween crafts perfect for keeping kids of all ages busy and entertained.

pumpkin tootsie pop

Glow in the dark slime is the perfect cool and creepy indoor Halloween activity. The best part: it is borax free! So this slime is safe for kids to make, and can even be a Halloween activity for preschoolers (with supervision, of course).

Our Most Loved Halloween Tradition

We love to BOO! If you are looking to start a boo in your neighborhood this year, these You’ve been boo’ed printables will make it very easy to get started! Just pair the printables with some sweet treats in a basket. We love to boo (sometimes called spook) our friends and neighbors!

One year we changed it up and make a Magic Broom. It is super easy to make and I have made a special printable to share. Your whole family will have fun watching the magic broom secretly travel from house to house.  It is a perfect kids’ Halloween activity! I hope you enjoy it!

So this one isn’t for kids but adults. If you don’t have kids at home you still can have a fun Halloween activity for you! A grown up version of BOOing we call it Adult BOOing.  We have a blast doing this for our friends.

adult booing

Pumpkin Carving and Coloring

Color up some fun with these Halloween Coloring Pages.  Coloring is one of our favorite things to do at our home!  Check out our free whimsical Halloween coloring pages and pumpkin coloring pages. They are both a great way to keep kids entertained and engaged for hours.

Halloween Coloring Page

Carving pumpkins is a great traditional Halloween activity. Get ready to carve up some fun with these easy and free pumpkin carving ideas tip and tricks. From how to gut a pumpkin to how to carve, these easy pumpkin carving ideas will help you create some amazing pumpkins. You can also get these free pumpkin carving templates and jack o lantern faces templates.

cool halloween pumpkin template

Halloween Fun and Games

Make the whole month of October fun with these Halloween Jokes perfect to slip into a lunch! The Halloween jokes are silly and sure to get a giggle from your child.


Have fun playing these Halloween games. Many are the perfect classroom Halloween activity for parties, or if you are hosting your own Halloween bash! Share this Halloween story for the perfect Halloween Craft! It’s unique, because as you tell the story, the kids cut things out and at the end they will have created a jack-o-lantern!  This is a great activity for your Halloween parties at home or at school – kids will love it!  Simply read the story and provide orange paper and scissors!

halloween activity

How about a game of tic tac toe? Print these off for free. There are printable game pieces or you can use candy corn. EASY!

halloween games

Here are my tried and true Halloween Games perfect for parties. Kids love witch hat memory and blow the ghost.

child playing witch hat memory

Spending time with friends is the BEST Halloween Activity! If you are hosting a Halloween dinner, try these Halloween dinner ideas. We love googly eye pasta!

eyeball pasta halloween dinner ideas
Halloween Dinner

Don’t forget an amazing costume! We always have fun making a family Halloween costume together. Click through to see us as KISS!

flintstones family cosutmes

Get kids and babies trick or treating ready with these awesome costume ideas. How cute is this no-sew witch costume!?! We love the butterfly too!

child dressed as witch

Still Need More Halloween Activities?

Happy Halloween!🎃

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