Looking for some fun Halloween party games for tweens that they will actually play? Then look no further! We have compiled a list of our favorite games that are sure to get everyone in the spooky spirit.
From classic party games to new twists on old favorites, there is something for everyone in this list. So get ready to have some frightfully good fun!
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If you are like most parents, you are probably looking for ways to keep your kids entertained this Halloween. Why not try a treasure hunt? This is a great activity that can be tailored to any age group. And if you have tweens, they will love it! You can think up your own clues or make it easy on yourself and get a printable Halloween Treasure Hunt like these. Happy hunting!
Ghost in the Graveyard
This classic game is always a hit with tweens. To play, you will need at least three players. One player is chosen to be the ghost and stands blindfolded in the middle of the playing area. The other players line up on one side of the playing area. The player who is it says, “The ghost is in the graveyard.” The other players then try to cross the playing area to the other side without getting caught by the ghost. If the ghost tags a player, that player becomes the new ghost.
Halloween Truth or Scare
This printable game will keep your preteens busy this Halloween. The idea is that everyone must pick a card and complete either the dare or answer the question. Don't worry these cards are suitable for most ages and have questions such as;
- If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
- If you could choose any Halloween creature as a pet what would it be?
- Would you rather be a vampire or a ghost?
The dares are things like;
- Go outside and howl at the moon (or sun)
- Walk around the room like a zombie
- Pretend to be a witch flying on her broomstick
Candy Corn Toss
Divide the players into teams. One person from each team needs to hold a trick or treat bucket and the rest of the team stands a short distance away. The aim of the game is to throw a piece of candy corn into the bucket. The team member holding the bucket is allowed to move it to try to catch the candy. Set a timer for 1 minute and see which team can catch the most candy corn. Candy Corn Games are always loads of fun.
This game is a great way to get tweens moving and laughing. To play, you will need at least four players. Two players are chosen to be the mummies and stand on one side of the playing area. The other players line up on the opposite side of the playing area. When the game starts, the mummies must wrap their partners in toilet paper from head to toe. The first team to finish wrapping their partner wins the game.
This game is perfect for tweens who love to dance. To play, you will need music and a large open space. All of the players form a circle and start dancing when the music starts. Every time the music stops, all of the players must freeze in place. The player who is it then walks around the circle and taps one player on the shoulder. The two players then have a dance-off to see who can continue dancing and who has to sit out for the next round.
This game is perfect for tweens who love Halloween snacks. After they have been Trick or Treating, play this fun game to see which candy they ended up with. The person with the most points wins the game.
This classic game is always a hit with tweens. To play, you will need a large poster of a pumpkin, a blindfold, and a piece of tape for each player. The poster is hung on a wall and all of the players line up. The player who is it is blindfolded and given three tries to stick the nose on the pumpkin. The player who gets closest to the nose wins the game.
This game is perfect for tweens who love Halloween and pumpkins. To play, you will need a large pumpkin and a small pumpkin for each player. The players line up on one side of the playing area and take turns throwing their pumpkins at the larger pumpkin. The goal is to see who can get their small pumpkin the closest to the large pumpkin without touching it, The player who gets closest to the large pumpkin first wins the game.
This game is perfect for tweens who love a bit of Halloween competition. The players are divided into teams and given a list of items that they must find within the specified time limit. The team that finds the most items on the list wins the game.
This classic game is always a hit with tweens. To play, you will need a large tub or basin filled with water and apples. The players line up on one side of the tub and take turns trying to catch an apple in their teeth. The player who catches the most apples wins the game. Or for a spin on this game, you could try the Donut Hang. Donuts are hung up with string and players must try to eat a donut without using their hands.
This game is perfect for tweens who love acting games. To play, you will need a list of Halloween-themed charades and a timer. The players are divided into teams and given a list of charades that they must act out within the specified time limit. The team that guesses the most charades correctly wins the game.
This game is perfect for tweens who love Halloween animals. To play, you will need a large poster of a black cat, a blindfold, and a piece of tape for each player. The poster is hung on a wall and all of the players line up. The player who is it is blindfolded and given three tries to pin the tail on the black cat. The player who gets closest to the tail wins the game.
So, if you're looking for some fun and spooky games to play with your tween this Halloween, look no further! Above we've gathered a selection of games that are sure to get everyone in the spirit. From classic party games like Bobbing for Apples to new favorites like a Halloween Scavenger Hunt, we have something for everyone. And be sure to check out our printable Halloween games for even more fun! How will you be spending Halloween this year? With your family or friends?