Halloween Party Games by Age Group

For easier party planning, we’ve grouped our Halloween games by age. Now you can quickly scan all of our Halloween party games that best match the ages of your guests whether your event is pre-k, kindergarten, 3-7 year olds, tweens, teens or adults.

We ran a series of Halloween blogs showcasing our favorite Halloween party Games based on age, and had such a positive response that we created this page where we list Halloween games by age group. The party games featured here are show games and activities that are best suited to a specific age group. Note that some Halloween games may be listed in several age groups.

HALLOWEEN PARTY GAMES BY AGE

Halloween Party Games for Kids 3 – 7
The Halloween games showcased for children ages 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 include simple task games, games that are not scary, minimal or no writing or reading skill and often these games require the party host (adults) to lead, direct or assist the kids during game play.

Broomstick Witch Hunt – Children 3 – 6, adult story telling, search
Candy Corn Catch – Children 3 – 6, All Ages, target game
Candy Corn Guessing Game – Children 3 – 6, All Ages, guessing game, variations, photos, creative tips
Cluck Hunt – Children 3 – 8 maybe 10, silly, challenge, search
Create a Haunted Story – Variations for All Ages, creative, story telling
Daylight and Darkness – Kids 4 – 8, large space, take off on Red Light, Green Light
Eyeball Bounce – Variations for All Ages, challenge, target game
Eyeball Relay Race – Variations for All Ages, challenge, team game
Frankenstein Relay – Children 3 – 8, easy, walking relay
Graveyard Roll – Children 3 – 7, easy, hand & eye coordination, individual and team play, target game
Ghost Drop – Children 3 – 7, easy, hand & eye coordination, small space
Ghost Hunter – 5 and up, Reading Skills, search, solve riddle
Guess the Ghost – Children 3 – 6, guessing
Guess What’s in the Halloween Box – Kids 5 – 12, sense game, guessing
Halloween Bean Bag Toss Games – 4 Variations, All Ages, Challenge, Target, Relay
Halloween Image Bingo – Kid’s Image 4×4 Halloween Bingo 12, 25, and 40 card packs
Halloween Candy Hunt – Children 3 – 6, search
Halloween Corners – Children 3 – 6 and All Ages, movement, music, random winner
Halloween Left Right Game – Escape the Cemetery printable Halloween passing game
Halloween Left Right Story Game – Penguins 1st Halloween, candy passing game, everyone gets candy
Halloween Memory Match – Kids challenge, small group, game / activity
Halloween Mind Boggled – Kids and Adults, word game, printable option only – Boggle like word game
Halloween Questions – Ice breaker / party starter game, versions for children, tweens, adults
Halloween Spooky Sound Story – All ages, storytelling, group participation with noises
Halloween Treasure Hunt Game – Kids, clues / riddles, search
Halloween Who Am I? – Adapt for All Ages, question & answer, guessing
Halloween Word Search – Free printable word search, 29 words
Mummy Wrap – Kids 5 and older, challenge, relay, variations to increase difficulty
Pass the Pumpkins – Children 3 – 6, sitting game
Pin the Nose on the Jack-O-Lantern – Children 3 – 8
Pumpkin Bowling – Children 3 – 8, challenge
Pumpkin Brains Search – Children 3 – 10, gross, messy, good for pumpkin carving parties
Pumpkin Golf – Kids 4 – 8, outdoors or inside, one pumpkin or mini-course, individuals
Pumpkin Math – Children 6 – 9, classroom game, problem solving, search
Pumpkin Relay – Children 3 – 8, teams in a line, classroom
Pumpkin Smash – Children 3 – 10, single player & team option, balloon game
Spiderweb Hunt – Children 3 – 6, simple
Spooky Walk – Children 3 -6, musical chairs type game but no shoving
Toddler Halloween Games – Halloween activities for those 3 and under
Trick or Treat Game – Kids up to 10, silly actions
Vampire or Not! – Kids 4 – 8, indoors, guessing game, simple, not-competitive
Witch’s Hat Ring Toss – Children 3 – 6, Adapt for older Kids, challenge, target
Witch Hunt Game – Children 3 – 6 and kids, search for hidden witches

Halloween Party Games for Kids 7 – 12
Halloween games showcased for kids ages 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 include more complex tasks, spooky but not scary themes, competitive challenges, quick thinking and creativity. Adult supervision is needed for some games.

Bobbing for Apples – Ages 7 and up, classic bobbing game plus 7 ways to play
Bone Collector – Kids and Families, challenge, active, search, outdoors / large space helpful
Build a Scarecrow – Kids and Adults, challenge, creative
Capture the Pumpkins – Kids, Teens and Adults, open space and fields, active – running
Cluck Hunt – Children 3 – 8 maybe 10, silly, challenge, search
Create a Haunted Story – Variations for All Ages, creative, story telling
Daylight and Darkness – Kids 4 – 8, large space, take off on Red Light, Green Light
Don’t Lose Your Head – Ages 5 – 12, variation, relay, active, balance, easy to adapt to age group
Eat Your Brains – Tweens, Teens, Adults, gross, food eating, messy game
Eyeball Bounce – Variations for All Ages, challenge, target game
Eyeball Relay Race – Variations for All Ages, challenge, team game
Ghost Hunter – 5 and up, Reading Skills, search, solve riddle
Gross Food Guess – Kids and Adults, food
Guess What’s in the Halloween Box – Kids 5 – 12, sense game, guessing
Halloween Bean Bag Toss Games – 4 Variations, All Ages, Challenge, Target, Relay
Halloween Bingo – 5×5 Printable Bingo with Halloween graphics
Halloween Candy Mash – Kids 8 and up, adults, candy bar guessing game, challenge
Halloween Charades for Kids – Kids version, easy charades, Interactive, guessing, drawing , teams
Halloween Corners – All Ages, movement, music, random winner
Halloween Eviction – Kids 7 – 12, music, active, outdoor,random elimination
Halloween Left Right Game – Escape the Cemetery printable Halloween passing game
Halloween Mind Boggled – Kids and Adults, word game, printable option only – Boggle like word game
Halloween Mind Match – Kids and Adults, word game, printable option only – Finish my Phrase game
Halloween Puzzle Relay – Kids & Teens, challenge, relay
Halloween Questions – Ice breaker / party starter game, versions for children, tweens, adults
Halloween Spooky Sound Story – All ages, storytelling, group participation with noises
Halloween Story Game – Kids and Adults, preparation by guests, creative
Halloween Survivor – Kids & Adults, several challenges and rounds
Halloween Treasure Hunt Game – Kids, clues / riddles, search
Halloween 20 Questions – Teens & Adults, guessing, teams, mental challenge, office
Miserly Man – Kids 7 – 12, story telling activity, gross food passing
Make-A-Monster – Kids & Teens, creative, challenge, arts & crafts
The Morgue Assistant – Kids 9 and up, Teens, adapt for age, challenge, gross, messy
Mummy Wrap – Kids 5 and older, challenge, relay, variations to increase difficulty
Operation Body Parts – Tweens, Teens and Adults, messy, gross, teams, competitive
Pumpkin Bowling – Children 3 – 8, challenge
Pumpkin Brains Search – Children 3 – 10, gross, messy, good for pumpkin carving parties
Pumpkin Golf – Kids 4 – 8, outdoors or inside, one pumpkin or mini-course, individuals
Pumpkin Hunt – Kids and Teens, outdoors, running, search, individuals or teams
Pumpkin Smash – Children 3 – 10, single player & team option, balloon game
Scary Halloween Story – Kids up to 10 maybe 12, scary story, passing of gross items
Skeleton Pose Off – Kids 6 – 12, adults, challenge, active, entertaining, variations including relay
Untangle the Spider Web Games – Kids up to 12, parent supervision, open space, 2 games, challenge
Tragic Sam – Kids and Adults, gross food guess, add a creative story
Trick or Treat Game – Kids up to 10, silly actions
Worm Bobbing – Kids, messy, challenge
Zombie Attack – Kids and Adults, target challenge, outdoors


Halloween Party Games for Teens
The hardest group to find Halloween party games for is teens. Games for teens are scary, gross, challenging and competitive. teens tend to be either all in on games or think that they are too old to play games. We suggest you review any Halloween games for teens with them to make sure they are up for the challenge.

Bobbing for Apples – Ages 7 and up, classic bobbing game plus 7 ways to play
Bone Collector – Kids and Families, challenge, active, search, outdoors / large space helpful
Capture the Pumpkins – Kids, Teens and Adults, open space and fields, active – running
Eat Your Brains – Tweens, Teens, Adults, gross, food eating, messy game
Halloween Nightmare Bingo – Printable & Bingo Game for 13 and up.
Halloween Photo Scavenger Hunt – Teens & Adults, outdoors, challenge
Halloween Charades & Draw It for Adults – Teens & Adults, Interactive, guessing, drawing , teams
Halloween Costume Scavenger Hunt – Adult, camera, challenge, outdoors
Halloween Fear Factor Trick or Treat – Teens & Adults, gross, eating, messy
Halloween Film Festival – Teens & Adults, creative, preparation, make video
Halloween Match Me – Teens and Adults, Sentence match game, printable option only.
Halloween Pictionary – Teens & Adults, Interactive, drawing, guessing, teams
Halloween Puzzle Relay – Kids & Teens, challenge, relay
Halloween Survivor – Kids & Adults, several challenges and rounds
Halloween Taboo – Teens & Adults, printable, challenging and 113 cards
Halloween Trivia Questions Game – Teens & Adults, printable games with 22 Halloween questions
Halloween 20 Questions – Teens & Adults, guessing, teams, mental challenge, office
Monster Movie Trivia – Teens & Adults, adapt for age, challenge, trivia
The Morgue Assistant – Kids 9 and up, Teens, adapt for age, challenge, gross, messy
Murder Mystery Parties – Teen & Adult, who done it parties
Operation Body Parts – Tweens, Teens and Adults, messy, gross, teams, competitive
Pumpkin Hunt – Kids and Teens, outdoors, running, search, individuals or teams
Trick or Treat Candy Match – Ages 12 and up, challenging printable Halloween candy matching game
Which Witch is Which? – Teens and Adults, printable, witch trivia game

Halloween Party Games for Adults
Adult Halloween games range from simple fun to murder mysteries to gross and scary. Embarrassing games become more popular and competitive games become a little less important. Because of costumes, you might be limited be the types of games you play.

Bobbing for Apples – Ages 7 and up, classic bobbing game plus 7 ways to play
Decades of Horror – Adults, Printable horror movie trivia game, match game
Don’t Lose Your Head – Ages 5 – 12 and adults, variation, relay, active, balance, easy to adapt to age group
Eat Your Brains – Tweens, Teens, Adults, gross, food eating, messy game
Eyeball Relay Race – Variations for All Ages, challenge, team game
Halloween Bingo – 5×5 Printable Bingo with Halloween graphics
Halloween Nightmare Bingo – Printable & Bingo Game for 13 and up.
Halloween Candy Mash – Kids 8 and up, adults, candy bar guessing game, challenge
Halloween Charades & Draw It for Adults – Teens & Adults, Interactive, guessing, drawing , teams
Halloween Costume Scavenger Hunt – Adult, camera, challenge, outdoors
Halloween Drink If – Adults of drinking age – Social drinking game with 114 printable drink if cards
Halloween Elimination – Teens & Adults, printable trivia game, large group, 4 pack
Halloween Fear Factor Trick or Treat – Teens & Adults, gross, eating, messy
Halloween Film Festival – Teens & Adults, creative, preparation, make video
Halloween Match Me – Teens and Adults, Sentence match game, printable option only.
Halloween Movie Master Game – Adult, creative, movie riddles
Halloween Photo Scavenger Hunt – Teens & Adults, outdoors, challenge
Halloween Pictionary – Teens & Adults, Interactive, drawing, guessing, teams
Halloween Taboo – Teens & Adults, printable, challenging and 113 cards
Halloween Trivia Questions Game – Teens & Adults, printable games with 22 Halloween questions
Halloween 20 Questions – Teens & Adults, guessing, teams, mental challenge, office
Horror Movie Madness – Adults – printable trivia game involve horror movie characters
Monster Movie Trivia – Teens & Adults, adapt for age, challenge, trivia
Murder Mystery Parties – Adult, who done it parties
Operation Body Parts – Tweens, Teens and Adults, messy, gross, teams, competitive
Tragic Sam – Kids and Adults, gross food guess, add a creative story
Trick or Treat Candy Match – Ages 12 and up, challenging printable Halloween candy matching game
Which Witch is Which? – Teens and Adults, printable, witch trivia game
Zombie Attack – Kids and Adults, target challenge, outdoors

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Halloween Games by Age Kids and Adults

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Sometimes the biggest Halloween challenge is finding just the right game for your group. Adults who dress up in elaborate Halloween costumes will need something simple that won’t damage their costumes. Young kids just want to have fun and often enjoy task oriented games that involve aiming at a target, random winner games or group games where everyone gets to enjoy the adventure.

And then their are teenagers who often let image and peer pressure, determine whether or not they want to play games on Halloween. Teens often want a competitive challenge or something gross and embarrassing. Often today teens want something cool that can be post to Instagram, TikTok or Facebook, so the older they are the more disgusting the will most likely want their Halloween games to be.

If you are hosting a Halloween party and aren’t sure that your guests will want to play games. Here is our suggestion, have a few Halloween games for the kids or adults ready to go. That way you are covered, just keep it simple like a relay, target or an easy to play random winner game like Halloween Corners that can be set up in just a few minutes.

Good luck and Happy Halloween from Party Game Ideas.