Gather all your little witches and wizards for a fun game of ring toss—Halloween style! Want to make the game more challenging? Make each colour represent a different number of points.
The cardboard is easy enough to source, but if you need the tossing rings they're cheap and ship fast here.
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Forget pinning the tail on the donkey, it's time to get spooky and pin the spider on the web! Use free web printables to create the poster or create one yourself with black masking tape. Don't forget to have a blindfold on hand before playing!
It's a fun way to warm up before or after trick-or-treating.
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Has your kid always wanted to brew potions like in Harry Potter? Now is her chance! Buy tiny cauldrons from your local dollar store and concoct this simple vinegar, baking soda and food colouring experiment. It's an easy Halloween activity that totally counts as one of the coolest science experiments for kids.Photo: Courtesy of One Perfect Day via Pinterest
Toddlers will love looking for tiny, hidden Halloween treasures in these shakable bottles. Use different sizes of bottles to make the game more challenging.
Add in cheap, cute items and sensory essentials to get the experience:
Now here's a game your little creepy-crawly won't find so spooky. Not only is this game super easy to set up, but he'll have tons of fun while building his gross motor skills. We love this one in toddler Halloween pajamas or full-on toddler Halloween costumes. The choice is yours!
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Strike! Your pumpkins will thank you for this DIY bowling alley. The best part? All you need is a pack of toilet paper, a permanent marker and a gourd. This one is pretty easy to figure out and extremely low budget—we love that!Photo: Courtesy of I Dig Pinterest via Pinterest
There's nothing more satisfying than watching something melt—especially when there's a treasure inside! That's why your tot will love playing with these ice cubes that have been frozen with tiny plastic spiders inside of them. If spooky-scary things aren't your speed, consider throwing toy candy corn in rather than spiders.
Finish the day with scary stories, a good animated movie, Halloween treats and hot cocoa (if they're old enough).
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If your kid's into anything slimey and gooey, she'll definitely love making her own bat slime! Just make sure to use liquid starch not borax to make your goo. Or try the slime recipe of your choice, just make sure you have plenty of soap on hand for after. Things are bound to get a little messy.
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Want to keep the kids entertained for hours? You can't go wrong with an awesome treasure hunt! This one lets you choose where to hide the clues. It's easy to pull off this free printable Halloween activity indoors, at the pumpkin patch, corn maze or in a school classroom.
If you're trying this one out in school, follow up with pumpkin-counting math activities and relay races designed to get their mental (and physical) energy going.
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