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10 fun Halloween activities for kids

Sure, trick-or-treating and movies marathons are great, but these activities will truly get your little ghouls into the Halloween spirit.

By Emily Rivas

10 fun Halloween activities for kids

Fun Halloween activities for kids

Witch's hat ring toss

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. 



Get the instructions here: Sometimes Creative

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Pin the spider on the web

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!



Get the instructions here: Ella Claire

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Bubbling potion

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. 



Get the instructions here: One Perfect Day

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Hide and seek—bottle style

Toddlers will love looking for tiny, hidden Halloween treasures in these shakable bottles. Use different sizes of bottles to make the game more challenging. 



Get the instructions here: Of Learning and Nesting

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Spider web walking halloween game

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. 



Get the instructions here: No Time For Flash Cards

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Pumpkin bowling

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!



Get the instructions here: I Dig Pinterest

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Spider races

Get two kiddos to face off in this spider race challenge. This game is great for toddlers and little ones who can still benefit from oral sensory activities.



Get the instructions here: Still Playing School

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Ice play

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. 



Get the instructions here: Pink Oatmeal

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Bat slime

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 this Ghostbusters-worthy recipe.



Get the instructions here: Little Bins for Little Hands

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Halloween treasure hunt

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. 



Get the instructions here: Imagination Soup

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