These Halloween games for kindergarten aged kids can be done in the classroom or outside. Great for parties at home or school.
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I love Halloween! It’s such a unique holiday that all ages, toddler to adults, love to celebrate.
This year I have a 4 year old (kindergarten student) and 2 year old (Toddler Room at Preschool) at home for Halloween and asked a few of my fellow mom bloggers for ideas on how to celebrate and they did not disappoint!
Some of these will only appeal to my daughter at four, but I think so many can be slightly tweaked for my younger son.
Before we get to the games, consider picking up some fun Halloween themed game prizes for kids.
Halloween game prizes for kids
- Glow sticks (adding glow sticks to a bath for a ‘spooky’ bath is so fun at the end of the night)
- Candy (of course!). If you’re hosting a party and want to keep the sugar down try these sugar free lollipops (Clean Teeth Lollipops)
- Clementines with Jack O’Lantern Faces
- Masks (dress up is so fun – here is a set of 24 animal (aka not scary) masks).
- Swishy Halloween Toys (Check them out on Amazon)
15 Halloween Games for Kindergarten Aged Kids
These Halloween Games for Kindergarten can be played indoors or outdoors – are great for the classroom, home or a kid party. Great for kids 3 and up.
Ghost Bottle Bowling – Halloween Game For Kids
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This ghost bottle bowling game is a simple concept, but what makes it unique is that the kids actually make the bottles (aka the pins) ahead of time so you get two activities out of one game.
Practicing fine motor skills making the game extends the time of the game. And sometimes you just need an activity to last more than five minutes!
Free Printable Halloween Memory Match Game
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This free printable matching game features Halloween favorites like bats, witches and ghosts. The cartoons are cute enough not to be scary for this age group. Kids can play them in both small and large groups.
Halloween rice sensory bin witches brew
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I love a good sensory bin – check out my post on 10 sensory bins for 1 year olds
If you don’t want to make your own I find Etsy is the best place to find bins already made up for you.
Check out these ones:
Free Printable Halloween Bingo Game
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Bingo is a newer concept for 4 and 5 year olds but are great Halloween Games for Kindergarten aged kids. This free printable can introduce them to the concept with easy pictures. It’s also a sneaky way to expand their vocabulary with all the new Halloween themed things (ex. Vampire, Mummy, Full Moon)
Fill up the Pumpkin with Popcorn Races
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If your kids need to get rid of some energy, grab a big bag of popcorn and have them race to see who can fill their pumpkin up first with popcorn. A little messy so playing outside is probably the best idea.
Pumpkin Ring Toss
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Another great game that can be played indoors or outdoors. Grab some pumpkins and a few rings (like these from Amazon)
Halloween Charades Game Cards
This one may need some adult help, but oh the funny things your kindergartner is about to do! Don’t forget to hit record on your camera for the laughs.
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This game is a twist on hopscotch and a maze. You can add prizes and obstacles to make it extra fun.
Halloween Party Game Idea: Jenga with a Twist
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Jenga is such a fun silly game, for 5 year olds and up they can start playing the game with this Halloween twist. You can also add the pieces to a bag for the kids to pick from if the tower is too advanced for them.
Would You Rather? – Free Halloween Printable!
This ice breaker game is fun for a party or the car ride home everyday in October. A great way to get your kindergartner giggling.
Halloween Game: DIY Tabletop Cornhole For Kids
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This DIY cornhole game has a fun Halloween twist using spider bean bags. You can make them with your kids beforehand.
Pumpkin Patch Stomp
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Fill balloons with some small prizes to keep them in place and let your kids go crazy trying to pop them by stepping on them. They can sit on them too if stepping on them is a bit tough.
Hot Pumpkin Halloween Party Game
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Hot “Pumpkin” is a take on Hot Potato that your kindergartner will love playing.
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Carve a pumpkin and let the mini golf begin. You can make 9 holes using various size pumpkins.
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“Feed The Monster” Halloween Game
Last, but not least! We have this feed the monster game. It definitely takes some DIY skills from you, but you can let your child be involved too if they are up for a challenge!
I would love to see your instagram posts if you play any of these 15 Halloween Games for Kindergarten ages kids! Tag me @mominthesix