12 Halloween Games And Activities For Teens And Tweens

Halloween Activities For Teens

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Is your teenager planning to throw a Halloween party for her friends? Do you want to help her out by suggesting some fun spooky Halloween activities for teens to make them exciting and memorable? If this sounds like you, or you want to surprise your daughter by doing something special this Halloween, consider reading our post.

People around the world celebrate Halloween on 31st of October, in the memory of saints, martyrs, and all the other departed. Teens and children celebrate this spooky night in colorful and excited ways. They wear special costumes matching the spooky theme of the Halloween, go out trick-or-treating, recite horror stories, play horror music, and take part in many other exciting activities. Here is our list of 12 great Halloween activities for teenagers and tweens.

6 Fun Halloween Games And Activities For Teens:

1. Bob For Apples:

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Playing bob for apples during Halloween party is fun for teens and here is the one of the best halloween party activities for teenagers.

You Will Need:

  • A big barrel full of water
  • 15 to 20 apples

How To:

  1. Fill the big barrel full of water
  1. Place apples in the barrel
  1. Challenge your teen friends to pick the apples up without using their hands

[ Read: Halloween Party Games For Tweens ]

2. Wrap the Dead Body:

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You Will Need:

      • A big roll of white tissue paper or white cloth

How To:

  1. Divide teens at your Halloween party into pairs.
  1. One teen from the pair has to play a dead body.
  1. Give the roll of white tissue paper or white cloth to the other teen in each pair.
  1. Another one has to wrap the teen playing dead with the white cloth or tissue.
  1. One who completes wrapping first is the winner.

[ Read: Christmas Activities For Teens ]

3. Halloween Night Candy Hunt:

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You Will Need:

  • Lots of candies
  • Empty bags
  • Flashlights

How To:

  1. Place candies at different places outside your house.
  1. Once it is dark outside, tell teens at your Halloween party to go out on a nighttime candy hunt.
  1. Divide the teens into groups of 3 or 4 teens
  1. Give each of the group the bags for collecting candies
  1. Also, give them flashlights to help locate the candies dark.
  1. Whichever group collects greater number of candies is the winner

[ Read: Halloween Costume Ideas For Tweens ]

4. Dare to Scare:

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You Will Need:

  • Two dozens of sheets of paper.
  • An empty bowl

How To:

  1. Give every teen who attends the party one sheet of paper.
  1. Instruct the teens to write one dare on the sheet that someone else from the party can perform. Likewise, each teen has to write ten ‘dares’ if there are ten teens.
  1. Develop paper chits out of the sheets and put the paper chits in a bowl.
  1. Start playing passing the parcel.
  1. Whichever teen loses in the each round has to pick up a random chit from the bowl and perform the mentioned ‘dare’ in it.

[ Read: Fun Party Games For Teens ]

5. Hit The Streets:

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You Will Need:

  • Spooky costumes
  • Candles, pumpkins with spooky carvings, and other spooky materials.
  • A portable music player with spooky music.

How To:

  1. You and all your friends should dress up in spooky costumes at the Halloween party and plan to scare people on the streets.
  1. Get out on the streets at dark hours.
  1. Carry lights candles, scary pumpkins, and other spooky materials in the dark and emit scary sounds.
  1. You can play spooky music if you are carrying a portable music, player.
  1. Make sure you don’t go overboard with this act, and you all should know where to draw the line.

6. Watch Spooky Movies:

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Halloween is incomplete without spooky atmosphere. And what could be spookier than a spooky movie. Here is another halloween party activities for teens.

You Will Need:

      • Some spooky movie DVDs or a collection on a pen drive.

How To:

  1. Dim the lights.
  1. Get all the teens to sit in a group
  1. Play some scary, spooky movies on your DVD.

[ Read: Easter Activities For Teens ]

Scary Halloween Games For Tweens:

Here are some exciting halloween party games for tweens that will make the Halloween party truly memorable.

1. Murder Mystery:

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You Will Need:

  • Paper
  • Pen

How To:

  1. Create a gripping story, character list and solution to the murder mystery. Do not tell the kids about it.
  1. Now assign the kids a part in the story and hide the clues around the house.
  1. Tell the tweens to act their role and figure out the murder mystery together. It cannot get spookier.

2. Worm Bobbing:

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You Will Need:

  • Whipped cream
  • Gummy worms, 5 per player
  • Empty plates, one per player
  • Table and chairs

How To:

  1. Place 5 gummy worms on the plate and cover with whipped cream. You need to do this for each player.
  1. Tie the hands of the players lightly with a scarf.
  1. As you say go, the players have to pull the worms from the plate and place on the table.
  1. The tween who puts the fifth worm first will be the winner.

3. Scarecrow Race:

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You Will Need:

  • A pile of old clothes for the skeleton to wear, like gloves, flannel shirts, straw hats and so on.
  • Wrapped candy to reward the winning team

How To:

  1. Split the teams into 2 to 4 teams. Let them choose which kid they would want to dress as scarecrows. The scarecrow has to stand a few feet from the team.
  1. Now the teams have to dig through the pile, find the appropriate items of clothing and run to dress the scarecrow.
  1. The players have to move back and forth until their scarecrow is dressed.
  1. The team that dresses the scarecrow first will be the winner.

    [ Read: Halloween Costume Ideas For Tweens ]

4. Ghost Bingo:

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You Will Need:

  • Bingo cards
  • Halloween related images, black cat, a bat, ghost, witch, pumpkin and so on

How To:

  1. Make Halloween special Bingo card, but place a Halloween picture instead of numbers. You can also get the kids draw the images.
  1. Now hands each player a copy of the bingo template.
  1. If someone gets a bingo, he has to yell ‘boo.’

5. Witch’s Relay:

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You Will Need:

  • 2 broom
  • A group of kids

How To:

  1. Create a starting and ending point in the playing area.
  1. Now split the kids into two teams and tell each team to line in a single file.
  1. Now give the broom to the first player in the team.
  1. The first team player has to run around the playing area flying on his broom. Then he has to pass the broom to the second player and then stand at the end of the line.
  1. Continue the game until all the tweens get the chance to fly on the broom.

6. Cornholes:

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You Will Need:

  • Tabletop Cornhole Board
  • Black Acrylic Paint
  • 1/4″ double sided tape
  • Silver Glitter
  • Toy Spider
  • Corns

How To:

  1. Paint the cornhole board back and create a spider web design using a black tape.
  1. Spread silver glitter over the entire board. Brush off the excess glitter.
  1. Apply a coat of garnish to prevent the glitter from falling.
  1. Affix a spider on the cornhole.
  1. Now have the kids toss the corns into the cornhole.
  1. The kids who manage to throw the maximum corns in one minute will be the winner.

Your child would love playing this halloween party activities for tweens.

Did your teenager organize and enjoy a Halloween party last year? Share some more teen halloween activities and ideas with us here. Tell us which ones you liked the most. Leave a comment below.

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