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Halloween Games

What are some Halloween Superstitions?

Halloween is a time when common superstitions, folklore, myths and omens seem to carry more weight, due to a thinning of the wall between the physical and supernatural worlds. A superstition is a belief or way of behaving that is based on fear of the unknown and faith in magic or luck.

What is Halloween?

Halloween or “All Hallows Even” is a yearly celebration observed on October 31st which combines traditions from festivals of the dead such as the Celtic Samhain (Summer’s End) with medieval Catholic observances on the eve of All Saints Day; a day of pray which commemorates saint and martyrs.

The Skeleton Thief

In this Halloween Treasure Hunt, a rascally skeleton steals a cauldron of candy right out of the hall and takes it to his Skeleton Ball. Can you find the cauldron of candy before the Skeletons eat it all up?

The Withered Corpse: A Body Parts Guessing Game

In a darkened room, pass around the prepared cups described below while you recite the spooky poem. Each person playing the game must FEEL what’s inside the cups. When you turn on the lights, hand each person a list of the body parts and have them write down what they think was really in each cup.

Halloween Guessing Game

Materials:  Paper, Safety pins As each party-guest arrives, pin a card with a Halloween word or phrase onto their back.  The guest must try to guess the word or phrase by asking ‘yes’ or ‘no’ questions.  No peeking in a mirror or asking someone else to tell you what it says.  Correct guesses get a small prize like a miniature candy bar.  Ideas for on the back.  Start with these words/phrases, or make up your… Read More »Halloween Guessing Game

More Halloween Jokes

What do you call a skeleton who won’t work? How do witches keep their hair in place while flying?
What was the witch’s favorite subject in school? Find the spooky answers on our More Halloween Jokes page.

Halloween Jokes

What do you call a fat Jack-O-Lantern? What’s a vampire’s favorite fast food? What do you use to mend a Jack-O-Lantern? Find the answers on our Halloween Jokes page.