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9 Perfect Halloween Games for Seniors

You’re going to love this updated & modern list of Halloween games for seniors.

Seniors love to have fun & this list of Halloween games has some great twists on classic favorites.

This list of Halloween games for seniors are specifically designed for them.

This is so they can have fun without feeling like they are risking their health and safety to do so.

1. Halloween Bingo

Before you just pass over this idea, yes, this is a fresh & modern twist on the classic game.


With colorful, themed pictures on every card!

There are 2 different version – all with 80 different card each.

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Click here to see the first version – Fall Festival Bingo.

It’s cute & colorful with cheerful fall graphics.

Now if your seniors like something a bit more exciting, you can go with these creepy & fun Halloween Bingo Cards.

Click here to see the Halloween Bingo Cards.

These are not your typical bingo cards – with haunted houses, frankenstein, black cats & skeletons.

You’ll know which set of Halloween bingo cards is best for your audience.

If you think your seniors would like both sets, you can download them here & start using them right away.

2. Guess the Pumpkin’s Weight

This game gets the gears turning and builds a bit of healthy competition that doesn’t involve getting up and moving around.

Everyone can sit comfortably in their chairs and battle to see who can guess the weight of the chosen pumpkin, the closest.

Of course, adding in fun prizes and doing this multiple times with various gourds and sizes will keep the fun rolling for a while.

You can even mix it up and allow them to feel or pass around the pumpkin as long as it’s a suitable size and weight.

3. Hot Pumpkin

Instead of a potato, you can use a mini pumpkin, an orange bean bag, a cloth pumpkin, etc.

Just like hot potato, this game allows seniors to interact and get their blood pumping with a bit of excitement.

You can be creative with this part, just as long as it’s easy for them to toss around without a ton of effort.

Prizes are a must!

4. Don’t Drop the Pumpkin

This is played with balloons.

The only object of the game is to make sure the balloon never touches the ground.

Seniors have to hit the ball to each other like they would in a volleyball or tennis match.

Use an orange balloon as the “pumpkin.” You can do this in small groups or even with a large group.

5. Count the Candy

Have a large bowl of candy near the front of the room or area where the games are taking place.

Throughout the night or event, let seniors take a stab at how many pieces of candy they think are in the bowl.

Give the top three closest guesses a prize.

Having candy they could ingest or enjoy would also be a fun prize to hand out to all participants involved.

6. Fall Bocce Ball

This game is great because it can be executed either indoors or outside.

Have a large pumpkin positioned somewhere nearby that the participants can easily see.

Handout either orange bean bags or cloth pumpkins and play a round of Bocce Ball.

This involves each participant trying to throw their “pumpkin” as close to the large pumpkin as possible.

The closest pumpkin wins!

7. Halloween Movie Trivia

Quote lines from movies that participants involved would have a good chance of knowing and let them guess what it’s from.

Try to keep it centered on scary movies around their time. It doesn’t have to be Halloween specific movies, just scary themes.

This will keep it connected to the season and allow for some fun memories and looking back.

8. Halloween Pictionary

Halloween Pictionary is exactly what you think – all you need are Halloween themed items that can be drawn and guessed just like pictionary.

You can either have one designated person who does all the drawing or let the seniors divide themselves into teams.

If there’s one designated drawer, let the seniors give their answers as they draw.

If you want to have teams, have four to each group, two as a team battling against the other team.

9. Pumpkin Ring Toss

This game is great because they can actually sit & throw rings at pumpkins.

It does take more effort on your part – getting prepared with the pumpkins & the rings.

Plus during the game, you don’t want the seniors to keep getting up & bending down to pickup the rings, so you’ll need someone available to assist.

You could even have them pain the pumpkins a day ahead & then use them for the ring toss.

All of these Halloween games can honestly be adapted for any age.

However, these are great game options for those who either can’t or don’t prefer to get up and move around a lot.

Everyone deserves some fun on Halloween!

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9 Crazy Easy Halloween Games for School

When it comes to Halloween games for school, it’s a must that the games are suitable for multiple kids.

Not to mention, most teachers are limited to their classrooms, so it can’t be games that are so spread out, they have to be done outside.

This season can be a blast for kids, especially if just the right games are involved.

Here are a few easy Halloween games for school that I think you’ll love.

1. Halloween Bingo

This is a perfect game for a classroom full of kids who are excited for Halloween.

This is 100% the easiest way to bring some fun & excitement into the classroom without the kids ever leaving their seats.

I absolutely love these Halloween bingo cards!

The bingo cards are Halloween themed with spooky spiders, creepy trees, and haunted houses.

You can have the kids play with pencils OR take it up a level by giving them candy to use as bingo markers.

Little Halloween toys & candy make fun prizes for bingo winners.

2. Would You Rather?

This fun Halloween game comes in a kid edition, but it would be easy enough to adapt it for adults..

This option is great because it’s totally inexpensive & easy to make it yourself.

Chances are, the kids are already playing this game & they’ll love this Halloween version.

You could even have the kids come up with the question – just start them off with a few ideas & let them take it from there.

They’ll be rolling with laughter in no time.

3. Pop Goes the Pumpkin

Most kids love being able to destroy things, including popping balloons.

In this fun fall themed game, kids can pop as many balloons as they like.

The overall goal is to pop all the balloons that form the pumpkin.

4. Halloween Bowling

If you have a gym to work with, grab some rolls of toilet paper and some Halloween colored tissue paper.

Wrap up those toilet paper rolls and get a ball from the gym closet.

The kids will have a blast taking turns knocking those rolls over.

5. Poke-A-Pumpkin

With a little bit of orange tissue paper and paper cups, you can make an epic and fun game kids of all ages can enjoy.

Hide little prizes and even make up your own rules, depending on the ages of your kids.

6. Spider Web Game

This one will definitely take a gym or pushing back the desks from the front of the room.

The spider web game is awesome because it can be adjusted for various ages including pre-school to high school.

Go to the link and scroll down to see some fun ways other people have played this game.

7. Cornhole

Here’s another classic game with a Halloween twist.

This one will take a little prep ahead of time, but the steps are pretty simple.

Kids of all ages love playing Cornhole & the Halloween version with spiders & a web is just too cute.

8. Halloween Charades

Charades is a great idea for a Halloween game right?

This is perfect for indoor or outdoor and the whole class can get involved.

You can use the printable cards that she gives you or easily create your own.

It can be played with multiple teams too.

9. Pie in the Face

This is a little off-the-wall, but it is LOADS of fun for all ages.

You’ll nee the game and whipped cream, so it’s an easy on to prepare for.

Each person gets takes a turn to see if they will get a pie in the face.

Hilarious fun has never been easier!

Halloween games for school can be just about anything.

You can take games you already know and adjust them to match a schoolroom setting or even come up with your own.

However, the games listed above should get you started and give inspiration.

The kids will definitely have a blast and it should even give the teacher a good time without adding stress to their day.