Halloween is coming (wha, wha,聽whaat?!). That鈥檚 right 鈥斅爐ime to get those聽costume ideas ready while you plan out the *perf* Halloween bash. Take those Halloween yard聽decorations to the next level this year聽with聽a聽reminder of some of the top pinned pumpkin ideas. Then check out those no-carve painted pumpkin ideas which are just perfect (and perfectly safe) for little makers in the making. Speaking of little kids, if you鈥檙e looking for Halloween-themed fun and games, we have 17 crazy聽Halloween activities聽that will have the聽little monsters on your聽block howling with laughter.


1.聽Halloween Mummy Relay: Wrap up the聽mummies from head to toe 鈥 giving them room to see and breath 鈥 and they鈥檒l be off聽to聽the finish line as fast as a mummy聽can move. Even the聽parents standing on the sidelines will be giggling with laughter. (via Six Cherries on Top)


2. Pin the Bowtie on the Skeleton: Like the donkey game we all know and love, this version聽has kids pinning colorful bow ties on Mr. Bones. Doesn鈥檛 he look sharp in his formal attire? This game costs less than $5 to make and provides hours of entertainment. (via Who Arted?)


3.聽Pop Goes the Pumpkin: A Halloween take on the聽classic carnival game, this one doubles as聽a festive wall decoration. As kids stick the balloons with pins, they聽burst, raining聽confetti聽and candy on their pals. This one鈥檚 explosive fun! (via Martha Stewart)


4. Pumpkin Patch Stomp: Kids will love getting to stomp on pumpkin-colored balloons until they burst. Coins and bubblegum prove聽heavy enough to anchor the balloons and survive little stomping feet. If you鈥檝e got a playlist in the works for your shindig, be sure to include聽鈥淢onster Mash鈥 and play it as a backdrop to聽this game. (via Delia Creates)


5. Spider Web: Hanging rope, string or painter鈥檚 tape聽from聽tree to tree creates a聽perfect web-like聽obstacle course. All the聽kids that make it through the spider鈥檚 web win a prize. (via Ashley Ann Photography)


6. Donut Dunk: This challenge recalls the traditional apple dunk game, without getting everyone聽wet. Some kids will follow the no-hands rule鈥 others won鈥檛 鈥 but both are聽hilarious to watch! Use apple cider donuts if you want to stay true to the harvest theme. (via Small Fry)


7. Pumpkin Bowling Halloween Game: Pumpkin Bowling is easy for kids to play and for parents聽to pull off. Make ghost faces on聽rolls of toilet paper using a black permanent marker, then聽pick your roundest pumpkin to be the 鈥渂all.鈥 Kids will happily take turns聽knocking down pins聽for hours!聽(via I Dig Pinterest)


8. Pin the Spider on the Web: Another take on Pin the Tail聽on the Donkey, this spider game is so cute and very easy for even the youngest toddlers to play. Click through for printable download suggestions. (via Ella Claire)


9.聽Spider Races: Armed with a plastic spider and a wide milkshake straw, kids blow their spider across the finish line. This game results in tons of giggles聽as spiders go crashing into one another or get blown away by an opponent. Even the adults will want to play this one.聽(via聽Still Playing School)


10.聽Jello Worms: Kids love gross sensory games, but this one鈥檚 extra gross because these worms are edible. You鈥檒l hear squeals of laughter as they chomp down on squishy, slimy jello worms. (via聽One Little Project)


11. Halloween Cans Bowling Game: Green Frankenstein, orange pumpkin, white mummy or colorful cyclops 鈥 kids will want to paint them all.聽This cute monster bowling game is as much fun for them聽to make as it is to play, so that鈥檚 two activities in one. (via Keeping It Simple)


12.聽Spider Web Walking Halloween Game: Part maze, part balancing act, this game is spooky without being scary for little ones. The object is to get from point A to point B, while avoiding all ghosts. (via聽No Time For Flash Cards)


13. Skeleton Puzzle: Kids have so much fun putting Mr. Bones back together again that you鈥檒l need to drag them away from this one. All you need to make it聽is some heavy cardstock and a Sharpie. If you鈥檝e got a party playlist in the works, 鈥淒em Bones鈥 would be a聽perfect theme song. (via A Girl and a Glue Gun)


14.聽Pumpkin Toss Game: This game is so easy to make. Just trace聽pumpkin patterns onto orange poster board and聽cut the pieces out. Orange tennis balls with sketched on jack-o鈥-lantern faces are perfect for tossing, but bean bags will聽work too. Click through for a downloadable pattern. (via BHG)


15.聽Mix and Match Jack-o-Lantern Faces: Kids have hours of fun聽deciding what sort of face to put on Mr. Jack. Scary? Cute? Funny? Or all of the above? Similar to聽the Mr. Potato Head game, the goofier the better. Click through for scans to trace the parts for six different faces.聽(via Chica & Jo)


16.聽Frankenstein鈥檚 Phlegm 鈥斅燼 Homemade Slime Recipe: Here鈥檚 another one that鈥檚 super icky but super awesome at the same time. Slime is just so cool 鈥 the way it聽slips through your fingers and can form聽all sorts of interesting, goopy shapes. Bonus: Use glow in the dark paint for a whole other dimension of fun after聽the lights go off. (via聽Dream a Little Bigger)


17.聽Dollar Store DIY Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries: These adorable mummy luminaries are quick, easy and inexpensive to pull off. Light them with battery operated 鈥渃andles鈥 and they鈥檙e safe for kids. Bonus: They double as both a crafty activity and cute Halloween decor. (via聽CincyShopper)

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