Halloween Games & Activities

Have one seriously silly Halloween with these great ideas for party games, crafts, and more.

Harmless Halloween Pranks

Give your kids a little scare and a big laugh with these silly ways to fool them this Halloween.

8 Books and Movies to Get Kids Ready for Halloween

From old classics to new yarns, Julie Winterbottom, author of the new book Frightlopedia, gives you the lowdown on the best books to help your kiddo gear up for the 31st.

Mini Witch Hat Pinatas

Surprise Halloween partygoers with treats hidden inside mini witch hats! Just pull on the tag to release the goodies.

How to Start a Trunk or Treat

It's a candy giveaway and a tailgate party!

How to Create the Perfect Pumpkin Pals

Children's author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka shares his kid-friendly tips and tricks for giving ordinary pumpkins and gourds a one-of-a-kind new look.

7 Spooktacular Places to Visit for Halloween

Ready for a Halloween road trip? Grab the kids, put on your best costumes, and check out these pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and haunted houses perfect for spook-seeking families.

12 Halloween Happenings for Families Around the Country

Scare up some fun at one of these family-friendly Halloween events!