Halloween Charades for Kids (with printable game cards)

Val Curtis

The variety of words for Halloween charades are SO numerous. Charades is a fantastic game to play with friends and family, especially at a Halloween party. If you are planning on hosting a Halloween party this year, organizing a game of Halloween charades is a great way to keep all your guests entertained.

To get started on planning your game of charades, you will need some rules, a few simple items, and charade word ideas for Halloween.

There are charade words ranging from exciting to spooky, perfect for your kid or adult Halloween parties.

Items You Need to Play Halloween Charades

  • Bowl for charade word ideas
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Timer
  • Players

Halloween Charades – How to Play

To start out your game of Halloween charades, you will need to focus on a few simple rules. First, the youngest person goes first. This person will then choose a topic from the bowl of Halloween charade words. Once a topic has been chosen, the person must act out the topic without speaking. The remaining players must then attempt to guess what it is that is being acted out. The first person to guess correctly before the timer goes off gets to choose and act out a topic next. The game can go on for as long as you prefer or until there are no words left in the bowl.

>>Print out game cards<<

Halloween Charades for Kids

  • Pumpkin
  • Candy
  • Jack-o-lantern
  • Brains
  • Halloween
  • Costume
  • Carving Pumpkins
  • Scarecrow
  • Devil
  • Witch
  • Broomstick
  • Bats
  • Werewolf
  • Monster
  • Candy Apple
  • Haunted House
  • Spider
  • Dragon
  • Alien
  • Vampire
  • Ghost
  • Goblin
  • Spooky
  • Skeleton
  • Blood
  • Graveyard
  • Mummy
  • Trick or Treat
  • Black Cat
  • Zombie
  • Cauldron
  • Frankenstein
  • Fangs
  • The Headless Horseman
  • Cobwebs
  • Haunted
  • Mask
  • Candy Corn
  • Chocolate
  • Dark
  • Magic
  • Evil
  • Treats
  • Ghoul
  • Scary
  • Psycho
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Spiderwebs
  • Dungeon
  • Screams
  • Goosebumps
  • Boo
  • Creepy
  • Decorations
  • Clouds
  • Killer
  • Horror
  • Castle
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Dolls
  • Clowns
  • Dracula
  • Spirits
  • Psychic
  • Phantom
  • Make up

Halloween is an exciting time of year and playing a game of Halloween charades can make it even better. Just make sure to gather all the materials you need and get some awesome charade word ideas for Halloween. In no time, your family and friends will be enjoying the best game of Halloween charades, ever. Boo!




Charades is the perfect kid-friendly game for your Halloween party. Printable cards included.