Halloween is the time for sweets and treats, and most kids' party activities include them. With many schools are eliminating food from classroom celebrations both because of food allergies and healthy school initiatives, party planning can become somewhat more difficult. We've done the work for you, though, and have put together a collection of some of the sweetest food-free Halloween party games and activities around. Don't forget to have a cauldron of prizes like stickers, pencils, and erasers!
10 Food-Free Halloween Party Games and Activities
What could be cuter than bowling pins with googly eyes? Boo bowling from It's Written on the Wall is soft, safe, and adorable.
Crazy Little Projects has kindly provided free printable Halloween Bingo cards. Just use a marker other than candy corn.
Fantastic, Fun, and Learning shows us how to create a simple Spider Headband every child will love!
This musical game of Pass the Pumpkin uses mini pumpkins instead of a hot potato. When a child gets stuck with a pumpkin, they go off to decorate it with markers. Not only are there no losers in this game, but it helps keep kids moving if you have a circuit of games and activities set up.
Pin the Spider on the Web is another game that serves double duty as a spooky wall decoration.
Sometimes Creative made a perfectly seasonal variation of the classic ring toss game with these witch's hats.
Just because you're not passing out candy, doesn't mean you don't need treat bags. That Crafty Fish suggests decorating inexpensively handled paper bags with markers and stickers. It makes for a fun activity and gives the kids an easy way to bring their loot home.
Here's another paper craft, which lets a child turn a sheet of orange construction paper into a 3-D pumpkin.
Q-Tip Pumpkins from Brassy Apple make yet another irresistible craft activity.
Finally, don't forget to make construction paper masks!
Be sure to leave your favorite food-free Halloween party games for Halloween in the comments.