Next Up

40 Scary-Fun Halloween Activities to Enjoy at Home

August 30, 2022

Gather your family or housemates for an evening (or whole month) of magical Halloween crafts, games and DIY projects you can enjoy from the comfort of home.

Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money off these affiliate links. Learn more.
1 / 41
Photo: Shutterstock/Evgeny Atamanenko

Wicked Fun for All

Banish boredom this Halloween with our list of frightfully fun things to do throughout the month of October. From creative game ideas to DIY decorations, free pumpkin-carving stencils and scary-delicious recipes, you'll find exciting Halloween activities to entertain guys and ghouls of all ages.

see more

More photos after this Ad

2 / 41
Photo: Jalynn Baker

Build Haunted Gingerbread Houses

Who says gingerbread houses are only for Christmas? Grab the whole family for this fun, creative activity that uses candy corn and marshmallow spider webs to turn basic gingerbread house kits into creepy, creaky haunted abodes.

get the how-to

More photos after this Ad

3 / 41

Make a Halloween Countdown Calendar

Create sweet Halloween memories with this easy Advent-style calendar that reveals a fun surprise each day leading up to All Hallow's Eve. You can craft a 31-day calendar like we did, or count down the thirteen spookiest days before Halloween, instead. Follow the link below to snag our free, printable tags and the step-by-step instructions. Not in the mood to DIY? Check out the best Halloween countdown calendars you can buy.

More photos after this Ad

4 / 41

Pin the Spider on the Web

Make the indoors fun again with this dizzying, interactive game you can make from everyday craft supplies. Kids and grown-ups alike will get a kick out of seeing who can place the spider closest to the center of the web while blindfolded.

get the how-to

More photos after this Ad