What could be easier? Are you like us — we plan every detail of our parties. We plan the invitations, the party decor, the party favors, the food. But we never think about planning activities absolutely convinced that our guests are interesting and engaging individuals and can easily entertain themselves. (except for children's parties where we plan and schedule every minute).
And then once in a while, we either have a sneaking suspicion a day or so in advance or are caught completely off guard right then and there. It is then we realize things aren't going so well. We have had political conversations go ballistic and strident parenting advice get a bit overbearing. There is not much to do about it except quickly change the conversation. That's where these Halloween printable games come in extraordinarily handy. In just a few minutes, we can change the course of the evening. Don't get caught in a scary spot. Plan ahead this Halloween by having a stack of pre-printed games ready at a moments notice. Have a fun-filled Halloween and party hearty!
One more thought … many of these print and play games work great in a classroom. Some are even customizable so you can tailor them to your lesson or set them aside for your classroom Halloween celebration.
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Spooky Halloween Party
There is still plenty of time to plan a spooky Halloween party filled with bats and ghosts, spiderwebs and black cats. PartyIdeaPros has gathered the best of the best in party planning, ideas, and supplies including a large selection of spooky Halloween invitations, paper goods, Halloween party decor, Halloween printable games, spooky lip pops and other spooky goodies.
Whether you are planning a kids monster bash, a couples costume party, asking your guests to wear scary clown costumes or even hosting a Gangnam style Halloween celebration, this is the time to pull out all the stops. Halloween is one holiday where there is no such thing as over the top. The scarier,the spookier the decor the better.
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Add a little spice to your party with printable Halloween games for kids, and printable halloween trivia games – like scary movies and zombie trivia – for adults. So many different party games to choose from! How does it work? Each company is a little different but generally you pay for the games and as soon as your payment clears, the company send you a file to download. Then all you need to do is choose and load your paper, print the files, and cut them out. Every company we have ever worked with, always sends clear directions with the files so even if you are a newbie to printable DIY, they make it easy. Continue Reading →
As you well know, successful children's parties need detailed planning. Down time often equals trouble because when you put a bunch of kids together with nothing to do, I promise you they will either create drama (girls) or create chaos (boys). That is why Party Idea Pros highly recommends slotting in at least 4 organized activities in addition to eating. We recommend planning a doing activity, a craft activity, a game activity, and ending the party with a breaking the pinata. Additionally, we always plan an extra game or two just in case the kids aren't feeling one the activities we planned or each activity goes more quickly than anticipated. Remember it is much easier to cut out a planned game than it is to create one on the spot.
For Halloween consider planning a Witch Hunt as your doing activity where you turn out the lights, and players search in the dark with flashlights for witch paper cut-outs secretly placed around the party area! We love the Color Your Own Halloween Paddleball Games as the craft activity. And the Bean Bag Toss, Dart Board, Disk Drop, and Pin The Tail On The Cat all work for the game activity. And of course, there are plenty of great Halloween pinatas available. For the “just in case” games simply print out a few Halloween theme printable games and if you need them, you can let the kids choose which one to play. Also, for Halloween we would add one more activity – a fashion show so the kids can “show off” their costumes!
Happy Halloween & Party Hearty!