50 Halloween Icebreakers for Kids and Adults

Halloween Icebreakers

Here ya go!
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  1. Would you rather go trick-or-treating or pass out candy?
  2. What is the scariest sound you can make?
  3. What is your favorite scary movie?
  4. Who is your favorite villain in a movie or TV show?
  5. Tell a very scary story.
  6. What is your favorite thing to get in your trick-or-treat bag?
  7. If you could pass out one thing this Halloween, no matter the cost, what would you pass out to everybody?
  8. What do you want to dress up for this Halloween?
  9. You just created a very super scary monster. What are you going to name it?
  10. Who is the scariest person you know?
  11. Think of a scary monster. And now pretend you are that monster and have people guess who that monster is.
  12. Starting with you, go around the table say one thing that you will find around Halloween.
  13. Who would win in a fight, a werewolf or a vampire?
  14. In the spirit of bobbing for apples it the next three bites of your food using only your mouth no hands, no forks, no spoons.
  15. Do your best impression of a werewolf howl.
  16. What is your favorite candy bar to get trick or treating?
  17. Do you believe in ghosts? Why or why not?
  18. What is your biggest fear? Spiders? Snakes? Clowns?
  19. Would you rather be a vampire, a witch, a werewolf, or a zombie?
  20. Go around the table and give everyone a fun monster name.
  21. Count to ten in your best vampire voice.
  22. Starting with you, go around the table say one costume you may see this Halloween.
  23. What would you do if a large group of zombies burst through the door RIGHT NOW???
  24. Starting with you, go around the table and name one type of candy you may get this Halloween.
  25. Pretend you are a zombie for 30 seconds. Feel free to walk around and use props.
  26. What do you think happens after you die?
  27. Repeat after me “The Purple Pumpkin Picks Prunes for Polly”
  28. Would you ever go to a haunted house? Why or why not?
  29. Who is the biggest scaredy cat you know? Who is the bravest person you know?
  30. Did you know that dogs can smell fear? Go around the table and sniff each person to see who is the most scared.
  31. Trick or treat! What is the best trick you have ever pulled on someone? What is the best treat you have ever given someone?
  32. What are a ghosts favorite pants?……….Boo jeans! Hahahahahahahaha ….
  33. Which animal are you most afraid of? A shark? A snake? A cute little puppy?
  34. If you could create your own candy, what would be in it? What would you name it?
  35. Witches use brooms to fly, what would you use instead of a broom if you could make it fly?
  36. Do you think cavemen ate candy? Pretend you are a caveman eating it’s first piece of candy.
  37. How long could you go without eating a single piece of candy?
  38. What would you eat more of if chocolate tasted like hot dogs and hot dogs tasted like chocolate?
  39. Are you more afraid of a sneaky raccoon or a stinky skunk?
  40. Try to scare one of the people at the table before they go to bed.
  41. How many houses will you trick-or-treat at this year? Five? Ten? One Hundred? A Gazillion?
  42. If you could be a ghost for a day, what would you do and who would you try to scare?
  43. What makes Halloween so fun? The costumes? The candy? The scary music?
  44. Repeat after me “I like to eat candy dipped in toilet water!”
  45. Would you rather get candy or money put into your trick-or-treat bag this Halloween?
  46. Make up a story of how the first Halloween was started.
  47. If you could be invisible for a day, where would you go and what would you do?
  48. Make the scariest face you can. And now everyone else must make that same scary face.
  49. What are the most popular colors you see at Halloween?
  50. Ahhhh!!! A spider!!! An Itsy Bitsy Spider … Lead the group in this family classic song. And … don’t forget to use the motions!

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Mike lives life by the motto "Adventure is Out There". He's a foster parent, adoptive parent, and even went the biological route (twice). Mike likes MMA, video games, hiking, making websites, and (lots of) coffee. You can find him at MikeRuman.com. Oh, and he is the founder of Parenting Academy.