How to Play a Halloween Story Weaving Game

The object of this game is to to create a scary tale with a group of people. It is best played children over the age of 6 to adults.

Steps

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    Get a pack of index cards and a pen. Write a phrase on each card that would be a scary line for story or that has to do with Halloween or both! (see below for ideas).
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    Get a minute timer.
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    Pass around the deck of cards, face down.
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    Turn down the lights and light a candle to set the mood or give each person a flash light to hold under their face as they speak.
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    Each player picks a card from the deck and begins to spin a tale for one minute.
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    Have the player hand the cards to the next person, who picks one and turns the story another direction. They should repeat the last line spoken by the previous person so the story keeps going.
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    Decide when you want the end the story. The game ends when the last person has gone, when the cards run out, or when everyone has had enough of it; it's an endless game!

Tips

  • This game is better for children over the age of 6 to adults.
  • Ideas for cards:
    • It was a stormy night ....
    • The coffin creaked .....
    • A banshee screamed ..........
    • A body lay in the corner! It looked like ..........
    • The candlelight flickered in the wind .........
    • Inside the boiling pot, a hand bobbed .....
    • The claws belonged to a wolf man!
    • The door creaked open. It was a vampire!
    • The skeleton stood up and shook itself off .....
    • The goblet was filled with blood ......
    • As the light switched on, rats scattered ...........
    • From the open grave rose a ......
    • Suddenly the severed head opened it's eyes! ............
    • I felt something moving on my shoulder, it was ................
    • The ghost moaned .................

Things You'll Need

  • Index cards
  • A pen
  • A minute timer

Article Info

Categories: Party Games