Best Halloween Apps

Best Halloween Apps

So of course Halloween has crept up on us seemingly faster than ever before. In 2022, we need all the help we can get to make sure Halloween is both fun and safe for kids.

If you’re looking after little monsters this year, many of these apps are also great for kids, and should avoid any nightmares, meaning you’re less likely to be awoken by terrifying screams in the middle of the night! And even though the kids are pumped as it is, there are some adorable Halloween apps to keep that excitement going, even after trick or treating has ended. We’re here to help you get ready for the most terrifying Halloween ever with our pick of the best spooky apps and ghoulish games.

Here are some of the best Halloween apps to help you get your spook on! 

Smart Tales: Kids ABC Learning

1. Smart Tales: Kids ABC Learning

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(Android, iPhone, iPad)

Get ready for the scariest party of the year with a new free music game. Little monsters, pumpkins and treats await you in Smart Tales! Smart Tales is a library full of animated stories and interactive games to stimulate the imagination and passion for STEM subjects.

You’ll find not only Halloween-themed activities but also more than 4,000 play-and-learn activities at your disposal. Included are on-screen and print-out worksheets, animated and teacher-guided videos, interactive quizzes and fun learning games.  You can facilitate and enrich your child's learning with their funny and Halloween-themed worksheets.

Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android

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Halloween Games for Kids

2. Halloween Games for Kids

(iPhone, iPad)

This app is a series of educational and creative games for kids with gruesome ghosts, amber lights, adorable monsters, and plump pumpkins. It has 11 fantastic Halloween-themed games with loads of ghosts, pumpkins, candles and candies. 

Kids can dress their Dracula in ghoulish pink and turn the sky green in their Halloween-themed coloring book. Spell Halloween words. Carve funny pumpkins and practice matching with our pumpkin maker. Train your memory with an assortment of colorful creatures. Learn to trace letters and associate them with Halloween words that begin with these letters.

Devices: iPhone, iPad

Pumpkin 3D

3. Pumpkin 3D

(iPhone, iPad)

This is a great app if you don’t have the space or time to carve out a proper pumpkin, or if you just want to test your artistic skills before committing your ideas to life.  Pumpkin 3D is a pleasing holiday diversion, which allows you to carve a pumpkin and decorate a scene with fun items. When you’re finished with your spooky creation, take a snapshot and share with your friends and family.

This app is cool, and provides that safe and mess-free way to make jack-o-lanterns with the whole family. You can pick from a variety of eyes, mouths, and noses, and easily share your creation with friends.

Devices: iPhone, iPad

Halloween Wallpapers

4. Halloween Wallpapers

(Android, iPhone, iPad)

Halloween wallpaper app is a real feast for Halloween. This app can add a Gothic cemetery, haunted house, accompanied by witches, bats, and ghosts into one place. It not only offers you static Halloween images, but you can also have Halloween live wallpaper with lots of settings and dynamic effects.

Key settings and effects of the app include various types of the night sky, photo-realistic clouds, dark leaf fall, animated fireflies, flickering lights, and more. So make sure you have the scariest Halloween party this year.

Devices: iPhone, iPad and Android

Toca Boo

5. Toca Boo

(Android, iPhone, iPad)

Toca Boo is one of the cutest apps we’ve come across — and definitely one for the kids (or big kids) this Halloween. You play as Bonnie, a little girl dressed as a ghost, as she roams her house, trying to frighten her family members. Hide behind curtains or under tables, and stay out of the light, or you’ll be seen. With six different family members to scare and a huge house spread over two floors to explore, the game features beautiful, original artwork, and plenty of hidden surprises to keep you entertained.

Devices: iPhone, iPad and Android

Halloween Jigsaw Puzzles Game

6. Halloween Jigsaw Puzzles Game


This Halloween app features loads of jigsaw puzzles with pictures of spooky skeletons, creepy graveyards, scary pumpkins, and more. With 30 different jigsaw puzzles, featuring beautiful pictures of amazing pumpkin carving, fluttering bats, and mysterious castles, you and your kids will be sure to have a great holiday!

Devices: iPhone, iPad and Android

My Pretend Halloween

7. My Pretend Halloween

(Android, iPhone, iPad)

Using pretend play and a haunted house app, you can play out possible scenarios with your child in a Pretend Halloween Atmosphere full of surprises that includes ghosts, goblins, secret doors, special items, and more. Kids can tap on the pumpkins and watch their faces change.

Devices: Android

Halloween World - City Builder

8. Halloween World - City Builder

(iPhone, iPad)

Decorate your city with lots of Amazing Halloween Characters including Witches, Vampires, Pumpkins, Monster Plants, Werewolves, Mummies, Zombies etc. Check out the Spooky Houses and Ghost lairs. It's a fun way to celebrate the Halloween. 

Devices: iPhone, iPad and Android

Hey Duggee: The Spooky Badge

9. Hey Duggee: The Spooky Badge

(Android, iPhone, iPad)

Does Halloween Get You Spooked? No need to worry… you can earn your Spooky Badge with Duggee, in this totally FREE app! The Squirrels are helping Duggee hang up the laundry when they hear a spoooooky noise.

Devices: iPhone, iPad

Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

10. Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

(Android, iPhone, iPad)

For 50 years, Charlie Brown has been synonymous with Halloween. In 1966, the cartoon classic aired for the first time on television, and today it's loved by all generations. Loud Crow has turned the tale of the Great Pumpkin rising out of the pumpkin patch on Halloween night into an interactive book, complete with costume cutouts and a pumpkin carving session. When you tap on some illustrations on each page, they will come to life and animate. Whether you're reliving your childhood memories or starting new ones with your own children, you'll love reading and interacting with this Peanuts classic.

We always enjoy It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, so this is definitely one of the best Halloween apps out there that you must get.

Devices: iPhone, iPad and Android

I'm sure there are plenty more apps out there, but these are the best Halloween apps that we like to use ourselves. Do you have your own favorite that we missed? Make sure to let us and others know by dropping it in the comments!

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