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34 Halloween Puns to Treat Your Kids to A Night of Laughter

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7 March, 2023


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While everything about it can be quite creepy, Halloween is generally an enjoyable time for kids. They get to dress up as their favorite prince or princess, superhero, or even cartoon character! The photos you can get from these costumes are sure to be worth all the effort.

Halloween is also a special time because it’s the night that kids get to eat lots of candies and chocolate from their trick-or-treat! Just don’t forget to make them drink lots of water after. 

Make this unique celebration more memorable by adding a little comedic effect to the otherwise spooky season. Want to know how? Make your kids howl with laughter with these witty Halloween puns!

Photo by Yaroslav Shuraev 

Ghost Puns

Nothing screams Halloween more than hanging white cloth partnered with unexplainable circumstances. Well, except for the literal screams themselves! But with these ghost puns, your kids will scream with laughter and fun!

  1. Everybody needs a little warmth, even if they’re already covered in tissues.

What happens when a mummy gets a cold? It starts coffin!

  1. They’re too young for Monster University!

Where do baby ghosts go? Day scare!

  1. Ghosts can be just like us.

What kind of dessert do ghosts like? I scream!

  1. Footwears are a must, even if you can float and fly!

    What did the ghost wear to the dance? Booooots.
  2. We hope they don’t get dizzy after the rides!

    What are a ghost’s favorite rides at the fair? The scary-go-round and rollerghoster!
  3. Can we say that the H in ghost is for honesty?

Why are ghosts so bad at telling lies? You can see right through them.

  1. No wonder some elevators can make you feel a little eerie.

Why do ghosts like to ride in elevators? It raises their spirits.

  1. Would you want to see them eat one?

    What is a ghost’s favorite dessert? Booberry pie.
  2. They should be careful not to hunt the wrong person!

    What do ghosts wear when their eyesight gets blurred? Spooktacles.
  3. Never thought that ghosts can be relatable.

    Why are ghosts good at predicting the future? Because they check the horror-scope daily.

Creepy Creatures Puns

Try something unique this Halloween, and skeletons, vampires, and witches are the subject of your puns! They might not look like it, but they also have some humor in their bones!

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  1. It’s a much-respected job.

What do you call a cleaning skeleton? The “grim sweeper.”

  1. Better start saving up as early as possible.

How much does a bone car cost? A skele-ton!

  1. This better not taste like blood.

    Which is the favorite coffee flavor of vampires? De-coffin-ated.
  2. They’re having all that late night talking!

    What do you call two witches sharing an apartment? Broommates!
  3. That is, if they are awake.

    What do demons eat for breakfast? Deviled eggs.
  4. Where do I sign up?

    What do you do if you want to learn more about Dracula? You join his fang club.
  5. Are they open during the wee hours of the night?

    Where does Dracula keep his money? At the blood bank.
  6. All the blood they drink are taking their toll.

    Why do vampires need mouthwash? Because they have bat breath.
  7. There must be something about their sharp eyes.

    What do you call a wolf that notices everything? Awarewolf.
  8. Be careful not to get injured and bleed!

    What is Dracula’s favorite sport? Bat-minton!
  9. They might be out of breath from playing it!

    What is a skeleton’s favorite instrument? The trom-BONE!
  1. Spell this, spell that!

    What’s a witch’s favorite school subject? Spelling.
  2. Safe to assure they know the place.

    Why don’t werewolves ever know the time? Because they’re not when-wolves.
  3.  But we’re sure they can easily learn the thriller dance!

    Why do skeletons hate parties? They have no-body to dance with.
  4. You can also use this every breakfast or lunch!

    What do you say when you’re having dinner with a skeleton? Bone appetit!

Halloween Puns

Of course, this list will not be complete without Halloween puns themselves! From designs and ornaments to Halloween parties, trick your kids into turning their fears into fun!

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  1. Make sure it’s sturdy!

How do you fix a broken jack-o’-lantern? With a pumpkin patch.

  1. But we think he will be hailed Star of the Night!

Why didn’t the ghost go to the Halloween party? He was afraid he was going to be booed.

  1. We can imagine them bopping to the rhythm!

What do mummies like listening to on Halloween? Wrap music!

  1. This is proven by the creepy sounds they make when the wind blows

What plants like Halloween the most? Bam-BOO!

  1. Be careful of its spell!

    What would you find on a haunted beach Halloween Party? A sand-witch!
  2. Is there an entrance fee?

    Why do they put fences around graveyards? Because people are dying to get in!
  3. Wondering if they will still get well soon.

    Why are graveyards so noisy? Because of all the coffin!
  4. Everybody needs a little nap every now and then.

    What do you call a tired skeleton on Halloween? The “grim sleeper.”
  5. Congratulations are on the way!

    What do you call two Halloween spiders who just got married? Newly webs.

Frequently Asked Questions on Halloween

What is the most common thing to be for Halloween?

Your children can be as creative as they want, but if you ask Google Frightgeist for the most common searches around the United States, you can choose among these:

  • Witch
  • Spider-Man
  • Dinosaur
  • Stranger Things
  • Fairy
  • Pirate
  • Rabbit
  • Cheerleader
  • Cowboy
  • Harley Quinn

If you want your child to be unique this Halloween, consider checking out this list by Woman Day!

Why is it called Halloween?

Halloween is celebrated in most countries as the day before All Saints’ Day. From the Middle English word Alholowmesse, it was also referred to as All-Hallows or All-hallowmas, the night of which used to be called All-Hallows Eve. After a while, this word has grown to what it is now —Halloween.    

What are some fun facts about Halloween?

Halloween hasn’t always been about ghosts and spooky creatures. It used to be a romantic affair, specifically for single ladies looking for the love of their lives. 

In the 18th century, Halloween traditions were used to find husbands. Ladies will hold a candle in the middle of a dark room, then wait for the face of their future husband to appear on the glass in front of them!

Where did Halloween begin?

A tradition even older than Christianity, Halloween started from the Samhain, which means the end of summer. This was celebrated by people in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Northern France by lighting bonfires and wearing costumes to trick spirits and drive ghosts away.

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