So, folks can you hear the chimes of festivities yet? Halloween is here, one of the most enjoyable times of the year. Spooky props, costumes, pumpkins, the holiday season fever is all over us—indeed and we just can’t keep calm about it.
Are you all prepped up for the devil’s night? Why not take help of technology and make our Halloween even better? Out of all the devices at your home, Alexa is the one who can really be a part of your celebration in making this festival even more spooky and entertaining for you & your family. Yes, you heard that right! Here are 7 awesome Halloween tips and tricks to try with Alexa that can definitely add more spark and spook to festivities.
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Use Alexa for Halloween Jokes
Whether you’re planning to have a family get together at your place, or you’re just spending quality time with your kids, you can surely use Alexa smart skills to get entertained. All you have to say is “Alexa, tell me a Halloween joke” and you’ll be surprised. Alexa will make you hear some crazy hilarious Halloween jokes which will surely knock you off your feet and entertain your kids as well.
Enjoy Halloween Themed Games
You can make the most of Alexa skills by playing some Halloween themed games at your home. It can surely get the kids and family members entertained. Some of the exciting games that you can play using Alexa’s help are The Magic Door, Ghost Detector, Haunted Adventure, Halloween Feel the Pressure and so on. Buckle up fellas, guess it’s time to have some fun!
Create Halloween Themed Playlists
Hell yes! How could we forget about the music part? Alexa works seamlessly well with music streaming apps like Spotify or Amazon music so why not make the most of its skills? Don’t go around surfing here and there, simply take Alexa’s help in creating Halloween themed playlists. You can also use Halloween music skill to get the party started.
Play Spooky Sounds
Not just Alexa is capable of creating playlists, you can also use it to play some spooky sounds to experience more Halloween type vibe around you. Simply ask for Spooky Sounds for Halloween EP on Spotify. It’s really awesome to hear all such spooky sounds around your home and Alexa can play it on loop until you command it to stop. For more fun, you can even ask Alexa to play a spooky scream to scare off your friends and snare them in your trap.
Check who’s at the Door
If you’ve got a smart doorbell at your home, then you can surely pair it up with Alexa to see who’s at the door. All you have to ask is “Alexa, answer the front door” to check who’s there. But yes, you’ll be needing a video device to watch the live feed of door such as the Echo Show ($230 at Amazon) or Echo Dot ($50 at Amazon).
There’s no Halloween without a spooky scary story, right? Simply ask “Hey Alexa, play a spooky story” and wait to get surprised. Alexa will then start reading a spooky story in a cheesy voice than can surely get your guests and family members entertained.
Get Costume Ideas
Confused what to wear this Halloween? Well, yes time if running so you better decide fast! Or you can even take Alexa’s help to get weird costume ideas. Simply say, “Alexa, open Halloween Costume Ideas.” Answer with a “yes” or “no” until you come across the perfect costume idea for the Hallow’ eve.
Hope you loved these useful Halloween tips and tricks that you can try on Alexa. Get yourself entertained and make this festival extra spooky!