Halloween is that time of year when young imaginations come alive with the prospect of dressing up as their favorite characters, going on candy-filled adventures, and, of course, crafting spooktacular decorations to adorn their homes. If you’re looking for some delightful and easy-to-make Halloween-themed crafts to engage your little ones, you’re in for a treat! In this blog round-up, we’re going to dive into the enchanting world of simple ghost crafts for kids. These projects are not only a fantastic way to embrace the Halloween spirit but also a wonderful opportunity for children to express their creativity. So, gather your crafting supplies, summon your inner ghostly spirit, and let’s embark on a journey of crafting fun that’s perfect for the spookiest season of the year!
15 Simple Ghost Crafts for Kids
1. Ghost Paper Finger Puppet
Making your own cute little ghost finger puppets is the easiest thing ever. All you need is paper, glue, scissors and markers. Head over to Easy Peasy and Fun to find out more.
2. Egg Carton Ghost
Transform an egg tray carton into an adorable ghost with this fun craft by Two Pink Peonies. This Halloween ghost craft is so much fun for kids and fantastic that it also uses recycled items!
3. Torn Paper Ghost Art
This is SO simple and lots of fun for kids of all ages. Simply tear white paper and then add on newspaper face details. Follow this link to find out more about this Torn Ghost Art project.
4. Tea Light Ghosts
Create a ghostly glow with a simple tea light and a few craft supplies. Fun and easy, this craft is perfect for Halloween or a spooky storytime. Darcy and Brian have a great tutorial for you to follow.
5. Lollipop Ghosts
Make adorable and delicious ghost treats from a lollipop and a little Kleenex. This is a simple craft that kids will love and a great way to spook up candy for Halloween! Head over to Homan at Home to find out more.
6. Paper Ghost Craft
Scare up some fun with this spooktacular ghost craft for little ones. This is a simple paper ghost craft where you draw and decorate your own ghost by Two Kids and a Coupon. Follow this link for a free ghost template.
7. Felt Ghost Softie
These felt ghost softies are the perfect first sewing project! Simply cut out the free pattern and sew around the outside. All of the face detail can be glued on which, how easy and fun is that!
8. Painted Ghost Rocks
If your kids love painting rocks these ghost painted rocks are a perfect project for the spookiest time of the year. Visit Easy Peasy and Fun to learn more about this fun activity.
9. Recycled Tissue Paper Ghosts
Save up all of the tissue paper you receive and transform it into some very cute ghosts. Either scrunch it up or glue on tissue paper squares to old recycled cardboard. A free template for the ghosts can be found here.
10. Ghost Puppets with Rice
Have fun with your children by making these ghost puppets from popsicle sticks, cardstock, and rice! Click here to find out more about these ghost puppets.
11. DIY Scratch Art Ghosts
If you haven’t tried scratch art with your kids then we recommend you give this activity a go. If you have tried it before then you will know how much fun it is! There is no need to buy scratch art when you can make your own. These scratch art ghosts do require a little prep work but are super simple and lots of fun to make.
12. Plastic Bottle Ghost
This plastic bottle ghost is a quick and easy ghost craft project that is suitable for kids of all ages. Simple stick on white tape and then decorate to make the bottle look like a ghost. Perfect for decorating your home for Halloween! Visit In the Playroom to find out more about this craft.
13. Squeegee Ghost Art
We love this squeegee ghost art! A squeegee is used to spread white paint down the canvas to create the base of the ghosts. This is a great art project for older kids and teens.
14. Spooky Ghost Wall Decoration
The perfect craft for our younger crafters or for older kids to do without needing any help. This spooky ghost wall decoration is a fun way to decorate your home for Halloween.
15. Cotton Wool Ghost
Decorate the free ghost template from Simply Full of Delight with cotton wool for lots of ghosty fun. A fun craft that kids of all ages will love.
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