Get ready for some spook-tacular fun as we create this Egg Carton Ghost Craft for kids!
With a few simple materials and a heap of imagination, children of all ages can transform ordinary egg cartons into charming ghosts.
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Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate this ghoulishly delightful holiday than by crafting your very own friendly ghosts?
Adorable Halloween Books
When you’re done playing, snuggle up and enjoy these Halloween Books with your child.
Or enjoy these Halloween Board Books with your toddler. It’s the perfect way to tie in the holiday to your Halloween activities!
Ghost Craft Ideas
Ghost crafts are a fantastic way to get into the spooky spirit of Halloween or to add some playful, ghostly decor to your home. Here are some ghost craft ideas that you can try:
Egg Carton Ghosts: Make our craft featured in this post! You can hang them as a garland or place them around your home.
Sock Ghosts: Stuff white socks with cotton or filling material, tie a string or ribbon around the neck to create a head and add googly eyes. You can also cut the bottom of the sock into fringes to make ghostly “tails.”
Paper Plate Ghosts: Paint a paper plate white, add eyes and a mouth and hang them around your house. You can also cut out ghost shapes from paper plates and let kids decorate them.
Ghost Popsicle Stick Craft: Glue together popsicle sticks in the shape of a ghost. Paint it white, add eyes and a mouth and attach a string for hanging.
Ghost Windsocks: Create ghostly windsocks by decorating white paper or plastic cups with ghost faces and attaching streamers or ribbons at the bottom.
Cotton Ball Ghosts: Dip cotton balls in white paint or glue and stick them together to create ghostly shapes. Add eyes and mouths with black markers.
Ghost Finger Puppets: Make simple ghost finger puppets using white felt or paper. Attach them to a craft stick or a cardboard strip for easy puppetry.
Glow-in-the-Dark Ghosts: Craft ghosts using glow-in-the-dark paint or stickers. They’ll light up the night and add an extra spooky touch to your Halloween decor.
Ghost Mason Jars: Paint mason jars white and add ghost faces using black paint or permanent markers. Place battery-operated candles inside for a ghostly glow.
Ghosts from Recycled Materials: Get creative by making ghosts from recycled materials like cardboard, old sheets or tissue boxes. Use your imagination to give them unique personalities.
Ghost Balloons: Draw ghost faces on white balloons using a black marker. These make for fun decorations at parties.
Ghost Lanterns: Cover glass jars with white tissue paper or cheesecloth, securing it with glue or string. Add eyes and a mouth with black paper or markers. Place a tea light inside for a ghostly lantern.
Remember to adapt these ghost craft ideas to your child’s age and skill level. Whether you’re crafting with kids, decorating for a Halloween party or just embracing the spooky spirit of the season, these ghostly creations are sure to add a touch of fun and whimsy to your home.
Egg Carton Ghost Craft
- Empty and clean egg carton
- Black permanent marker
Cut around the egg carton and cut off the excess portion of the egg carton that is not needed. You’ll want to cut around the cups to create individual cups. Discard the excess.
Turn the cup over so that the bottom of the cup is facing up. Use a black permanent marker to draw a ghost face on each individual cup. Get creative and try to draw different faces on each cup.
Gather your young artists, prepare the crafting supplies and embark on a creative journey to make adorable Egg Carton Ghosts that will add a touch of Halloween magic to your festivities!
More Ghost Crafts for Kids
Dive into more ghost craft for kids!
Ghosts, those friendly phantoms of Halloween, are here to inspire a new round of creative and spooky crafting adventures.
- DIY Ghost Lollipops
- Paper Bag Ghost Craft
- Marshmallow Ghosts
- Coffee Filter Ghost
- Easy Ghost Tea Light Craft
From fluffy cotton ball ghosts to glowing-in-the-dark apparitions, these craft ideas are designed to captivate young imaginations and add a playful touch of spookiness to your Halloween festivities.
Gather your little ghouls and goblins, roll up your sleeves, and let the ghostly crafting fun continue.
More Halloween Fun!
As the spookiest season of the year approaches, dive into a treasure trove of bewitching printables that will add a dash of magic to your Halloween celebrations and learning.
- Halloween Mystery Puzzles
- Halloween Color by Coding
- Halloween Jokes Cootie Catcher
- Halloween Fine Motor Activities – Flip and Fill Game
- Spider Preschool Lesson Plan
- Room on the Broom Coloring Pages
- Skeleton Preschool Lesson Plan
- My Halloween Handwriting Packet
- Brain Breaks for Halloween
- Halloween Handwriting Activities
- Halloween Multisensory Handwriting Activities
Gather your printers and creative spirits, and let the Halloween fun begin with our selection of printables!
- Empty and clean egg carton
- Black permanent marker
- Cut around the egg carton and cut off the excess portion of the egg carton that is not needed. You’ll want to cut around the cups to create individual cups. Discard the excess.
- Turn the cup over so that the bottom of the cup is facing up.
- Use a black permanent marker to draw a ghost face on each individual cup.
- Get creative and try to draw different faces on each cup.
You can hang this ghost craft as a garland or place them around your home or classroom.