Halloween is creeping up on us, just like a sneaky ghost! The leaves are changing color, the pumpkin spice lattes are back at Starbucks, and you can’t even step outside without seeing a ghost or two. Get in the spirit with these 21 Halloween Ghost Crafts for Kids!
Whether they’re trying to scare people away from their candy this year, making decorations for their classroom party, or hosting an epic party of their own, these crafts will be perfect for your little ghouls and goblins to make at a Halloween party.
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These cute little paper cup ghosts are a super easy Halloween craft that even the littlest hands can make. Just follow these simple instructions to create a whole ghost family of pinatas filled with candy or trinkets for your party.
This toilet paper roll ghost is an easy, fun Halloween craft that kids will love. It uses recycled materials and paper and can be made in about 5-10 minutes, so it's perfect for crafting with little ones who prefer quick projects.
This super easy, no glue needed Origami Ghost Garland is a fun Halloween craft for kids that will look great decorating the classroom or around the mantle at home. It's also a fun and easy way to set the mood for your party without using many extra supplies—all you need is paper and some twine!
This Paper Bag Ghost Craft is the perfect way to get your little ones engaged in a fun Halloween activity. You can use it as a puppet during storytime or set them up with tealights under them to make glowy ghosts.
Kids will have a blast painting their own Ghost Rocks for Halloween. Decorate your yard with them, give them out as party favors, or use them as a paperweight at the office during the month of October.
These resist art ghosts are easy to make, even for beginners. Gather your little ghouls and goblins around the table and use a few simple supplies like paint, foil, and paper to create these spooky Halloween crafts!
Tissue Paper Ghosts are the perfect Halloween craft for little ones. You can make a bunch in different sizes and hang them up together or create a small family of them to decorate your porch or above your party table.
These Balloon Ghosts are a great Halloween craft for tweens, teens, and grown-ups. You'll use white t-shirt pieces that'll be decoupaged around a balloon. Once the fabric is completely dry... POP! The balloon is popped, and you're left with a ghost shape. You can hang them up as is, or you can add some googly eyes to make some spooky-cute creations.
These Printable Paper Ghosts are so much fun to make. You can set them up on your bookshelf or mantle, or you can use them as a centerpiece at your Halloween party. Add battery-operated tealights inside to make them glow in the dark.
These Twirling Paper Ghosts are a fun, festive decoration for your Halloween party. They're also very easy to make and inexpensive as well! Hang them on the porch so they can twirl in the breeze, or turn on a fan to make them move if you're hanging them inside.
These little Magnetic Ghosts are easy Halloween crafts kids can make and play with during quiet time. They're also a great little giveaway for a Halloween party! Just put all the pieces into a zip-top bag along with the instructions.
This is one of the simplest Halloween crafts your kids can make. Just four materials are all you need to make these adorable cotton ball ghosts: cotton balls, construction paper, glue, and a pipe cleaner (optional) for the bow.
This Fabric Ghost Craft is spooktacular and super easy to make. Just grab some inexpensive pieces of white fabric, wrap them around styrofoam balls, add some festive ribbon, and you've got yourself cute Halloween decorations on the cheap.
Your little ghost makers can create some adorable keepsakes to display at home or give as gifts to the grandparents. Just make a handprint out of salt dough, trim it out, paint it, and decorate it with googly eyes and a simple ghost mouth. Hang it on a Halloween tree if you have one—it would make a fantastic ornament.
These darling little Paper Cup Ghosts are easy to make and a great addition to your Halloween decorating. Their glowing noses light up their spooky (or silly) faces at night for all your neighbors or trick-or-treaters to see.
Halloween ghost crafts for kids are a great way to get the little ones involved in Halloween festivities. The projects we’ve listed above range from easy and simple (cotton ball ghost) to more complex, like the balloon project that requires cutting skills as well as decoupage.
No matter which one you choose, your children will have fun making these spooky-cute decorations with their own two hands!