Halloween Puppet Ghost Craft

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If your kids are fond of Casper the Friendly Ghost, they are going to love creating their own friendly ghost craft puppet. Tie this craft in with a book for more of an educational twist or make super scary spider web slime to extend your child’s interest in halloween fun!

easy ghost craft for kids

Tips for Making This Ghost Puppet

When printing off a template, you can use the template as is, or you can add a little more creativity. Here are some tips for making this ghost puppet a little more creative:

  1. change the color of his eyes.
  2. Let kids pick what color to make their bowtie.
  3. Print the template in black and white and color the pieces instead of printing on different colored pieces of paper.
easy ghost craft for kids


Supplies Needed for This Halloween Ghost Craft


How to Make This Paper Bag Ghost Craft

Halloween paper crafts don’t have to be difficult. Here’s how you make this super easy and fun paper bag Ghost craft.

First, you want to print your ghost craft template. Then, cut out all the pieces.

If you choose to have the child color the pieces, go ahead and have them do that. If you want it to be already colored, be sure to print the pieces on the colored paper you want.

Glue the ghost tail onto the sack part of the bag. Be sure the tail covers all of the bag.

Then, glue the eyes, mouth, and cheeks onto your ghost head. Finally, glue your ghost head onto the bottom of the paper bag.

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Yield: 1 puppet

Paper Bag Ghost Craft

halloween ghost craft for kids using paper

This paper bag ghost puppet is a cute way to decorate the home and get ready for Halloween.


  • Construction Paper
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors
  • Brown Paper Bag
  • Crayola Marker Pens


  1. Print template
  2. Color eyes, cheeks, mouth, and bow tie if you choose
  3. Glue on the body to the sack part of the bag
  4. Glue eyese, mouth and cheeks to ghost head
  5. Glue ghost head onto the bottom of the bag
  6. Add bow tie
  7. Have fun

Download Your Free Ghost Template here!

Did you enjoy this fun Halloween Craft? You may also love the following Paper Bag Puppets ideas.

Don’t have time to do this GHOST CRAFT now? Pin it to Pinterest so you can save it for later!I appreciate all shares and am grateful for your support!


About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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