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Paper Bag Ghost Craft

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This paper bag ghost craft is no trick; it’s all treats!

There’s no scary ghost here. This guys is definitely happy and reminiscent of Casper the friendly ghost which makes it the perfect project for young kids.

This little ghostie is the newest addition to our growing paper bag puppet craft collection for kids, so be sure to bookmark the page and save it for endless craft time!

Whether your making this craft with preschoolers, prek or kindergarten children, we’re sure they’ll have a fa-boo-lous time!

Download our free printable template and watch our quick video tutorial to see how insanely simple this cute craft is.

Preschool Ghost Craft

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Supplies

  • White or brown paper bag
  • White cardstock
  • Pink paper or pink marker
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Ghost template (download form located at the end of this post)

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Directions

Download the ghost template, print and cut out the pieces.

hands holding ghost craft template

Take the ghost head piece and glue it to the brown paper bag flap.

hands gluing ghost head onto paper bag

Cut off about 2″ from the bottom of the brown paper bag, then glue the bottom portion of the ghost on the bag.

hands gluing ghost body onto paper bag

Glue the pink cheeks just underneath the eyes on both sides of the face or use a pink marker to draw the cheeks on.

hands gluing paper bag ghost head on flap

Preschool Halloween Unit

That’s all there is to this craft! This is an incredibly easy project to do with toddlers, preschool and kindergarten children.

If you want some fun Halloween ideas to go with this craft, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

First, grab a seat and read some of these fun and engaging Halloween books for kids.

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After you’ve laughed your way through those cute kids books, let the kids have some independent play time with these Halloween pattern block mats. They’re perfect for working on fine motor skills, learning basic math concepts and more!

Come back together as a family (or class) and play memory with our free Halloween matching game.

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Paper Bag Ghost Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this super easy brown paper bag ghost craft with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children this Halloween season!

Materials

  • White or brown paper bag
  • White cardstock
  • Pink paper or pink marker
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Ghost template (download form located at the end of this post)

Instructions

  1. Download the ghost template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Take the ghost head and glue it to the brown paper bag flap.
  3. Cut off about 2" from the bottom of the brown paper bag, then glue the bottom portion of the ghost on the bag.
  4. Glue the pink cheeks just underneath the eyes on both sides of the face or use a pink marker to draw the cheeks on.

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