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Bouncing Ghost



This ghost is a great fun and easy Halloween craft project. All you need are a few supplies and enthusiastic kids for a ghoulishly good time.

Bouncing Ghost


  • STYROFOAM Brand Foam:
    • Cone, 4"
  • Black acrylic paint
  • White craft foam, one sheet
  • Glow-in-the-dark wiggle eyes, 3/8", two
  • White elastic cord, 18" length
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Liner or small round paintbrush
  • Disposable palette
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Scissors
  • Extra-long straight pins
  • Thick, white craft glue


  1. Cut pattern from craft foam as indicated. Glue straight arm edges to foam cone at right angle. Hold arms in place with pins until glue dries.
  2. Using photo as guide, paint black mouth. (Note: Young children may find it easier to use handle end of brush to "dot on" mouth.) Glue eyes to cone; let dry.
  3. Knot one end of elastic cord. Use pencil point to poke small hole in tip of cone. Glue knot into hole; let dry. Hang ghost from trees, doorways, curtain rods and more.

For pattern, click here.

®™ Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow. For more project ideas, please see styrofoamstyle.com.


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