Making a Puffy Cotton Ball Ghost

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October 24, 2016

Puffy Cotton Ball GhostWhether you are a parent or teacher, you are constantly on the look-out for activities for the kids to do. Here is a super easy Halloween craft for preschoolers and toddlers. You simply use cotton balls to create a ghost!


Total Time: 5-10 minutes

Yield: 1+

Source: Thriving Home Blog was my inspiration. I tweaked the craft a bit.


  • 1 piece white poster board
  • 1 pair scissors
  • 1 bottle Elmer's glue
  • cotton balls
  • 1 piece black construction paper
  • 1 ft yarn, ribbon, or thread
  • Scotch tape
Puffy Cotton Ball Ghost


  1. Draw and cut out your ghost from the poster board. You can also print a template from Google, if you would rather.
  2. Puffy Cotton Ball Ghost
  3. Cover the ghost with glue.
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  5. Place cotton balls over the ghost until it is completely covered. To make it stick better, pull the cotton apart.
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  7. Cut out eyes and a mouth from the black construction paper and glue them on your ghost.
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  9. Take a piece of yarn, ribbon, or thread and fold it in half. Tape the folded section to the back of the ghost.
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    Puffy Cotton Ball Ghost
  11. Tie the loose ends in a knot.
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  13. Now hang your ghost and watch it float in the air!
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    Puffy Cotton Ball Ghost

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