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Subject: Halloween Craft
Grade: K-2
Age: 4-8

Submitted by: Amy Schamburek as part of: Creepy, Scary and fun ideas from


What You Need:

What You Do:

  1. Spread a thick layer of newspaper over work area.

  2. Place a pan of soapy water near the work area for the children to clean off their feet.

  3. Paint the bottom of a bare foot, including toes, with white paint.

  4. Press painted foot in the center of a sheet of black construction paper.

  5. Dip finger in black paint and press on the heel of the ghost to make two eyes.

Recommended Books:

Crafts for Halloween
by Kathy Ross, Sharon Lane Holm
Black cats, ghosts, and spiders come to life in a simple, illustrated guide to creating the perfect decorations for Halloween, designed so that even very young children can use readily available materials to master these holiday crafts.


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