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Egg Carton Ghost Craft

You can’t celebrate Halloween without a fun ghost craft. Thankfully, we have several! One of which is this super easy and simple for toddlers Egg Carton Ghost Craft. All you need is a white styrofoam egg carton, or paint the paper ones for an added step.

Egg Carton Ghost Craft

This easy ghost craft is perfect for toddlers and the younger set as it’s so simple. An adult should help cut the egg carton apart, but toddlers will love making the faces. It’s also great for elementary aged kids, too, who can really get creative with the faces for their ghosts.

Egg Carton Ghost Craft

Simple Halloween Egg Carton Ghost Craft

For our simple Halloween ghost craft, you will need 3 simple supplies. An empty and clean white styrofoam egg carton, a black permanent marker, and scissors. Easy peasy! 

Egg Carton Ghost Craft supplies needed.

If you have the paper kind of egg carton, you will need to add a step by painting it with white acrylic paint.

Egg Carton Ghost Craft Supplies Needed

  • White styrofoam egg carton
  • Black permanent marker
  • Scissors

Halloween Ghost Craft Step by Step Directions

First, cut out the egg carton cups.

Cut all excess away from egg carton.

Cut around the egg carton and cut off the excess portion of the egg carton that is not needed. An adult should help with this as it may take some maneuvering with the scissors.

Cut cups from egg carton.

Then, cut around the cups to create individual cups. Discard the excess. Turn the cup over so that the bottom of the cup is facing up. 

Get creative with egg carton ghost faces.
Add ghostly faces to egg carton cups.

Now, use a black permanent marker to draw a ghost face on each individual cup. 

Continue drawing faces on egg carton cups.
Egg Carton Ghosts

Get creative and try to draw different faces on each cup. Then, all that’s left is to display your fun ghosts! 

Egg Carton Ghost Craft

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More Ghost Crafts for Kids

Be sure to check out more of our Halloween ghost crafts, like our Ghost Paper Plate Lacing Craft, Handprint Ghost Boo Craft, Easy Paper Bag Halloween Crafts, and our Paper Haunted House Craft. We have many more ideas, too, so be sure to check out all of our Halloween crafts for kids at Our Kid Things!

Egg Carton Ghost Craft

Egg Carton Ghost Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this egg carton ghost Halloween craft simply from a white styrofoam egg carton

Materials

  • White styrofoam egg carton
  • Black permanent marker
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. First, cut out the egg carton cups.
  2. Cut around the egg carton and cut off the excess portion of the egg carton that is not needed. An adult should help with this as it may take some maneuvering with the scissors.
  3. Then, cut around the cups to create individual cups. Discard the excess. Turn the cup over so that the bottom of the cup is facing up. 
  4. Now, use a black permanent marker to draw a ghost face on each individual cup. 
  5. Get creative and try to draw different faces on each cup. Then, all that’s left is to display your fun ghosts! 

Notes

If you're not using already white egg cartons, then paint yours white and let the paint dry completely before moving on to making faces.

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