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Are you looking for a new preschool Halloween craft to do this month? Check out this blow painted ghost your preschoolers will love!
This Halloween craft is so easy to put together for your little ones. You just need a few simple crafts supplies to set up this activity.
If your little ones don’t know how to blow through a straw, read on to see how they can still help you make these cute ghosts.
Blow-Painted Ghost Preschool Halloween Craft
If your little ones are too young to blow through the straw to make the ghosts, they can still help you make this Halloween craft. They can drip the paint onto the paper. And, they can glue the google eyes on each ghost.
If you want to cut out the ghosts, your little ones can adhere a small magnet to the backside to display on the fridge.
What You’ll Need
• Black Sharpie
What You’ll Do
Have your little one use the pipette to drip dots of paint on the black paper. The more paint they use, the bigger their ghost will be.
Using a pipette is great fine motor practice. They’ll build their fine motor muscles as they pinch the pipette to suck up the paint and then drop it on the paper.
Angle the straw to one side of a paint dot. Blow through the straw to make the ghost body. You control the shape of your ghost by how you move the straw.
Keeping the straw straight will create a long ghost. Moving the straw back and forth will create a wide ghost.
Once the paint is dry, glue some google eyes towards the top of each paint blob. Use a variety of shapes and sizes to make the ghosts unique.
Draw the ghost mouths with a black Sharpie marker. Use a variety of circles, ovals, and uneven shapes to make the ghosts extra spooky.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT HALLOWEEN
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Halloween. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete – Pete loves Halloween and candy but not so much scary surprises. Follow Pete as he goes trick-or-treating from house to house and discover what is waiting behind each door. • • Don’t miss this fun book-based Pete the Cat pumpkin craft from Teaching with Children’s Books!
Room on the Broom – The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon?
Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo! – Duck is going as a spooky ghost. Goose is going as a brave superhero. And Thistle’s costume . . . well, that’s a secret. But what will Duck and Goose do when they hear a very scary swamp monster is looking for them?
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