It’s always fun to do crafty fall decorations, especially at Halloween. Whether it’s spooky goblins and ghouls or creepy black cats and jack-o-lanterns, there’s never enough Halloween décor to fill up my house during the trick-or-treating season. There always a plethora of awesome kids crafts to choose from but what if you’ve got teens in the house or even a full-grown adult with a child-like spirit roaming the halls? These DIY Tie Dye Halloween Ghosts are the perfect little craft for older kids and teens and even parents! Recently, they made for a great bonding activity for me and my 3 daughters who range in ages 21-37… especially once the wine was flowin! If you’re looking for something fun to do this Halloween/Fall season with your older kids, check out these adorable DIY Tie Dye Halloween Ghosts!
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- Tie-dye kit
- 22” x 22” white cotton bandannas (or cut up white-colored natural fabric—do not use synthetic fibers as they won’t absorb color)
- Plastic material (such as empty grocery shopping bags)
- Bread ties
- String, raffia, or ribbon
- Googly eyes (optional)
- Hot glue gun & glue sticks
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- Follow instructions on the tie-dye kit to make enough cloth pieces for the number of DIY Tie Dye Halloween ghosts desired.
- Ball up plastic or shopping bag and place it in the center of tie-dyed material.
- Pull material around plastic and secure bread tie around the ball of plastic to form a head.
- Tie raffia around the base of the ghost’s head and then tack raffia to the back of the ghost head with the hot glue gun. The raffia will be used to hang up the ghost so cut it to the length you prefer.
- Use googly eyes or leave ghost face plain if desired.
These DIY Tie Dye Halloween Ghosts are so easy and simple to make that you can make just a few or enough to fill up an entire wall! Use traditional fall and Halloween color combinations or use bright pastels. No matter what, though, these DIY Tie Dye Halloween Ghosts are adorable and fun to make by yourself or with your kids.
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Lisa is a mother of three lovely young women and is a new grandmother to a baby boy! She has been married to her high school sweetheart for more than thirty years. Lisa is originally from Dearborn Heights, Michigan, but has lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1984. Running a small business for over 25 years and raising a family has made for a busy, busy life with many ups and downs; it’s definitely been an adventure.
Lisa’s always involved in one project or another whether it’s work related or serving her community. She also recently went back to school to finish her bachelor’s degree in American Studies. Lisa tries to make every day a good day—that means learning something new, practicing kindness, and enjoying the present moment.
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