Skip to Content

Join The KinderArt Club, for Premium Art Lesson Plans.

Tissue Paper Ghosts

Tissue Paper Ghosts
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Students can create spooky ghosts using tissue paper, markers and elastic bands.

By Andrea Mulder-Slater

What You Need:

  • white tissue paper
  • magic markers
  • elastic bands
  • yarn or twist ties
  • a few sticks (optional).

What You Do:

Gather your materials.

Take a sheet of tissue paper and crumple it up into a small ball.

Take another sheet of tissue paper and wrap and tie it around the bunched up paper (using an elastic band or twist tie), to create a ghostly head.

Now, draw some scary eyes and maybe a mouth too, on the tissue paper.

You are ready to present your ghost to the ghoul of your choice!

Optional: You can make a “ghost on a stick” by placing a stick into the bunched up paper or, tie some clear fishing line to your ghost and hang it from the ceiling for decoration.

Tip: You can use facial tissue instead of tissue paper to make your ghosts.


    Join Our Club

    You are currently on the KinderArt.com site which features lots of free art activity ideas for kids (I hope you are enjoying them!) HOWEVER, if you are looking for more detailed art lesson plans, drawing lessons, printables, sketchbook starters (and more) provided monthly, you will LOVE The KinderArt Club - a membership portal designed for parents, homeschoolers, classroom art teachers and studio instructors.

    Inside the club you will find hundreds of printable PDF art lessons designed to work in small or large group settings, with a range of ages (from 5 to 12 years).

    Get creative teaching kids at home, instructing students in a classroom, leading workshops in a studio, or sharing online, as you explore artists, art periods, science, nature, history, cultures and themes, with creativity and flexibility in mind.

    Join us today at: TheKinderArtClub.com