Ghost in a Pumpkin Craft

We got a neat pumpkin surprise for your kids to make this Halloween.

The Ghost in a Pumpkin Craft is easy to assemble and you can use it as a Halloween decoration.

Ghost in a Pumpkin Craft

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Want some more Halloween activity ideas? Get your kids to learn how to draw a pumpkin or a drawing a ghost in a few easy steps with a guided tutorial.

And after your kids finish, they can color a bunch of Halloween coloring pages.

Halloween Ghost in a Pumpkin Paper Craft

We made this Halloween project today, and we wanted to share it with you.

So, here it is – a ghost peeking out of a pumpkin. Boo!

We love this craft because it is super simple, super easy to make, and it is so much fun to assemble and play with it.

It doesn’t look spooky at all; we bet you will love it!

How to Make a Ghost in a Pumpkin Craft


What you need:

  • orange cardstock
  • black cardstock
  • green cardstock
  • white cardstock
  • pencil
  • black marker
  • googly eyes
  • scissors
  • split pin
  • glue

Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial

Take the pencil and draw an “O” shape on the orange cardstock to form the pumpkin.

Step 1
Draw “Banana” shapes on the left side and the right side of the “O” shape.

Step 2
Add two more “banana” shapes.

Step 3
Then add the last two “banana” shapes. 

Step 4
Outline it with the black marker.

Step 5
Cut out the pumpkin.

Step 6
Draw some triangle teeth in the middle part of the pumpkin as shown.

Step 7
Take the scissors and cut the pumpkin in half.

Cut following the triangle teeth line.

Step 8
Attach the pumpkin parts with a split pin (on the side), then split the ends of the pin, so the pumpkin parts stay together.

Step 9
Draw two small triangles on the black cardstock, one tiny triangle, and a mouth with teeth. Cut them out.

Step 10
Apply some glue on these parts and glue them on the pumpkin.

Step 11
 Draw a stem on the green cardstock.

Step 12
Outline the stem with the black marker.

Step 13

Cut the stem out and glue it on top of the pumpkin.

Step 14
Draw a ghost shape on the white cardstock.

Step 15
Outline the ghost shape with the black marker.

Step 16
Cut out the ghost body using scissors. Glue the googly eyes on the ghost.

Draw the mouth with the black marker.

Step 17
Apply some glue on the bottom part of the ghost and glue the ghost inside the pumpkin.

Step 18
All done!
Paper Pumpkin Halloween Craft

You can now open and close the pumpkin.

Halloween Ghost in Pumpkin Craft

And a ghost will show. Isn’t this Halloween craft fun?

Halloween Pumpkin Craft

Optionally, you can glue your Jack’O Lantern onto a straw or a craft stick.

DIY Paper Ghost in a Pumpkin Halloween Craft

Happy Halloween, everyone!

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