Sponge Painting Halloween Ghosts
Kids will love creating not-too-spooky ghosts in this fun Halloween painting activity. It promotes creativity and sensory play in a truly hands-on painting process. This activity is sure to become one of your favorites.
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We love Halloween crafts and activities filled with all the ghosts and goblins you can imagine.
This ghost painting activity is simple to do with just some white paint and kitchen sponges, but the results are bootiful! Who's ready to get their hands messy with some fun sponge-ghost painting?
Ghost painting activity
Painting with kids just got a lot more fun using sponges as painting tools. The resulting ghosts have texture and character that make them cute and appealing.
Add this painting activity to your Halloween theme for a fun sensory experience using fine motor and creative skills.
Supplies for ghost painting activity
- kids washable white paint
- black construction paper
- craft eyes or black marker
Instructions for ghost painting activity
1. Draw ghost shapes on sponges with permanent black marker. Cut out.
2. Pour white paint into a tray.
3. Place a sponge ghost in the paint. Press the sponge down with your hand. Make sure all parts of the sponge pick up some paint.
Transfer a few imprints to a piece of cardboard first to ensure the sponge is well coated with paint.
4. Stamp ghosts onto black construction paper.
5. Add eyes or other features with black marker or a dab of black paint when white paint is dry.
Decorate your home or classroom with the awesome pictures created in this Halloween Ghosts Painting Activity!
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