Halloween Ghosts Painting Activity

Kids will love creating lots of not-so-spooky ghosts in this fun Halloween painting activity. This activity is sure to become one of your favorites. It promotes creativity and sensory play in a truly hands-on painting process. Who's ready to get their hands messy with some fun sponge-ghost painting?

 Halloween ghosts painting activity for preschoolers

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Halloween crafts and activities are 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!

 Add this painting activity to your Halloween theme for a fun sensory experience using fine motor and creative skills.

Supplies for ghost painting activity

 sponge ghosts supplies for painting activity


  • kids washable white paint
  • black construction paper
  • craft eyes or black marker
  • sponges
Instructions for ghost painting activity

cut out ghost shapes from kitchen sponges for painting activity


1. Draw ghost shapes on sponges with markers and cut out.


press ghost shaped sponges on paper for a ghost painting activity


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.

 sponge ghosts preschool painting activity


4. Stamp lots of sponge ghosts on black paper.


Decorate your home or classroom with the awesome pictures created in this Halloween Ghosts Painting Activity!


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We have a landing page with all our Halloween posts at your fingertips. This makes it easy to choose a specific topic for your Halloween-themed activities. Witches, ghosts, jack-o-lanterns and more are ready for Halloween fun!

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