Ghost Pen Activity

3.8 based on 47 ratings
Updated on Oct 4, 2012

Help your child bring a bit of Halloween magic to school with a spooky ghost pen! These cute and creepy pals will make perfect toppers for all her pens, pencils and markers.

What You Need:

  • Pen
  • White fabric square
  • Cotton balls
  • Thin black ribbon
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Glue

What You Do:

  1. Have your child hold her pen upright so that the eraser is at the top.
  2. Help her squish four cotton balls around the eraser.
  3. Carefully wrap the white fabric square over the cotton while she holds it in place.
  4. Tie a black ribbon around the base of the cotton ball ghost head.
  5. Let your child mash the cotton around until it forms the perfect head shape.
  6. Have her use glue to attach two wiggle eyes to the ghost.

Don't let your child have all the fun -- help her make ghost pens for all her friends. You can personalize each ghostly guy with fabric hats, bow ties and crazy facial expressions!


How likely are you to recommend to your friends and colleagues?

Not at all likely
Extremely likely