We love easy Halloween decorations that we can make ourselves and most years my boys get busy making fun things out of the craft supplies we have around the house as soon as September hits. This year, one of the big boys was home sick for the day so we decided to make our favorite Balloon Ghosts because they were dying to have some decorations in the house. We have shared these before but not the instructions to make them so I thought it was time to add those.
I love these ghosts because they can be made in less than 5 minutes. Now that is the perfect type of Halloween decoration! You only need 5 supplies to be able to make dozens of these spooky Balloon Ghosts, and most of those supplies can be found around the house or left over from previous birthday parties.
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Step 1: Blow up the balloons. Keep in mind before drawing a face on your balloon, that the tie will be at the top of the ghost so you can attach a string and hang it up. We made a couple of upside down ghosts. 🙂
Step 2: Use the permanent markers to draw faces on the balloons. Make sure to supervise children if they are decorating their own since permanent marker is…well…permanent. 😉
Step 4: Cut a piece of fishing line or string and tie it to the balloon.
Then you’re done! You can either hang up the balloons by the strings or let your kids run around with their ghosts flying behind them.
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