Ghost Leaves Craft

August 23, 2019
Turn autumn leaves into spooky ghosts with this craft tutorial for kids.  Make painted ghost leaves. #ghostleaves #ghostleavesdiy #leafart #leafpainting #leafcraftsforkids#ghostcrafts #ghostcraftsforkids #ghostcraftspreschool #ghostart #ghostactivitiesforkids #growingajeweledrose #activitiesforkids
Here is a fun craft for the kids to make this Fall, and you don't even need paper!
Why use a tree to craft when you could use it's already falling leaves?  Skip the paper and make ghost leaves instead!  Read on for the easy tutorial.
Turn autumn leaves into spooky ghosts with this craft tutorial for kids.  Make painted ghost leaves. #ghostleaves #ghostleavesdiy #leafart #leafpainting #leafcraftsforkids#ghostcrafts #ghostcraftsforkids #ghostcraftspreschool #ghostart #ghostactivitiesforkids #growingajeweledrose #activitiesforkids
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Begin by taking a walk with your child.  Have them collect leaves as they walk.  Then, head inside and give this craft a try!

How to Paint Ghost Leaves

Materials
Turn autumn leaves into spooky ghosts with this craft tutorial for kids.  Make painted ghost leaves. #ghostleaves #ghostleavesdiy #leafart #leafpainting #leafcraftsforkids#ghostcrafts #ghostcraftsforkids #ghostcraftspreschool #ghostart #ghostactivitiesforkids #growingajeweledrose #activitiesforkids

Method
  • Begin by painting the leaves white.
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  • Once dry cut them into ghostly shapes.
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  • Embellish your "ghosts" using a black marker.
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  • That's it!  Aren't they BOO-tiful?

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Rosie and Jewel loved this activity and made ghost after ghost!

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Turn autumn leaves into spooky ghosts with this craft tutorial for kids.  Make painted ghost leaves. #ghostleaves #ghostleavesdiy #leafart #leafpainting #leafcraftsforkids#ghostcrafts #ghostcraftsforkids #ghostcraftspreschool #ghostart #ghostactivitiesforkids #growingajeweledrose #activitiesforkids


Turn autumn leaves into spooky ghosts with this craft tutorial for kids.  Make painted ghost leaves. #ghostleaves #ghostleavesdiy #leafart #leafpainting #leafcraftsforkids#ghostcrafts #ghostcraftsforkids #ghostcraftspreschool #ghostart #ghostactivitiesforkids #growingajeweledrose #activitiesforkids
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Crystal Underwood is the writer and creator of Growing A Jeweled Rose. She has worked extensively with children and strongly believes in the importance of play at the core of early learning. She is passionate about the early years and believes that childhood should be a truly magical time in life. For all the best kids activities connect with Growing a Jeweled Rose below!