We made them for FREE! with materials we had around the house, but you could make them pretty cheap if you're resourceful.
Here's what you'll need:
- Some old tennis balls (or golf balls for smaller ghosts)
- White fabric (I used garage sale-find curtains)
- White pipe cleaners
- Fabric (or permanent) markers
- Needles & white thread
- Very enthusiastic helper
Here's what you do:
Put the tennis ball in the center & gather the fabric around it. Fasten with a pipe cleaner.
Shred the fabric that's hanging loose. I started it by snipping several places along the edge & then let the boys finish by ripping the strips apart. Be sure all the rips move up, toward the tennis ball. (I couldn't get a picture because Riley needed a little help.)
Draw a ghostly face with your marker.
Fasten a loop of thread to the top using a needle & thread. Just thread the needle and slip it through a couple layers of the fabric. Then knot the ends.
Repeat until you have several, then hang them in your home or from your tree.
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