Craft Activity, Art Activity, STEAM Activity: Make Lollipop Ghosts For Halloween (With Name Tags)

What Kids Learn From This Craft Activity, STEAM Activity

In the craft activity, STEAM activity, Make lollipop ghosts for Halloween, kids have a diverse learning experience. Firstly, it nurtures their fine motor skills as they handle small materials such as tissue paper, elastic bands, and string, allowing them to practice their skills and precision.  Additionally, this creative project allows children to exercise their imagination as they design and personalize their lollipop ghosts, encouraging artistic expression. It also serves as an opportunity for sensory exploration, as they engage with different textures and colors while constructing the ghostly figure. Following step-by-step instructions promotes cognitive development, helping them to comprehend and execute a series of tasks, enhancing their problem-solving abilities. Moreover, the sense of accomplishment derived from completing the craft can boost their self-esteem, fostering a positive attitude towards participating in festive traditions.

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What We Need For This Craft Activity, STEAM Activity

STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity - Lollipop Ghosts Materials
STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity – Lollipop Ghosts Materials

 

For The Lollipop Ghost

For The Name Tag

 

How to Do the Craft Activity, STEAM Activity, Make Lollipop Ghosts For Halloween (With Name Tags)

For The Lollipop Ghost

  1. Wrap the Ghost: Take a piece of tissue paper or cloth and place it over the lollipop. Ensure it completely covers the lollipop.

    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Wrap the Ghost
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Wrap the Ghost
  2. Secure with Rubber Band: Use a rubber band or string to wrap around the base of the lollipop where the tissue paper is. This will create the head of your ghost.
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Secure with Rubber Band
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Secure with Rubber Band

     

  3. Draw Face Features On The Ghost: Use markers or stickers to add eyes, a mouth, or any other spooky features to your ghost.
STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Draw Facial Features On The Ghost
STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Draw Facial Features On The Ghost

 

For The Name Tag

  1. Make a Pumpkin Shaped Name Tag: Draw a pumpkin shape on the orange paper, then cut it out.
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Draw a Pumpkin Shape On The Orange Paper
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Draw a Pumpkin Shape On The Orange Paper

    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Cut the Pumpkin Out
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Cut the Pumpkin Out
  2. Draw Pumpkin Face Features: On the black paper, draw eyes, a nose, and a mouth, then cut them out. If you wish, you can use googly eyes and glue them instead of drawing.

    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Draw Eyes, a Nose, and a Mouth, Then Cut Them Out
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Draw Eyes, a Nose, and a Mouth, Then Cut Them Out
  3. Glue the Face Features: Attach the black cut-out face features to the orange pumpkin.

    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Glue the Face Features
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Glue the Face Features
  4. Make a Hole: Use a hole punch to make a hole on the pumpkin.

    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Make a Hole
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Make a Hole
  5. Write On The Name Tag: On the bag of the name tag, write ‘To’ and ‘From.

    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Write Name Tags
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Write Name Tags
  6. Attach the Name Tag: Use a string to connect the pumpkin name tag to the lollipop ghost
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts - Connect The Pumpkin Name Tag To The Lollipop Ghost
    STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity Lollipop Ghosts – Connect The Pumpkin Name Tag To The Lollipop Ghost

     

  7. Enjoy: Your lollipop ghost is now ready! You can use it as a Halloween decoration or give it out to your child’s classmates as a tasty Halloween treat.
STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity - Lollipop Ghosts Activity
STEAM Activity, Craft Activity, Art Activity – Lollipop Ghosts With Name Tags

 

Variations & Challenges

  • Different Shapes: Instead of traditional ghost shapes, encourage kids to create other Halloween-themed shapes like bats, spiders, or pumpkins using the same materials.
  • Different Characters: Using lollipops, encourage kids to create various characters, such as vampires, witches, mummies, monsters, etc.
  • Colorful Ghosts: Use colored tissue paper or cloth to make vibrant and unique lollipop ghosts. This adds a colorful twist to the activity.

 

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Author

  • Isabelle

    Isabelle has been an entrepreneur for last 22 years in retail and educational industry. She is also a mom to a child in elementary school. She believes that when kids are curious and use their imagination, amazing things can happen. She is particularly interested in STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). She believes when children are encouraged to develop STEAM skills from a young age, they gain valuable tools to tackle future challenges in a creative, imaginative, and innovative manner. She enjoys researching STEAM and craft activities, plays, toys and resources and share with parents.

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