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Ghostly Getaway

This cheerful ghost family will greet trick-or-treaters at your door.

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What You Need:

Display this family on your door to greet Halloween guests.
  • Plastic-foam balls: 1-1/2-inch, 4-1/2-inch, and 6-inch
  • Old white sheet or fabric
  • Black-with-white-polka-dots ribbon (1/16-inch- and 15/16-inch-wide)
  • Large-tip black permanent marking pen
  • "Groucho" glasses and Spanish moss "hair"
  • Glue gun and hot-melt adhesive
  • Fish line
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Instructions:

Tear sheet/fabric squares to drape over the plastic-foam balls. Tie a ribbon bow around the "necks." Mark a face on the cover of each ball. If you like, hot-glue "Groucho" glasses and hair onto one head. Use fish line to hang each ghost.

What You Need:

A lineup of pumpkins and scaredy cats guides guests up the steps.
  • Black foam-core board (enough for the number of cats desired)
  • Crafts knife
  • Chalk

Instructions:

1. Download the free pattern for this project. (Downloading requires Adobe Acrobat software.)

Scaredy cats pattern

Download Adobe Acrobat

2. Enlarge and use chalk to transfer the cat shape onto foam-core board. Cut out the cat shapes with a crafts knife.

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