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Halloween Crafts for Kids : Making leaf ghosts


Today we share nature based Halloween crafts for kids as our very first entry in the Paint and Play series alongside Growing a Jeweled Rose, Housing A Forest and Mess for Less. Paint and Play series will be featured every other week where we share a fun art activities for kids.

In this post you will see a fun painting leaves and stones activity.


  • Silk leaves ( I’d use real fall leaves if you can find them)
  • Stones and driftwood
  • Acrylic Paint (white)
  • Googly Eyes
  • Glue
  • Markers

Our simple invitation to paint and create.

materials for leaf ghosts

Something about paint and art instantly engages and attracts the kids. Just the sight of paint gets their imagination and creativity running wild and not to mention the wide grin on their cute little faces.