The Halloween we know today has come a long way since its origins, dating back to Celtic times. Thousands of years ago, the day marked a time of year associated with deaths, (the end of the summer harvest and the commencement of the winter), and it was believed that ghosts and spirits roamed the earth. In response, The Celts celebrated an ancient festival called Samhain, held to ward off spirits using bonfires and costumes. Today, it seems as if we almost celebrate anything and everything ghost-esq via costumes, strategically frosted treats, and, of course, decorations. Keep reading for five ghostly DIYs suitable for kids of all ages.  


A Hanging Ghost 

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Visit the Marc and Mandy website for full instructions on how to DIY this no-glue, no-scissors Hanging Ghost. 


Lollipop Ghosts 

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Visit NAME for full instructions on how to DIY these Lollipop Ghosts. 


A Ghostly (Tin Can) Windsock 

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Visit Chicken Scratch NY for full instructions on how to DIY this Ghostly (Tin Can) Windsock. 


Puffy Ghosts 

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Visit Thriving Home Blog for full instructions on how to DIY these Puffy Ghosts. 


Ghost Balloons 

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Visit A Girl And A Glue Gun for full instructions on how to DIY these Ghost Balloons. 


Ghost Button Wall Art 

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Visit Living Off Love And Coffee for full instructions on how to DIY this Ghost Button Wall Art. 


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Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance writer/editor based out of Toronto.

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