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Floating Ghost Window Decoration

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Create this easy floating ghost to decorate a window for Halloween. Why not create a whole family of ghosts to make a haunted house?

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
Translucent paper (e.g. tracing paper or baking paper)
Sticky back contact paper (book covering)
Scissors



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We used baking paper


Method
Tear a ghost shape out of the paper. Tearing the paper instead of cutting with scissors gives a nice fuzzy edge to the ghost.



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Tear eyes and a mouth out of the ghost shape. Younger children will find it easier to draw a face on with a black pen instead.



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Peel the backing paper off the sticky contact paper and stick your ghost onto the sticky side.



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Cut around the ghost leaving a sticky border of about half a centimetre.



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Ready to affix to window


Stick the ghost on to a window. The sticky plastic border around the ghost is the part that will stick to the window.



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Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Any age
#Halloween
#Ghost
#Decoration
#Haunted house
#Cheap
#Contact paper
#Sticky back plastic
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