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Origami Ghost Craft

Origami Ghost Craft

My daughter and I absolutely love making crafts together for each holiday. In addition to our recent footprint crafts, she and I have also delved into the world of origami. For our first Halloween origami project, we tried our hand at folded paper ghosts.

Origami Ghosts

Step 1

Fold the paper square in half diagonally and crease. Open the square.

Origami Ghost Step 1

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Step 2

Fold both sides into the center and crease.

Origami Ghost Step 2

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Step 3

Fold the two short sides into the center and crease to create two pockets.

Origami Ghost Step 3

Step 4

Unfold one of the bottom pockets. Gently fold and collapse the pocket.

Origami Ghost Step 4

Step 5

Repeat on the other pocket.

Origami Ghost Step 5

Step 6

Fold the two sides of the collapsed pockets into the center and crease.

Origami Ghost Step 6

Step 7

Fold down the center points.

Origami Ghost Step 7

Step 8

Fold the top point down backwards.

Origami Ghost Step 8

Step 9

Fold the bottom point up.

Origami Ghost Step 9

Step 10

Fold the end of the bottom point down.

Origami Ghost Step 10 Origami Ghost

Step 11

Use the black maker to draw a face on the ghost.

Origami Ghost Step 11 Finished Origami Ghosts

For more fun ghost crafts, try my G Is for Ghost Halloween Paper Plate Craft, Ghost Egg Carton Craft, and Ghost Footprint Craft.

Image Credits

Origami Ghost Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghosts © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 1 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 2 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 3 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 4 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 5 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 6 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 7 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 8 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 9 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 10 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Ghost Step 11 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Finished Origami Ghosts © 2015 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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