This ghost slime recipe is easy to make and fun to give as a Halloween candy alternative. We also have used this ghost slime craft as part of a learning unit when reading a ghost-themed children’s book. Kids of all ages will love this white sparkly ghost slime.

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Let’s make ghost slime today!

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Ghost Slime Recipe for Kids

We first were inspired to create this fun ghost slime craft after reading the book by Raina Telgemeier, Ghosts.

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In the book, two sisters are exploring their new home when they learn that there are ghosts in the neighborhood.

How to Make Ghost Slime

This ghost slime recipe is great for Halloween, just because, or a fun activity to go with spooky stories. This ghost slime, to me, is essentially Halloween slime, and such a great idea for an alternative to candy. Plus this Halloween ghost slime is so easy to make using basic slime ingredients. Such a great craft for kids.

Ingredients Needed to Make Ghost Slime Recipe

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These are the simple steps to follow to make ghost slime!

Directions to Make Ghost Slime

Step 1

In a large bowl, pour the entire bottle of school glue. Add the water and stir with a wooden craft stick. Pour in the glitter and stir until combined.

Step 2

Add the liquid starch and stir until the mixture comes together and starts pulling from the outside of the bowl. Take the slime in your hands and stretch and knead it until it reaches the desired consistency.

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Draw the ghost faces friendly? Boo!

Step 3

Add the slime to your condiment containers. Turn them upside down and use the permanent marker to add eyes and a mouth.

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We love handing out ghost slime at Halloween!

Finished Ghost Slime

Super cute, right?!

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What did you do with your homemade ghost slime?

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