Make a Ghost Mobile for Halloween.


We have been saving our white egg shells to make a little ghost mobile for Halloween. Who knew eggshells could make such cute little ghosts?

I saved the eggshells from our morning omelettes and washed and dried them.

Kitty and Teddy used a black permanent marker to draw little eyes onto the eggshells.

Teddy’s ghosts look like they have had a big night out on the town!

Use anything with a sharp point to carefully make a hole in the tops of the eggshells.


Get a piece of string and tie a knot at the bottom of it.

Thread the string through the hole in the eggshell and slide the eggshell down along the string until it stops above the knot. This knot will hold your first eggshell ghost in place. Make another knot a little space above your first ghost and thread the second ghost along until it is held in place by the second knot… continue until each ghost has a spot on the string…. and…

Voila! The cutest little ghost mobile Halloween has ever seen!

What Halloween goodies have you guys been making? Don’t be shy to link your Halloween crafts in the comments below… I’d love to pop over for a little peek.

Blessings and magic,

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Donni Webber is the mom behind the popular natural living Waldorf website and blog, The Magic Onions - where the magic of nature and the wonder of childhood collide to make each moment a precious gift. She is a photographer, writer, crafter, wife and mother of two inspiring young children. Her work has been featured in many popular publications, including HGTV, Better Homes and Gardens, Disney and Apartment Therapy.

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18 thoughts on “Make a Ghost Mobile for Halloween.

  1. Cute! We don’t have any white egg layers. Most of our eggs are pretty dark browns, but one chicken lays light, creamy-tan coloured eggs, maybe we could try those.

    Or, (!) I wonder if we could hydrogen peroxide them whitish? We’ll have to try. :P

  2. How did you ever think of this? Brilliant!

    I mean we all know already that you are brilliant but this is even more brilliant!

    Can you tell I love it?

  3. ahhhh man! Now I have to go and buy white eggs, none of my chickens lay white shelled eggs. But these look like a fun craft to do with the grabdkids. Easy and quick for short attention spans. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Too bad halloween is already over, I would have tried them. FANTASTIC idea, though. I sure wouldn’t have thought of that! Thanks!

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