Make Lollipop Ghosts {with a napkin!} Easy

Lollipop Ghosts are an age-old craft that is timeless. These classic ghost treats are a fun way to decorate candy and add another element of excitement to Halloween. You’ll love how easy these Napkin Lollipop Ghosts are to make.

Ghost Lollipop Craft

Lollipop Ghosts

ghost lollipop craft

Do you remember wrapping a lollipop in a white paper towel, and drawing a ghost face to make a fun ghostly treat? I do. They are really cute and so simple to do.

Halloween ghost craft

This time I made these ghosts with napkins. You can use just about anything to cover the lollipops, but I found these napkins were the easiest way to make these cute ghosts.

ghost lollipop craft with kids

This is an easy craft to make with the kids, or make them for the kids.

easy lollipop ghosts

What can you use to make Lollipop Ghosts?

  • White fabric
  • White paper towel
  • White napkins
  • White Coffee Filters

Tips and Tricks for making Ghost Lollipops:

  • use a fine tip sharpie or felt tip pens for the mouth and eyes
  • twine is a great material for tying this craft – You can find twine in lots of colors like black and white, orange or even purple
  • instead of cutting fabric, you can use a square napkin to simple cover the lollipops
lollipop ghosts

Do you like fun and easy Halloween Crafts? Check out some of my other fun projects like, DIY Halloween Clings,   A No-Carve Bat Halloween Pumpkin, and An Easy Spider Craft for Kids

Here’s What You’ll Need to Make these Ghosts for Halloween:

  • Napkins – I used Vanity Fair Quality Dinner Napkins (you can find these at Target, Walmart or your local grocery store)
  • Black Sharpie
  • Twine
  • Round Lollipop like Tootsie Pops
  • Scissors


  • center a napkin over a lollipop
  • bunch it together at the top of the lollipop stick
  • using the twine, tie a knot in the bunched up area
  • *if you want you can tie a bow
  • add a ghost face with your marker

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.Com

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  1. Marilyn Johnson

    Thanks for all your great ideas! I am now a great grandma but have been adopted by many children in our church and love using your ideas and suggestions for play days. To top it off my husband loves your recipes.

    1. Melissa

      I love this so much! What an amazing compliment to start my day with. 🙂