The FreeKidsCrafts team has made this friendly beaded ghost craft to hang around and scare the spooks away. Kids will enjoy making this craft and keeping it year round on their backpack or key chain.
2 Black Pony Beads
43 Glow-in-the-Dark Pony Beads
4 Feet of Satin Cord
1 Lanyard Hook or Key Ring
Click on Printables for a printable ghost bead pattern for reference.
Stiffen the ends of the satin cord with craft glue. Let dry. Fold cord in half. Tie to the middle of a lanyard hook or key ring.
String four glow-in-the-dark pony beads on the left hand cord. String the right hand cord through the same beads in the opposite direction. Pull both cords securely, snugging the beads evenly up to the knot.
String one glow-in-the-dark pony bead, one black bead, one glow-in-the-dark pony bead, one black bead and one glow-in-the-dark pony bead on the left hand cord. String the right hand cord through the same beads in the opposite direction. Pull both cords securely, snugging the beads evenly up to the previous row.
Continue stringing rows in this manner, using the pattern above as a guide. After stringing the last row, tie a knot in each cord close to the last bead. Dab a bit of craft glue on the knots. Let dry. Trim cord close to the knot.
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