Halloween Shadow Puppets

Cast some ghostly shadows on the wall while telling a spooky story. Remember to turn off the lights to create the most dramatic shadows—if you dare!


  • Black construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Ice pop sticks
  • Flashlight


  1. Using freehand or printable templates, draw or trace spooky objects on the black construction paper.
  2. Carefully cut out the objects.
  3. Tape an ice pop stick to the back of the paper images to create shadow puppets.
  4. Turn off the lights and use a flashlight to put on a scare Halloween show!