Make a ghost ship with this online guide! Each month we will do a new craft! On Family Days, we will do the craft in the Kids Cove!

Ghost ships are boats found abandoned at sea under strange circumstances. What happened to your boat? Who is haunting it? Email your story to and we will feature it on our social media.

Supply List:

  • Build a boat kit or use popsicle sticks, egg cartons, or cups to make the boat
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cotton-webs
  • Spiders
  • Halloween stickers
Mini Mariners Craft: Make a Ghost Ship

Craft Guide to Make a Ghost Ship

Here’s how to make a ghost ship.

  1. Make the boat with the kit or create one with items around your home like popsicle sticks
  2. Paint your boat in ghostly colors
  3. Add spider webs and other spooky items
  4. Set sail and haunt the seas!

Famous Ghost Ships

Need some inspiration or want to learn about ghost ships witnessed throughout history? Check out this article of 10 Famous Ghost Ships, like the Blackbeards Flying Dutchman, The Mary Celeste, and more.

To see other crafts and activities, visit the Education Center or the Craft Guide.

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