Are you ready to make a plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster in less than 10 minutes and play our Ghost Blaster Shooting Game?

This plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game is just what you need for your next Halloween party or event!

Ghost Blaster Shooting Game with plastic PET bottles

This plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game is super quick and easy to make! In fact, it’s so easy that it can be made in under 10 minutes. Plus, it gives children hours and hours of Halloween entertainment for cheap since it uses a recycled plastic PET Bottle! You can make a plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster with things lying around your classroom or house, and you can print out our free file of Ghost Targets to shoot.

Our plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game is great to make in any class or party. If you have a lot of time, you can spend more time setting up the ghosts and shooting them. When they fall over, you can get the points written on the bottom. If you have limited time in your class or event, then you can simply make them, and the kids can take the Ghost Blaster Shooting Game home to play with.

What makes this Ghost Blaster Shooting Game so exciting?

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The excitement of our plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game comes from the simple physics concept of creating an air gun using a partial vacuum with a balloon and plastic PET bottle. These things can be found in most houses or classrooms, but students are amazed when they realize that they can make a real-life ghost busting blaster!

The other exciting part is playing the Ghost Blaster Shooting Game with our free, printable ghost targets. Each ghost has a different point value on the bottom, so when they get blasted and fall over, kids can see how many points they get. You can do a point count-up style game or see who can knock over all the ghosts the fastest. There are endless ways to play the plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game.

Are plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blasters safe?

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Yes! In fact, it’s much safer to shoot ghosts with plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blasters than real guns. There is only a small burst of air created and it’s harmless, except to ghosts. Of course, you should never point a plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster at a person’s face, at pets, or at anything that’s not a ghost.

It’s also important to properly tape the balloon to the plastic PET bottle to prevent it from coming off when being pulled. This could result in the balloon hitting someone. As an added safety precaution, we recommend goggles while using the plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blasters.

What do you need to make the plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game?

You can make a simple plastic PET Bottle Shooter, or you can get a little more elaborate and add Halloween decorations if you have time. The instructions for the basic plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game below uses a 500ml plastic PET Bottle, a large balloon, some electrical tape, and our free printable ghost targets with points and printable name card for inside the plastic bottle.

 

Supplies for a plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster Shooting Game

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  • 1 500ml plastic bottle (PET)

  • 1 Large Balloon (15 inch/ 38cm or bigger)

  • Electrical tape or duct tape

  • Ghost Targets Template with points (download here)
    Best printed on thick paper

  • Scissors

  • Crayons or colored pencils

  • Plastic PET bottle Ghost Blaster decoration paper (download here)
    Best printed on B4 sized paper (250 x 353 cm     9.8 x 13.9 in.)

  • Additional decorations (markers, string, googly eyes, etc.)

How to make and play the Ghost Blaster Shooting Game

The Ghost Blaster Shooting Game is probably one of our easiest Halloween crafts yet, and kids will have hours of fun blasting ghosts! Just follow the three simple steps below.

Step 1 – Prepare the plastic bottle for the Ghost Blasters

Cut off the bottom of the plastic PET bottle to make the cylinder of the plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster air gun. The edges might be a little bit jagged or sharp, so it’s important to put a layer of electrical tape around this to keep it safe for children. This also prevents the balloon from tearing or ripping after it’s attached.

If you want to decorate the plastic PET Bottle Ghost Blaster air guns, feel free to print out our template on B4 sized paper (250 x 353 cm     9.8 x 13.9 in.), color it, and put it inside the plastic bottle before attaching the balloon.

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Step 2 – Attach the balloon to the plastic PET bottle

Tie a knot in the balloon like in the picture and then cut a small piece from the top of the balloon. Next, stretch it over the wide part of the plastic PET bottle and attach it with another layer of tape.

You can continue to decorate the Ghost Blaster with markers, ribbons, or googly eyes if you want.

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Step 3 – Cut out and color the ghosts

Finally, download our free template of ghosts with points to play the Ghost Blaster Shooting Game. There are 12 ghosts total, and each one has a different point value on the bottom. When you shoot a ghost, it will fall over and reveal the points. We recommend printing these on thicker paper like card stock to make them a little more durable.

For an additional classroom activity, you can print a page of ghosts for each student and let them color them to make their own original ghosts.

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Ghost Blaster Shooting Game with plastic PET bottles

This Ghost Blaster Shooting Game is one of the easiest Halloween crafts ever!

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In just three easy steps, your kids will be ready to blast ghosts in this incredibly simple Ghost Blaster Shooting Game which is a part of our 10-minute Crafts for Kids series. Of course, our No-mess jack o’lanterns, and light up ghost are pretty cool, too. If you haven’t made those yet, make sure to check them out as well for more fun and easy Halloween crafts that can be made in minutes.

If you’re looking for some fun interactive activities to do in your Halloween parties or events, then you’ll love these 7 free interactive Halloween games and activities. You can also download tons of printable posters, flashcards, or worksheets here for the best ESL/EFL Halloween lessons.

Count some witches, ghosts, and monsters in this fun Halloween song!

Here’s a great song to use as a warmup activity or play in the background as kids make their plastic PET Bottle Ghost Shooter Game.