Cheap Flying Ghost Halloween Prank!




Introduction: Cheap Flying Ghost Halloween Prank!

About: Hi there visitor! First of all thank you for checking out my profile! My name is Youri. I study Technical Computer Science in the Netherlands. I especially love the electronical part of my study. Since I l...

This is a very cheap and easy project, the only more expensive item is a drone or a quadcopter, but due to the low weight any quadcopter should be able to fly this ghost around.

Materials you will need to scare your friends and family:

  • Fishing line or any other thin rope.
  • Table Tennis Ball.
  • A tissue or lightweight cloth.
  • Some Tape.
  • And ofcourse a drone or quadcopter.

Let's get started!

Step 1: Preparing the Fishing Line

Cut the line to any length you wish. The longer the line, the higher your quadcopter has to fly in order to lift the ghost.
I went with around 40-50cm.

Now tie a loop to both ends of the line. Make sure the loop has at least the width of the piece of tape you're going to use.

Now grab a piece of tape and pull the tape half way through the loop. Now you can grab your table tennis ball and stick the tape onto it, so the line is attached to the ball.

Step 2: Time to Add the Spookyness!

Grab your tissue and poke a hole in the center.
Pull the fishing line through the hole and it should look something like the second picture in this step.

Now grab the end of the tissue together and make a fist. This way the tissue will hang more downwards and give a nicer effect as you can see in the last picture.

Step 3: Adding Eyes to the Ghost

The easiest way to add eyes is to grab a piece of tape of the color you want and stick it onto a flat surface like a cutting board.

Now grab a paper knife and carefully cut out two eyes. Remove the remainder of the tape and you should be left with two eyes that you can now stick onto your ghost.

Step 4: Attaching the Ghost to Your Drone

Grab another piece of tape and pull it half way through the loop on the other end of the line.

Stick it on the bottom of your drone and your scare prank is done!

Now all that's left is to power on your drone and fly around with your cheap but awesome mini ghost!

Happy Halloween Everyone!

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    3 years ago

    Now that's a fine idea!


    Reply 3 years ago

    Thanks! Cheap and simple, but fun to make! :)