Read the ghost story that inspired this ghost story mad lib game.
Scream with laughter! Play ghost story mad libs with your friends at home, at camp, at a party, or anywhere you dare.
To be sure your story does not have an unfortunate outcome, follow the instructions carefully.
Fill in the word list first, before you scroll down to the story.
Remember, if you're tempted to cheat... someone's watching you.
If you've never played this game before, please take a moment to read the ghost story mad lib instructions and brush up on your parts of speech.
The more closely you follow the instructions, the funnier your stories will be!
Word number (01) is repeated several times in the story. When transferring it from your word list to your story, be aware of that and watch for it.
Hope your story has a... happy ending!
Fill in the blanks below with the words and parts of speech noted beside each blank.
Transfer your word list answers to the corresponding numbers in the story below.
We weren’t allowed to go in the _______________(01) and we really
didn’t want to—it was _______________(02) and _______________(03)
and smelled like (a) _______________(04).
The steps leading down into the ___________(01) were ___________(05)
and there was a _______________(06) _______________(07) next to the
_______________(08). It felt _______________(09) and we wanted to
We ____________(11) toward the ____________(01), ____________(12)
steps at a time till our _______________s(13) _______________(14)
_______________(15) and we were too scared to _______________(16).
There was always a _______________(17) _______________(18) coming up
from below the _______________(19) and we weren’t brave enough to
One day there was a _______________(21) sound. It was coming from the
_______________(01). We wanted to know what was making the sound,
but we were afraid we might _____________(22). We ______________(23)
and _____________(24), but each time the fear would _____________(25)
over us, and we would back away, terrified.
Finally, _______________(26) decided to face the fear and go down to
the _______________(01). When we didn't hear _______________(27) we
became encouraged and followed behind, praying we would not be
_______________(28) by whatever it was that _______________(29) and
_______________(30) down there. When we made it to the very bottom,
we _______________(31), _______________s(32) wrapped tightly around
each other, barely _______________(33).
Then, we saw it. It was _____________(34) and it was ____________(35)
We moved closer, we couldn’t breathe . . .
It was _____________(37) _____________(38) the ______________(39)
in the _______________(40).
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