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Frankenstein Popsicle Stick Craft [Free Template]

The Halloween season can be an exciting one for any kid – they get to dress up in costumes and enjoy some candy too!

But Halloween isn’t just about dressing up in a costume. It’s also an opportunity for kids to express themselves creatively in their own unique ways. And crafts are always a fun way to do so!

Making crafts gives kids plenty of opportunities for using their imaginations and participating in a super fun Halloween activity.

This Frankenstein popsicle stick craft is sure to give kids a spooky Halloween experience while also encouraging them to become more creative and work on fine motor skills!

Download the free printable template and make it this October.

Also, be sure to check out all of our cool Halloween crafts for kids for even more ideas!

Frankenstein Craft Idea

Frankenstein popsicle stick craft image collage with the words popsicle stick Frankenstein

Supplies

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Thin black marker
  • Permanent glue dots
  • Frankenstein template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Frankenstein template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding Frankenstein popsicle stick craft template

Cut a popsicle stick into thirds with the scissors. Line up 4 popsicle sticks evenly. Stretch out three glue dots to go onto the back of each of the cut popsicle sticks. Use this to secure the 4 popsicle sticks together.

If you don’t want to use glue dots, replace them with hot glue and do the same steps as above.

hand gluing popsicle sticks together

Paint the popsicle sticks in 1-2 thin coats of green paint. Let it dry completely before moving on.

hand painting popsicle sticks green

Take the hair and glue it to the top of the popsicle sticks.

hand gluing hair to popsicle stick Frankenstein craft

Optionally: Cut jagged pieces out of the top of Frankenstein’s shirt to make it look torn. Glue the shirt to the bottom of the popsicle sticks.

hand gluing shirt to popsicle stick Frankenstein craft

Next, place the eyes just slightly below the hair and glue them in place.

hand gluing eyes to popsicle stick Frankenstein craft

Use the black marker to draw on Frankenstein’s nose, mouth, and stitches.

hand drawing stitches onto popsicle stick Frankenstein craft

Finish Frankenstein by gluing the bolts to the side of each head, just below the hairline.

hand gluing bolts to popsicle stick Frankenstein craft

Now your child is done! This is a cute popsicle stick craft kids will enjoy making.

Frankenstein popsicle stick craft

Halloween Unit For Kids

Do you want to create an entire Halloween unit for kids around this Frankenstein craft? If so, keep reading below for our ideas!

We all know reading out loud to kids is great for their development. It can help them with listening skills, vocabulary, and so much more. Because of this, we recommend reading to your kids as often as possible!

Below are some of the top-rated Halloween books for kids. Add them to your home collection or borrow them from your local library.

Room On The Broom: This has to be one of our most favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.

5 Minute Spooky Stories: We love Disney’s 5 minute storybooks and this one is perfect for Halloween! See how all your favorite Disney characters celebrate this spooky holiday.

Ten Timid Ghosts: This is a fun countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories!

2 Frankenstein popsicle stick crafts

Crafting is a fun pastime for kids! They can learn how to follow directions, explore new mediums, and feel accomplished when they’re done.

Add in some more Halloween crafts with some of our favorite ideas:

These Halloween pattern block mats can help your little ones learn shapes, colors, and counting. They’ll also work on fine motor skills as they place the pattern blocks on each of the spooky mats!

hand holding Frankenstein popsicle stick craft

Do your kids enjoy coloring? If so, they’ll want to use these free Halloween coloring pages! They’re 100% kid-friendly and super cute too.

Make learning the letter C a little more fun with these candy corn worksheets. They’re great for young kids and they help improve fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, handwriting, and other preschooler basics. Download your copy today!

Want a fun way to learn letters, numbers, and work on counting? Try out these Halloween do a dot printables. They’re no prep too – just print and give to the kids!

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Halloween Ideas For Kids

hand holding Frankenstein popsicle stick craft

Frankenstein Popsicle Stick Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Drying Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Frankenstein never looked so cute! This fun Frankenstein popsicle stick craft is perfect for little ones this Halloween season.

Materials

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Thin black marker
  • Permanent glue dots
  • Frankenstein template

Instructions

  1. Download the Frankenstein template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Paint the popsicle sticks in 1-2 thin coats of green paint. Let it dry completely before moving on.
  3. Take the hair and glue it to the top of the popsicle sticks.
  4. Optionally: Cut jagged pieces out of the top of Frankenstein's shirt to make it look torn. Glue the shirt to the bottom of the popsicle sticks.
  5. Next, place the eyes just slightly below the hair and glue them in place.
  6. Use the black marker to draw on Frankenstein's nose, mouth, and stitches.
  7. Finish Frankenstein by gluing the bolts to the side of each head, just below the hairline.

Frankenstein Template

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