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Paper Plate Frankenstein Craft

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Does your family love Halloween but you want to keep the kids away from all the gruesome, over the top stuff some people use for Halloween?

If so, you’re going to love making this paper plate Frankenstein craft with the kids!

We love Halloween crafts for kids and this one is the newest addition to our collection.

It’s totally age appropriate and it’s super cute too. Just download our free printable template and watch our quick video to see how easy it is to make with your kids.

This Halloween craft is perfect for making with preschool, kindergarten and early elementary aged children.

Frankenstein Craft For Preschool

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Supplies

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Directions

Download the Frankenstein craft template, print and cut out the pieces you’ll be using.

hands holding Frankenstein craft template

Paint the paper plate with a thin coat of green paint and let dry completely. Once the paper plate is dry, cut off a few inches from the top of the paper plate. Save this leftover piece to cut the ears out of later.

hands painting paper plate green

Take Frankenstein’s hair and glue it to the side where you cut off the paper plate.

hands gluing Frankenstein hair to paper plate

Glue the eyes just below the hairline, in the middle of the paper plate.

hands gluing eyes to paper plate frankenstein

Use the black marker to draw on Frankenstein’s nose and mouth. Also, draw on a few stitches around the open space of his face.

hands drawing mouth on paper plate Frankenstein face with black marker

Glue the eyebrows on top of each eye.

hands gluing eyebrows to paper plate Frankenstein face

Trace the ear template on the paper plate you cut off in step 2 or on colored cardstock.

Glue Frankenstein’s ear just below his hairline on each side of the plate.

For this example, we cut out his ear from the part of the paper plate we cut off in step 2, but you can also use colored cardstock.

hands gluing ears to paper plate Frankenstein

Position the bolts just below Frankenstein’s ears and glue in place.

hands gluing bolts to paper plate Frankenstein face

Wouldn’t this Frankenstein make a fun Halloween class party craft? Make sure you pin this post for later so you can always access it!

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Paper Plate Frankenstein Craft

Paper Plate Frankenstein Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this simple paper plate Frankenstein craft with the kids this Halloween season!

Materials

  • Paper plates
  • Green paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper (in green, black and gray)
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Frankenstein craft template (download form located at the end of this post)

Instructions

  1. Download the Frankenstein craft template, print and cut out the pieces you'll be using.
  2. Paint the paper plate with a thin coat of green paint and let dry completely. Once the paper plate is dry, cut off a few inches from the top of the paper plate. Save this excess paper plate to cut out ears for Frankenstein.
  3. Take Frankenstein's hair and glue it to the side where you cut off the paper plate.
  4. Glue the eyes just below the hairline, then glue the eyebrows on top of the eyes.
  5. Use the black marker to draw on Frankenstein's nose and mouth. Also, draw on a few stitches around the open space of his face.
  6. Trace the ear template on the paper plate you cut off in step 2 or on colored cardstock. Glue Frankenstein's ear just below his hairline on each side of the plate. For this example, we cut out his ear from the part of the paper plate we cut off in step 2, but you can also use colored cardstock.
  7. Position the bolts just below Frankenstein's ears and glue in place.

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christina wilson

Saturday 31st of October 2020

LOVE this!

Sam T

Saturday 31st of October 2020

Thanks so much!!

cwilson

Saturday 31st of October 2020

Great!

Sam T

Saturday 31st of October 2020

Thanks!

Eline

Saturday 31st of October 2020

I would like the paper plate frankenstein template.

Sam T

Saturday 31st of October 2020

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be emailed to you ?

Kate

Friday 30th of October 2020

Thanks for sharing!

Sam T

Saturday 31st of October 2020

You’re welcome!

Carole-Lynn

Friday 30th of October 2020

Thank you for sharing!

Sam T

Friday 30th of October 2020

No problem! Thanks for stopping by!

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