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Paper Plate Vampire Craft

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Who’s ready for Halloween???

If you’re here chances are you love celebrating Halloween with your family! And we do too!

But it’s not always easy to find kid-friendly Halloween crafts and ideas. Sometimes all you see is that gross Halloween stuff. You know what I’m talking about, right?

Well, that’s not what you’ll find here. This paper plate vampire craft is fun, very Halloween-y and totally appropriate for young children!

We’ve made tons of paper plate crafts for kids and this is just our newest one.

To make this Halloween craft even simpler, we’ve included a free printable template for you to download.

Use it with your kids, your students or even at a daycare facility; young kids of all ages will have a blast making it this fall!

Easy Vampire Craft

collage of vampire paper plate images with the words paper plate vampire in the middle

Supplies

  • Paper plates
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Black marker
  • Vampire template (download form located at the end of this post)

Directions

Download the vampire template, print and cut out the pieces.

hands holding vampire craft template

Paint your paper plate in 1-2 thin coats of paint and let dry completely. We used light blue and light purple, but feel free to pick any color your child wants!

hands painting paper plate purple

Place the vampire’s face template on the dry paper plate and place it as close to the edge as you can. Trace the template and cut out. Place the ear template on the unused portion of the painted paper plate, trace and cut the ears out as well.

hands tracing vampire face template onto paper plate

Glue the vampire’s hair to the top of the paper plate. Take the ears and glue them to the back of the paper plate, right around the end of the hairline.

hands gluing hair onto paper plate vampire
hands gluing ears onto vampire paper plate craft

Position the eyes in the middle of the plate and glue in place.

hands gluing eyes onto paper plate vampire

Use the marker to draw on a small nose and smile just below the eyes. Glue the vampire fangs just below the mouth you drew on.

hands drawing on vampire paper plate nose and mouth

You’re done!

Isn’t this such a cute and simple Halloween craft?! It’s perfect for making with preschoolers, prek and kindergarten children.

blue and purple paper plate vampire crafts

If you enjoyed this craft, you’ll also enjoy this simple Halloween sensory bin and this handprint zombie craft.

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Paper Plate Vampire Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Drying Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

See how simple it is to make this cute, kid-friendly vampire craft for Halloween!

Materials

  • Paper plates
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Black marker
  • Vampire template (download form located at the end of this post)

Instructions

  1. Download the vampire template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Paint your paper plate in 1-2 thin coats of paint and let dry completely. We used light blue and light purple, but feel free to pick any color your child wants!
  3. Place the vampire's face template on the dry paper plate and place it as close to the edge as you can. Trace the template and cut out. Place the ear template on the unused portion of the painted paper plate, trace and cut the ears out as well.
  4. Glue the vampire's hair to the top of the paper plate. Take the ears and glue them to the back of the paper plate, right around the end of the hairline.
  5. Position the eyes in the middle of the plate and glue in place.
  6. Use the marker to draw on a small nose and smile just below the eyes. Glue the vampire fangs just below the mouth you drew on.

Free Vampire Template

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