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Paper Plate Vampire Craft For Kids [Free Template]

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 non-scary 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!

Also, browse through all of our Halloween crafts for kids for even more ideas.

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, pre k and kindergarten children.

blue and purple paper plate vampire crafts

Halloween Themed Study For Kids

Create an entire Halloween unit study around this vampire craft with these easy ideas below!

Reading aloud to children is good for their development. It can help them learn how to read. It also helps with their vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and thinking skills! Because of these reasons, we recommend adding books to your unit studies.

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!

blue paper plate vampire craft

Grab your crafting supplies and add in some more spooky projects! Here are some of our top picks:

Now is the time to add in some more learning activities! Try out these Halloween do a dot printables. They’ll help with counting, learning letters, and recognizing numbers.

These Halloween color by number printables were created just for you! They’re perfect if you’re looking for an easy way to keep your little ones occupied on a rainy day or want some no-prep activities to do at home or in the classroom. The best part is that they only require crayons (or markers) and there’s no prep work required besides printing!

We think your kids are going to love these candy corn worksheets that will help them learn the letter C. These printables are easy to use – just print and go!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We want to feature them on our social media!

Snap a quick picture of the completed project (and add your child’s age and name if you want) and post it to our Facebook page or email it to us directly.

More Halloween Ideas For Kids

blue and purple paper plate vampire crafts

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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Jill dement

Thursday 4th of March 2021

Vampire template please

Sam T

Thursday 4th of March 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you ?

Becky

Friday 30th of October 2020

I would like a template for this please and thank you:)

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 ?

Tashell N Brantley

Wednesday 28th of October 2020

THX! would love the template

Sam T

Wednesday 28th of October 2020

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 ?

KATHIA MORENO

Tuesday 27th of October 2020

Would like the template for the vampire craft.

Thank you

Sam T

Tuesday 27th of October 2020

Definitely! 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 ?

Debbie

Monday 26th of October 2020

I would love the template please! So cute:)

Sam T

Monday 26th of October 2020

Thanks! 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 ?

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