Crafting is a great way for kids to spend their time, and this vampire paper bag puppet craft is the perfect activity for any young vampire fan.
Not only is it a fun way to pass the time, but it also helps to develop important skills like hand-eye coordination and following instructions. Plus, it’s a great way to get into the Halloween spirit!
Once you’re done, you’ll have a fun and spooky decoration for your home or classroom!
We have plenty more Halloween crafts for kids to help in celebrating this spooky season! There are sure to be more ideas your kids will love!
Fun Vampire Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Brown paper bag
- Vampire template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Scroll to the bottom to find the download form.
Download the vampire template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the hair to the top of the vampire’s head.
Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, above the nose.
Glue the fangs to the bottom of the mouth.
Next, glue the eyebrows above each of the eyes.
Place the completed head on the flap portion of the brown paper bag and glue it in place.
Create the vampire’s shirt by gluing the bowtie just above the buttons.
Make the vampire’s cape by gluing the cape’s collar to the top of the cape.
Next, glue the shirt to the middle of the cape.
Finish up by gluing the shirt and cape combo to the main portion of the brown paper bag.
Now that your kiddo has created their very own vampire puppet, we bet hey will want to make a family of puppets! That’s why we have made a list of our favorite paper bag puppets for your kids to make!
Want some more fun and educational Halloween printables for your kids? We’ve got you covered! Our Halloween printables bundle has a little bit of everything – from color by number pages to pattern block mats & more. Your kids will have a blast practicing their fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition, and more. It’s packed with 77 pages of fun so there’s lots of variety and learning potential. Your kids will never get bored!
Halloween Ideas For Kids
There’s something about fall that just makes everyone a little bit crazier. Maybe it’s the change in weather or the fact that the days are getting shorter.
But whatever the reason, Halloween is always a fun time of year.
For kids, it’s a chance to dress up in their favorite costume and go trick-or-treating. For adults, it’s a chance to relive their childhood by decorating their homes and yards. And for families, it’s a chance to spend time together and create lasting memories.
So this year, make sure to take advantage of the holiday season and spend some quality time with your loved ones. After all, family is what the holidays are all about! Read on below for some of our favorite ideas!
Kids’ Halloween Books
You might not realize it, but reading out loud to kids can have some pretty amazing benefits.
Not only will they be entertained and engaged, but they’ll also develop a love for reading, improve their understanding of complex concepts, and even learn to empathize with others. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg!
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 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!
Halloween Crafts For Kids
Crafting is often seen as a solitary activity, but it can actually be a great way for kids to socialize and learn new skills.
Some of the benefits include fine-motor skills, social skills, and confidence-boosting! Read on below for a few more ideas we’re sure your kids will love making!
Bat Tissue Paper Craft – If you’re looking for a fun and easy project to make with the kids, look no further than this bat craft. Make several of these spooky bats to create your very own bat colony that will be perfect for decorating your home for Halloween!
Mummy Pumpkin Craft – Mummies and pumpkins go together like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, or salt and pepper. They just belong together! And there’s no better time to enjoy this dynamic duo than during the Halloween season. After all, what could be more spooky than a pumpkin wrapped in paper mummy cloth?
Handprint Vampire Craft – Vampires are always a popular choice for Halloween, and they can be a lot of fun! This handprint vampire craft is the perfect way to create a memory that you can cherish for years to come. And, it’s a great way to remember just how small those cute hands were.
Paper Plate Frankenstein Craft – Frankenstein is one of the most iconic characters in scary movies, and he’s also a popular choice for Halloween costumes. If you’re looking for a simple and inexpensive way to make your own Frankenstein craft, this one is perfect!
Kids’ Halloween Activities
Halloween can be a great opportunity for learning. Our Halloween do a dot printables are a great place to start and can help your child learn about letters, patterns, and shapes. As they complete the worksheets, they’ll start to notice patterns and develop their problem-solving skills. And who knows? They might even have some fun in the process.
Looking for a fun and easy Halloween activity for your kids? Look no further than this printable Halloween matching game! Just print out the cards, cut them along the dotted lines, and let your little ones match the pictures. They’ll love learning about all the different Halloween creatures, and you’ll love having a few moments of peace and quiet!
Check out our printable Halloween color by number printables! Not only are they great for keeping little ones occupied, but they also help them learn their colors and numbers. Simply print out the sheet, hand over some crayons, and let them go to town. When they’re done, you’ll have a spooky work of art to display!
Looking for some fun Halloween activities for kids or to do as a classroom or family? Look no further than this list of 9 printable Halloween games and activities! From “Don’t Eat Pete” to “Pin the Hat on the Witch”, these Halloween learning activities are sure to be a hit with the little ones. So print them out and get ready for some spooky fun!
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More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Brown paper bag
- Vampire template
- Download the vampire template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the hair to the top of the vampire's head.
- Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, above the nose.
- Glue the fangs to the bottom of the mouth.
- Next, glue the eyebrows above each of the eyes.
- Place the completed head on the flap portion of the brown paper bag and glue it in place.
- Create the vampire's shirt by gluing the bowtie just above the buttons.
- Make the vampire's cape by gluing the cape's collar to the top of the cape.
- Next, glue the shirt to the middle of the cape.
- Finish up by gluing the shirt and cape combo to the main portion of the brown paper bag.