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Vampire Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Ready to create some Halloween fun?

Kids will love creating this vampire popsicle stick craft. All you need are a few supplies and you and the kids will be ready to make this spooky character!

One of the best things about holidays is crafting and doing hands-on projects that kids can proudly display for the season.

This popsicle craft will help kids improve their scissor skills, fine motor skills, and creativity. It’s great for kids of all ages, and is a fun way to get into the Halloween spirit!

For more Halloween fun, be sure to check out all our Halloween crafts for kids for more ideas.

Halloween Vampire Craft

vampire crafts image collage with the words popsicle stick vampire

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Permanent glue dots or hot glue
  • Paint (we used acrylic paint)
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Vampire template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hands holding vampire popsicle stick template

Line up 11 popsicle sticks together. Take 3 additional popsicle sticks and stretch 2 glue dots along each of them. Glue each of these popsicle sticks to the group of 11, one on top, in the middle, and on the bottom. If you don’t want to use glue dots, replace them with hot glue and do the same steps as above.

Paint the popsicle sticks in 1-2 thin coats of paint and let them dry completely before you move on.

Begin to make the vampire by gluing the hair to the top of the popsicle sticks.

hands gluing hair to popsicle stick vampire craft

Next, take the eyes and glue them just underneath the hair.

hands gluing eye to popsicle stick vampire craft

Place the eyebrows above each of the eyes and glue them in place.

hands gluing eyebrow to mouth of vampire popsicle stick craft

Use a black marker to draw on a nose in between and slightly below the eyes.

Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the mouth, then glue the fangs to the top of the mouth.

hands gluing tongue to mouth of vampire popsicle stick craft
hands gluing fangs to mouth of vampire popsicle stick craft

Take the completed mouth and glue it in the middle of the popsicle sticks, below the nose.

hands gluing mouth to popsicle stick vampire craft

Glue the ears to the back of the popsicle sticks, one on each side.

hands gluing ear to popsicle stick vampire craft

Make the cape by gluing the collar to the bottom of the cape collar.

hand gluing collar to cape of vampire popsicle stick craft

Next, glue the completed collar to the bottom and back of the popsicle sticks.

hands gluing cape to vampire popsicle stick craft

Finish up by gluing the bowtie just below the mouth, in the middle of the popsicle sticks.

hands gluing bowtie to popsicle stick vampire craft

This is such a fun popsicle stick craft that kids will love!

avampire popsicle stick craft

Halloween Fun

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

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for kids to use their imaginations and be creative. Get them engaged at home or in the classroom with activities that are enjoyable and educational. To keep the holiday projects going, read on below for some of our favorite ideas.

Kids’ Halloween Books

Start off with some kid-friendly Halloween books! Not only will kids love the stories, but reading aloud to them can help them learn to focus and improve vocabulary.

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!

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Halloween Kids’ Crafts

Crafting is a great way for kids to gain decision-making skills, hand-eye coordination, and practice following directions. Crafting is also a way for kids to build confidence by taking pride in their work. It’s a fun way for kids to express their ideas in a creative way!

Try adding in some or all of these Halloween craft ideas:

Frankenstein Headband Craft – Kids will love to wear these headbands to get in the Halloween spirit! They are easy and fun to make with just paper, scissors, and glue. Use the free template to get started making a headband to dress up with!

Bat Shape Craft – Get creative with this cute and simple bat craft. All you need is just 3 supplies. This Halloween craft will help kids learn about shapes, and have fun, too! Download the free template to get started on this craft that’s perfect for October.

Halloween kids' crafts image collage

Zombie Pumpkin Craft – Create this easy zombie pumpkin that uses supplies you probably already have around the house and our free template. We think your kids will love this paper craft and can make it as spooky as they like!

Candy Corn Puppet Craft – Kids of all ages will enjoy making this paper bag puppet! They can work on fine motor skills making the puppet and stretch their imagination with pretend play. Even the youngest of crafters can make this cute character with our free printable! With this craft they’ll also learn following directions, and practice cutting with scissors.

Halloween Activities For Kids

Halloween is such a fun time of year, and these Halloween do a dot printables are great for learning! These printables help with number and letter recognition, color site words, graphing, counting and fine motor skills. This bundle of over 20 pages is filled with fun activities perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. 

For a quick, no-prep STEM activity, check out these Halloween pattern block mats. Using the pattern blocks with the mats is an easy way to incorporate planning skills and problem-solving. Fine motor skills are honed when kids place the pattern blocks within the shape outlines. Laminate the mats so you can use them again and again.

hand holding vampire popsicle stick craft with another one in the background

Need your kids to work on handwriting, letter recognition, and fine motor skills? Then these candy corn worksheets are just for you! All you need to do is print them out and let the kids get to work learning with 5 different pages that include mazes, handwriting, and dot marker activities. They’ll not only have fun completing these activities, but work on necessary skills!

These Halloween coloring pages have a variety of cute and spooky characters your kids will love to color. They’re perfect for the holiday and are an easy, no-prep activity to color at home or in the classroom! They’re perfect for the holiday and are an easy, no prep activity to color at home or in the classroom!

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Vampire Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids

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

Ready to create some Halloween fun? Kids will love creating this vampire popsicle stick craft. All you need are a few supplies and you and the kids will be ready to make this spooky character!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Permanent glue dots or hot glue
  • Paint (we used acrylic paint)
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Vampire template

Instructions

  1. Download the vampire template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Line up 11 popsicle sticks together. Take 3 additional popsicle sticks and stretch 2 glue dots along each of them. Glue each of these popsicle sticks to the group of 11, one on top, in the middle, and on the bottom. If you don't want to use glue dots, replace them with hot glue and do the same steps as above.
  3. Paint the popsicle sticks in 1-2 thin coats of paint and let them dry completely before you move on.
  4. Begin to make the vampire by gluing the hair to the top of the popsicle sticks.
  5. Next, take the eyes and glue them just underneath the hair.
  6. Place the eyebrows above each of the eyes and glue them in place.
  7. Use a black marker to draw on a nose in between and slightly below the eyes.
  8. Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the mouth, then glue the fangs to the top of the mouth.
  9. Take the completed mouth and glue it in the middle of the popsicle sticks, below the nose.
  10. Glue the ears to the back of the popsicle sticks, one on each side.
  11. Make the cape by gluing the collar to the bottom of the cape collar.
  12. Next, glue the completed collar to the bottom and back of the popsicle sticks.
  13. Finish up by gluing the bowtie just below the mouth, in the middle of the popsicle sticks.

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Julie Manshel

Sunday 9th of October 2022

Can’t wait to try this

Sam

Monday 10th of October 2022

Yay!!!

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