This shape vampire craft is a fun Halloween craft that combines creativity with math learning. Preschoolers, kindergartners and older kids will get a chance to review shapes like circle, triangle and trapezoid.
We’ve been busy creating several Halloween shape crafts lately, from these shape black cats to this shape witch craft.
Use the vampire craft template I created or make your own to include specific shapes you want your kids to focus on. You can use any shape for the head, from square to hexagon and draw the vampire’s hair with a black marker.
When kids are finished with the craft, they can count how many shapes they used or how many of each shape. You can add a shape graph, like we did for our shape Frankenstein craft.
While this shape vampire makes a great Halloween themed bulletin board craft or a hallway display, in case you’re a teacher, you can also use it as a V is for vampire idea.
Here are more Halloween craft ideas: (click on each photo to see the tutorial)
Shape vampire craft
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- Shape vampire craft template
- Cardstock paper: beige, white, black and red
- Black marker
How to make shape vampires
The shape vampire craft template comes with two versions:
1. home template – Print the home template on white cardstock paper, cut out the patterns and use them as is.
2. classroom template – Print the classroom template on cardstock paper. The colors are mentioned on each page.
STEP BY STEP DIRECTIONS
Glue the black body at the bottom of the cape.
Glue the shirt in the middle of the body, making sure to align its tip with the bottom line of the body.
Add the head at the top of the body.
Glue the two triangles that form the bow tie at the bottom of the head.
Glue the buttons or draw them with a black marker.
Add the eyes onto the head.
Draw a smile and glue two fangs along it.
Note: If the button pattern is too small for the kids to cut out, have them draw the buttons with a black marker.