If your kids love Halloween and puppets then they’re in for a real treat. This PAPER BAG VAMPIRE PUPPET is lots of fun to make and play with at this spooky time of year! You can slide your hand into the puppet and make Dracula open and shut his mouth. watch out because he’ll want to suck your blood! Ha, ha!
Our fun Dracula Puppet is a fantastic way to encourage kids’ creativity and imaginative play. They can have a great time designing and crafting their paper bag puppet and then they can use him to put on a spooky puppet show for the whole family to enjoy. It’s such a fun craft activity to get into the Halloween spirit.
This puppet Halloween craft is easy to make with just a few simple craft supplies. To make your paper bag vampire, all you need is a paper lunch bag, some construction paper, scissors, glue, and markers. Scroll down to see how we made our Halloween puppet and have a great time, joining in the fun!
These paper bag vampire puppets are best made with white paper bags but don’t worry if you only have brown paper bags. If so, simply cover the front and base of your bag with white paper before you follow the step by step instructions below.
How to Make a Vampire Halloween Paper Bag Puppet
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Vampire Paper Bag Puppet Instructions
1 – To make your vampire’s jacket, cut a rectangle of black construction paper the same size as the front of your white paper bag. Then remove a triangle from the top to make the neck line. Use the photo above as a guide.
2 – Turn the paper bag upside down and glue the jacket onto the front.
3 – Now cut a short wide triangle to make Dracula’s hair and glue it on.
5 – Cut a semi circle of red paper to make Dracula’s mouth and glue it under the folded paper bag base. Glue on two white fangs so that he can suck blood! Then use your black Sharpie pen to draw on some beady eyes!
6 – Dracula vampires like to look smart so make a bow tie by cutting the shape out of black paper and then a smaller one out of red paper.
7 – Glue the two pieces of bow tie together and attach them to the vampire puppet under his mouth.
8 – Finally cut out a large red triangle to make Dracula’s cape and glue it onto the back of the paper bag.
Now you can put your put your hand inside the paper bag vampire puppet to bring him to life! Be careful though! He’ll want to suck your blood! What a fun Halloween craft for kids!
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