We love when our little ones create all kinds of fun artwork. So, we crafted a frighteningly fabulous way to display it! Inspired by one of our little ghouls’ favorite shows, this Vampirina Artwork Display will do the trick.
This craft is straight out of Vampirina, featuring a kid-friendly design that looks like a picture frame from the Hauntley family’s home. Whether your kiddo brings home a work of art or is loving their latest coloring pages—this DIY is sure to delight. Your little spooks will go batty for this craft!
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What You’ll Need
- Vampirina Bat Template
- Large white frame
- Duct tape
- Purple and black paint
- Small paintbrush
- Black, permanent felt tip pen
- Purple and black craft foam
- Hot glue
- Small purple or plain clothespins
- Artwork or coloring pages
How To Make It
- Download and print the template. Then cut out the bat silhouette, face, mouth, and eye shapes. (You can cut off the eyelashes but use the placement as a reference for later).
- Tape off half of the frame all the way around, then either spray paint or apply the purple paint with a brush. Once the paint has dried, remove the tape to reveal a clean white section.
- Use a small paintbrush and black paint or a permanent felt tip pen to create the black designs along the inside of the frame. Let them dry. (For accuracy, sketch the lines with a pencil before going over them with the paint or pen.)
- Next, trace the bat silhouette onto the black foam, and cut it out. Do the same with the face template and purple foam.
- Glue on her eyes, then use the felt tip pen to draw her eyelashes, eyebrows, and nose. Then glue on her smile, and let it dry.
- Glue her face onto the bat silhouette, and let it dry.
- To create the decorative frame corners, draw an outline of the triangle and swirl designs onto the purple foam. Cut out 8 triangles and 8 swirls. Then decorate with the pen. Glue the details to the corners, and let them dry.
- Glue the Vampirina bat to the top middle of the frame. Let it dry.
- Cut a piece of string that will go all the way from one end of the frame to the other. Turn the frame over and glue the string to either side, towards the top. Let it dry.
- Use purple clothespins to hang your kiddo’s favorite coloring book pages, original art, photos, or more. (If you can’t find purple clothespins, paint plain ones purple and let them dry before adding them to the frame.)
All cutting and gluing should be done by an adult.