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DIY Halloween Balloons - Skeleton, Frankenstein, Vampire

My newest tutorial for Balloon Time is ready for you  – and it’s a FUN one! 👻 Don’t be spooked by the “floating heads” description either.  These characters are actually really cute + simple to create using printables, a marker, and a little craft paint for the vampire’s “hair”. 😜

Scroll to the bottom of this post for the DIY Materials & Instructions.

Halloween Balloons with Free Printables

DIY Vampire Balloon

DIY Frankenstein Balloon

DIY Skeleton Balloon

Halloween Balloons Tutorial - Frankenstein, Skeleton, Vampire

“FLOATING HEAD” HALLOWEEN FRIENDS

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Materials:

  • Silver, White, and Green Balloons
  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • Halloween Friends Printables
  • Plain Paper (for printable face elements)*
  • Card Stock (for printable bodies)
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Tape
  • Black Permanent Marker
  • Black Paint & Paint Brush
  • Fishing Wire

*Tip: It’s important to use the lightest weight paper possible for the face elements so that they don’t add too much weight to the balloons.

Frankenstein Instructions:

1. Cut out the printable Frankenstein face elements and body.
2. Fill a green balloon using your Balloon Time Helium Tank.
3. Tape the balloon into a bowl to keep it from floating away.
4. Use a glue stick to attach the hair, eyes, nose, and mouth to the balloon.
5. Draw a “stitch” across the forehead with a black marker.
6. Tie a fishing wire string to the balloon. Use tape to attach Frankenstein’s body to the string, a couple of inches away from the balloon face.

Skeleton Instructions:

1. Cut out the printable Skeleton face elements and body.
2. Fill a white balloon using your Balloon Time Helium Tank.
3. Tape the balloon into a bowl to keep it from floating away.
4. Use a glue stick to attach the eyes and nose to the balloon.
5. Draw a “stitched mouth” on the balloon with a black marker.
6. Tie a fishing wire string to the balloon. Use tape to attach the Skeleton’s body to the string, a couple of inches away from the balloon face.

Vampire Instructions:

1. Cut out the printable Vampire face elements and body.
2. Fill a silver balloon using your Balloon Time Helium Tank.
3. Tape the balloon into a bowl to keep it from floating away.
4. Use a glue stick to attach the eyes and nose to the balloon.
5. Use a black marker to draw the outline of a widow’s peak hairline above the eyes.
6. Fill the widow’s peak hairline with black craft paint. Let dry for 15 minutes.
7. Tie a fishing wire string to the balloon. Use tape to attach the Vampire’s body to the string, a couple of inches away from the face.

Hope you have some fun with these guys! Which one is your favorite? Happy Halloween!