How to Make Your Own Monster
a printout of the Monster Parts Page (right)
crayons or markers
pencil or pen
extra white paper
glue or glue stick
1. Click on the Monster Parts page on the right
to download and print it.
2. Color the parts or leave them uncolored.
3. Cut out the parts you want to use. You can
cut on the straight lines, or cut carefully around
each part. You can even use ALL the parts to
make LOTS of monsters.
Humphrey, created by Shari
Real Monsters sent to us by Real Kids
4. To make your monster's body, take a blank piece of white paper and place your hand flat in the middle with the fingers all
touching each other and the thumb close to the pointer. Have someone trace loosely around your hand. Join the lines at the bottom.
This is your monster's body.
5. Now you can glue on the monster parts to your monster's body. Use as many body parts as you want. Monsters can have 6 eyes
or 3 arms or 2 noses or no noses!
6. Give your monster a name. Put your monster under your bed, or hang it on your wall.
7. To add your monster to our Monster Gallery: Ask your parents to send a scan of your monster to email@example.com.
(Parents: please send a lo res jpeg file.) In the email, tell us your first name, your age, your monster's name, and what city you live in.
We will post your monster at the bottom of this page.
Coos-Coos, created by Rivka
The fourth graders at Doniphan-Trumbull Public School in Nebraska created monsters that could replace Gabe when he was
on vacation. They used glue to create the artwork and finished in watercolor. Scary-fun!
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