Fun Halloween Vampire Facts for Kids
What is a Vampire?
A vampire is an immortal fictional creature that was once a human. Vampires are known to wonder the streets and suck the blood of humans.
A male vampire is called a vampire. A female vampire is called a vampiress. A group of vampires is called a clan.
Before a vampire turns into a vampire, it is an average person like you and me, it’s true!
What does a Vampire look like?
Vampires usually have very pale skin. Their hair is black. Vampires have very dark black eyes. Their eyes are so dark that you cannot see their pupils. both male and female vampires have very long fingernails. Vampires have razor sharp teeth called fangs. They use their fangs to bite into skin to suck out blood. Vampires wear dark clothing. They don’t always wear capes.
Vampires do not have a reflection in a mirror. They do like the sun, they will never be outside during the day. Vampires are obsessed with counting and are always counting objects.
How do you become a Vampire?
To become a vampire you have to be bitten by one.
After you have been bitten, you have to than drink vampire blood. After you drink the vampire blood, you fall asleep and wake up as a vampire!
What do Vampires eat?
Vampires survive on blood. Mostly human blood, but they have been known to drink animal blood if there are no humans around. Some vampires prefer not do drink human blood because they don’t want to hurt humans. These vampires will strictly drink animal blood.
How to Vampires get blood?
Using their sharp fangs (teeth), they bite you on your neck and suck the blood out.
Like some animals, vampires are nocturnal. This mean they are active at night. Nighttime is when you will find vampires roaming the streets in search of blood, especially on Halloween night.
Vampires and the Sun
You will never see a vampire out during the day. Do you know why? It is because vampires do not like sunlight. In fact the sun is very harmful to a vampire. The sun can burn the skin of a vampire. Sunscreen will not prevent the burning of vampire skin. They must stay inside away from any sunlight or rays from the sun.
What happens when you look into a mirror? What do you see? You are probably saying, I see me. The picture that you see of yourself in the mirror is called your reflection. Did you know that vampires don’t have a reflection. When they look in the mirror they can’t see themselves. They don’t see anything. Why don’t vampires have a reflection? Vampires don’t have a reflection because they are not alive. They were a human that was turned into a vampire.
Where do Vampires Live?
Vampires come from Transylvania, but can live anywhere. They can even live somewhere in your own neighborhood.
Don’t worry about a vampire getting into your house. They can’t come in unless they are invited. Be careful, vampires are known to trick people into letting them in.
Vampires usually stay away from humans unless they are hungry of course. Make sure you are careful of your surroundings on Halloween night. Vampires can blend in with humans in costumes. You do not want to run into a hungry vampire. Unless of course you want to become one.
Are all Vampires evil?
Some people may believe that all vampires are evil. This is not true. Some vampires are not looking to hurt others. Many vampires became vampires because they were bitten and had no choice. These vampires try to avoid human blood and live off of animal blood or even other objects.
Famous good vampires include Vampirina, and Mavis and Dracula from Hotel Transylvania.
Vampires mostly sleep in coffins.
They also like bats.
A group of vampires is called a pack or a clan.
Here are some ways you can keep vampires away: eat lots of garlic or wear a clove of garlic around your neck, wear a cross around your neck, stay in the sun, sprinkle salt around the outside of your house, keep a pocket full of seeds handy.
All vampires have arithmomania. Arithmomania is having the strong urge to count all things around you.
This is way the vampire on Sesame Street “The Count” is always counting.
If you are confronted with a vampire, throw seeds around. You can use any kind of see. Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, wildflower seeds. The vampire will get distracted by counting all the seeds. This will give you time to run away.If may be a good idea to walk around with seeds on Halloween, just in case.
The only way to kill a vampire is a stake through the heart.
Some famous vampires are The Count from Sesame Street, Vampirina from Disney Junior, Count Chocula from the cereal, Mavis and Dracula from Hotel Transylvania, Edward from Twilight and of course the most famous vampire of all the original Dracula.