Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids


Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.

Flying Construction Paper Bats

If you work with a colored pack of paper, chances are when you get near the bottom of the stack you are left with a lot of brown and black construction paper! Luckily, we can use a bunch of the black up creating fun Halloween crafts for kids! When you are done creating these bats make sure to check out our flying ghosts and climbing spiders too!

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Supplies for your Halloween Bats Craft

Halloween construction paper crafts are an easy way to get creative during this spooky season.  These crafts are kids approved and loads of fun!

How to Make A Flying Paper Bat

These step by step instructions will have you creating a fun construction paper bat in no time.  Check out the video, at the end to see it all in action!

Fold your black construction paper in half. Place your tube on top so you can make sure your bat will cover the tube when you are finished. Use your marker to plan out the shape of half your bat. This can be on the back side so if you make a few mistakes it’s OK.Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.Cut out your design and add on a couple googly eyes and smile. Set your bat off to the side while you construct your flying device.Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.

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Create 4 hole punches in your tube. They should line up across from each other horizontally and vertically. Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.Fold a piece of tape over the end of your string. Then trim it to a point. This will create a needle-like point at the end of your string, making it easier for your little one to string the yarn through the tube.Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.String on one bead, pull it all the way to the far end and tie in place. Next, go in one hole then back out the other side of the tube, across the tube, then back down on the other side through both holes. Add your second bead and tie off.  (check out the video below to see this step in action…)Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.Using a glue stick, add your construction paper bat to the front of the tube. Flying Construction Paper Bats ~ Halloween Crafts for Kids. Create flying construction paper bats using black construction paper and toilet paper tubes. This simple craft will lead to kid-approved Halloween bat decorations.

Watch this video to see this fun flying Halloween craft in action

These paper Halloween decorations are perfect to hang up on a wall or window! Grab the beads and pull to the sides to make the bat fly!

If you enjoyed these flying construction paper bats, you’ll love these:
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  • Create a fun pumpkin totem pole for a quick and easy Halloween decoration! DiY instructions for making your own weathered plastic pumpkins too!
  • This constructions paper tree is a fun 3d construction paper craft. Create it all seasons by just switching up the apples for blossoms, green leafs, fall leaves, or leave them bare.
  • Teach rainbow colors using this free printable rainbow booklet. Print out the rainbow activity and let your child draw the colors of the rainbow.


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