Cute and Creepy Bats Craft

Toilet paper roll bat craft from


If you’ve ever seen a bat up close, you’ll know they are actually really cute. Unconvinced? Stick with these non-living versions instead.

What You Need:

  • toilet paper roll
  • construction paper
  • black or brown paint
  • scissors
  • bat wing template (click here)

What You Do:

Paint a toilet paper roll and let dry.  Or, leave it unpainted.

TP Roll painted black.

Push the middle of the roll down at one end, to create two points.

Crush the tp roll at one end.

Cut the roll into a point at the other end.

Cut into a point.

Snip a set of bat wings out of black construction paper. You can use the template here.

Assemble the pieces.

Cut two slits into the paper roll and slide the bat wings inside.

Assemble the pieces.

Make a face with construction paper, googly eyes and/or markers.

Toilet paper roll bats.

This post also appeared on The Yummy Mummy Club with the title: 6 Boo-tiful Halloween Crafts for Your Kids.

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