Bats have a spooky rep but they sure look cute when you hang their likeness on your wall or arrange them on your table. Put some Halloween fun into the hands of your little ghosties with one of these super easy bat crafts. Check out our top three below.


Noreen at Crafty Journal is a maven of not-too-macabre vampire bat crafts. We love her easy-peasy bat finger puppet. Get the instructions here.

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And when it comes to simply sweet, check out Noreen at Crafty Journal’s paper plate bat that kids of all ages can create in just a few minutes. Click here for the how-to. Tip: you can color a white paper plate with markers if you don’t have a black one available. 

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Make these happy little creatures of the night for your Halloween centerpiece. We’re betting you have most if not all the materials lying around the house already! Fly over to the tutorial at Buggy and Buddy.

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—Amber Guetebier