Halloween without bats is like having pizza without cheese – it looks incomplete! So if you want your kids to get into the spirit of Halloween, I’ve got you 32 amazing craft ideas to try out.
Are you a working parent and don’t have time for all this? Don’t worry; the ideas are super easy, and they won’t need your help at all!
So, without wasting more time, let’s dive into the ideas!
- 1. Paper Plate Bat
- 2. Cardboard Roll Bat Parcels
- 3. Mini Clothespin Bats
- 4. Bat Stencil Splatter Art
- 5. Bat Garland
- 6. Fan Folded Paper Bat
- 7. 3D Bat Painting
- 8. Line Art Bat Greetings Card
- 9. Oreo Bat Treats
- 10. Cute Pom Pom Bats
- 11. Paper Bat Headbands
- 12. Pinecone Bat Ornaments
- 13. Bottlecap Bat Magnets
- 14. Plastic Spoon Upside down Bat Decor
- 15. Cute Bat Bookmarks
- 16. Easy Paper Bat Puppets
- 17. Hand Shaped Bats
- 18. Leafy Winged Bats
- 19. Nature Themed Bat Hangings
- 20. Bat Straw Rockets
- 21. Easy Origami Bats
- 22. Wobbly Head Bat
- 23. Bat Treat Cups
- 24. Egg Carton Bat Ornaments
- 25. Flapping Bat Door Hanging
- 26. Funny Bat Puppets
- 27. Stuffed Bat Plushies
- 28. Bat Bow Accessories
- 29. Make A Bat Mask
- 30. Batmobile craft
- 31. Bottle Bats
- 32. Umbrella Bat Costume
- Wrapping Up
1. Paper Plate Bat
This paper plate bat is perfect for kids of every age! Put them on the table or stick them on the wall; either way, those googly eyes never fail to grab your attention.
It is super easy to make, and a step-by-step tutorial makes it even easier! So check this out.
2. Cardboard Roll Bat Parcels
It is time to use that cardboard roll you throw away every time. Little did you know that they can be turned into these adorable-looking bat parcels!
These parcels will be perfect when your kid’s friends come for trick-or-treating. Plus, it’ll be a good flaunt for your kid when they tell their friends that they made it!
3. Mini Clothespin Bats
Just look at those cute fangs! I admit that they are more cute than spooky. But your kid will definitely have a blast making these.
Not only are they easy to make, but since they are made of clothespins, they are also easy to put anywhere.
4. Bat Stencil Splatter Art
If you’re running low on art supplies but want to encourage your kid to make Halloween special crafts, this will be perfect for you.
With minimal supplies like paper and paints, you can make this amazing bat stencil splatter art. Check out Debbie’s video to learn more about it.
5. Bat Garland
Does your kid want bat-themed Halloween decor? Yet you don’t want them to stick bats all over your beautiful walls? Then we’ve got a solution. Show them this bat garland that they can easily hang anywhere without creating a sticky mess.
6. Fan Folded Paper Bat
These accordion fold paper bats are so easy to make that even your toddler can try them simultaneously; they are so fun that your older children will enjoy them.
Check out how Caroline made these super simple accordion fold bats.
7. 3D Bat Painting
What is more fun than just painting? Simple, 3D painting!
Don’t these bats popping out of the painting make it even more awesome?
You can free-hand these bat cutouts or download the printable that projectswith kids are giving out in their tutorial.
8. Line Art Bat Greetings Card
If your kid has a buddy whose birthday is around Halloween, this line art bat greeting card will be the perfect handmade gift.This art project is suitable for kids of all ages and is great for their fine motor practices.
9. Oreo Bat Treats
Let’s make a delicious bat craft. This craft idea has all finger-licking ingredients and will be the perfect Halloween treat.
Put them on your table or pack them in your kid’s lunch box; I guarantee they won’t last more than a few minutes!
10. Cute Pom Pom Bats
I’m obsessed with anything pom-poms! And can you blame me for that?
If you have a stash of wool in your store room, grab it cause we are going to make these fulff-balls!
Hang them as a charm or put them on your key chain; they’ll instantly make everything cuter.
11. Paper Bat Headbands
If your little one wants to dress as a king/queen bat, they must have a crown!
This paper bat headband will be the perfect addition to their costume that they can make themselves.
Download the printable template or let your kid draw it out; the choice is all yours!
12. Pinecone Bat Ornaments
If you live in a hilly area, you can find piles of these here and there. So pick a handful of those and start making these pinecone bats.
Check out Melissa’s tutorial to make this bat ornament and various others.
13. Bottlecap Bat Magnets
During Halloween, when you are decking up your entire house with spooky decorations, why leave the fridge bland?
Check out how you can make these bottle cap bats, and once they are ready, simply glue a magnet to them. And Voila! Your bottlecap bat magnet is ready.
14. Plastic Spoon Upside down Bat Decor
Upcycling is one of the best habits you can pass on to your children. However, the conventional ways are quite boring, so chances are your kids will never like it.But this idea will surely grab their attention! If you don’t have black spoons, just paint them, and you’re good to go!
15. Cute Bat Bookmarks
These bat bookmarks will bring the flavor of Halloween even to your kid’s study!
These super cute and easy-to-make bookmarks will be a perfect craft idea that’ll keep them busy for 10-20 mins.
So check out this tutorial, where you’ll get a free template for making these.
16. Easy Paper Bat Puppets
These paper bat puppets make your kid's playtime story telling even more fun. Besides, they will be the perfect Halloween-themed toy to play with.
Check out this video tutorial to learn how your little one can make these.
17. Hand Shaped Bats
We all love some colorful and funny-looking bats that even toddlers can make. This idea is one of them.
Your younger one will have a blast tracing their tiny hands on the paper and making these cutesy bats. You can give them a hand if they want to make a mommy and baby bat.
In the Fall, one thing that you will definitely have in abundant amounts is shedding leaves. So why not use them to make something?
Check out this cool idea of a leafy winged bat that is easy to make yet looks so good.
19. Nature Themed Bat Hangings
Now that we have seen how to use the leaves, why not make something with the dry twigs as well?
Check out these amazing nature-themed bat hangings that will perfectly camouflage in your backyard.
20. Bat Straw Rockets
If your little devil isn’t into decor and stuff but prefers making things they can play with, then worry not; we got you!
This straw rocket will be their absolute favorite. Check out this tutorial, and don’t forget to download the free printable!
21. Easy Origami Bats
Origami is an art form many take up as a hobby later in life. So why not introduce your kid to it early on?
They can start by making these origami bats that will also be a perfect Halloween craft idea. Emma’s step-by-step demonstration will ensure your kid can make these in one go. So do check that out!
22. Wobbly Head Bat
This silly bobblehead bat craft reminds me of the bobblehead toy my dad had on his car dashboard!
Every kid will love making this craft, irrespective of their age! So do check this out!
23. Bat Treat Cups
These bat treat cups are definitely more cute than spooky and will be the perfect Halloween party addition!
If you're having a house party, give your kid the responsibility of making these. They’ll have a fun time, and you’ll be able to plan the rest without distractions!
24. Egg Carton Bat Ornaments
Art and craft are among the best ways of teaching children how to recycle stuff and be more environmentally friendly.
This craft idea will help your kid make these bat ornaments out of egg cartons that you would have probably thrown away!
25. Flapping Bat Door Hanging
This flapping bat door hanging will surely be a point of attraction when someone pays a visit to your house during Halloween.
It's perfectly spooky and will enhance your overall Halloween decor. You can even tie some bells under the wings so that it makes a sound when the bat flaps them.
26. Funny Bat Puppets
Aren’t these the cutest? How can I not include them in a kids’ craft idea list?! You can already tell how fun they’ll be to make just by looking at those.
And don’t even worry about getting the shapes right since the tutorial has a free downloadable template with it.
27. Stuffed Bat Plushies
Kids of all age love plushies. So, There’s no doubt they will love making one too!
Besides this, a simple sewing project is a great way of introducing your kids to sewing. So gather up the supplies and follow this tutorial to make these adorable plushy bats.
28. Bat Bow Accessories
If your kid wants some Halloween-themed accessories that they can wear even on a daily basis, then check these out!
This tutorial shows how to make these bat bows and use them as accessories easily.
29. Make A Bat Mask
Is your younger one a Batman fan and is planning to dress up like one this Halloween? Then they should definitely try this bat mask that will have their very personal touch. So check out this tutorial and make your very own bat mask!
30. Batmobile craft
How can Batman be complete without his Batmobile? So here I bring you your DIY Batmobile!
If your kid is a Batman enthusiast not only on Halloween, they’ll love playing with this all year around.
31. Bottle Bats
This is another fun upcycling craft idea that is super duper easy to make. All you need are different types of plastic bottles, paints, and some colored paper.
If your black paint is very sheer, you can even put some fairy lights inside the bottles to make the bats glow in the dark.
32. Umbrella Bat Costume
This would be a fun parent-child activity plus a great last-minute solution if you weren’t able to find any costume for your kid!
Just grab that good old black umbrella and follow this tutorial by Mother Natured to make this no sew umbrella bat costume!
I hope you liked my ideas and found some interesting ones to try out. These bat crafts will be perfect for adding to Halloween’s spooky spirit. Plus, they’ll be great for encouraging your child’s creativity in a fun way.
Don’t forget to mention in the comments which one you loved the most. Also, check out our other blogs for more Halloween craft ideas.
Until next time, keep crafting! XOXO