Halloween Ideas

Mini Bat Pumpkins

Mix a little mischief into your Halloween decorations with these mini bat pumpkins. These not-too-scary creatures are fun to create and will look great grouped together on your mantel, entry table or as a centerpiece.

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Materials Needed:

  • several small white or orange pumpkins
  • black chalkboard paint
  • paintbrush
  • chalk
  • scissors
  • thin black craft foam
  • sharp knife

Choose Pumpkins

Choose several small pumpkins with rounded, squat shapes.

Create Wings

Use a pencil to draw the shape of a bat wing onto a sheet of thin black craft foam (Image 1). Using scissors, cut out the wing (Image 2). Using the first wing as a template, cut out as many wings as you'll need to attach two to each pumpkin (Image 3).

Paint Pumpkins

Paint the entire surface of each pumpkin with black chalkboard paint and allow to dry.

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