Flying Bats

Create a flock of flying bats in minutes.
Yellow Dining Room With Flying Bat Halloween Wall Decor

DIY Flying Bats Halloween Wallscape

For easy Halloween decor, create a flock of flying bats using construction paper and a bat template (search online for "bat template") then randomly arrange on a wall for a spooky look.

By: Dana Willard

Materials Needed:

  • bat template (search online for "bat template")
  • 1 piece white paper
  • 1 pack of black card stock or construction paper
  • scissors
  • tape

Print and Cut Template

After searching for "bat template" online, trace your template onto the sheet of white paper and cut out a template. (It'll be half of a bat.)

Fold Paper and Align Templates

Fold the black paper in half, vertically, and lay the bat templates on top, lined up with the fold.

Black paper, white template, and purple scissors

Fold Paper and Align Templates

Fold the black paper in half, vertically, and lay the bat templates on top, lined up with the fold.

Start Cutting Bats

Don't bother with tracing. That takes way too long. Just hold the pattern on there as you cut. It doesn't need to be exact.

Cuttings bats out of black card stock

Start Cutting Bats

Don't bother with tracing. That takes way too long. Just hold the pattern on there as you cut. It doesn't need to be exact.

Unfold Bats

When you're done you have these cool little guys!

Black cardstock bats

Unfold Bats

When you're done you have these cool little guys!

Attach Tape

Attach tape to the back of each bat.

Black paper bat and scotch tape

Attach Tape

Attach tape to the back of each bat.

Arrange Inside

Display them in any fashion you, like but bats usually do fly in a stream, following each other.

Wall of bats behind pumpkin

Arrange Inside

Display them in any fashion you, like but bats usually do fly in a stream, following each other.

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