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halloween-bats
Posted May 22, 2014 by Elmers
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    Halloween Bat

    Go “batty” and create a cool Halloween decoration!
    • Moderate
    • 1 hr
    • 5 - 9
    • Halloween

    Supplies Needed

    Instructions

    1. Cut two triangular bat ears into one end of a cardboard toilet tissue tube.
    2. Flatten the other end of the tube and staple it shut about 1” from the bottom. Cut a crescent shape into the bottom end of the toilet tissue tube below the staple. Be sure not to cut above the staple.
    3. Paint the tube black. Let the paint dry completely.
    4. Cut out bat wings about 8” wide and 5” high from black posterboard. Cut out identical wings from black felt. Glue the felt to the posterboard wings. Let the glue dry completely.
    5. Staple the wings to the back of the bat’s body (the toilet tissue tube). Make sure the felt side of the wings faces forward.
    6. Glue a pair of Jiggly Eyes to the front of the bat’s head, just below the ears. Let the glue dry completely.
    7. Staple a piece of elastic cord to the bat’s back. Hang it up from the ceiling!

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