This paper bat craft is perfect for Halloween and the fall season. The craft allows children of all ages to create with their hands and their imagination.
Bats are so cool to learn about. I find myself just as intrigued as the kids when we talk about them and I’m always up for learning more. This line art Halloween craft is a lot of fun for a variety of ages. Mostly tailored towards art for big kids, but totally doable for smaller children if you’re willing to stand by and help.
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Line Art Paper Bat Craft for Kids
I can’t help it…I think that bats are just really cool creatures. And this bat craft? Totally awesome as well. It’s such a great way to get your kids to work on their fine motor skills and art creations at the same time.
The concept behind this bat craft really does teach your child that all types of shapes and lines can create a beautiful and “spooky” end craft.
This is a great activity for the Halloween time or just when you’re needing a fun and unique craft to pass the time.
If you love this line art bat craft for kids, don’t miss out on this Mummy Mason Jar as well.
What I love most about this bat craft is that you don’t need a ton of supplies to get started. Gather up the needed supplies and get ready to get crafting.
Supplies needed for this line art paper bat craft
- Bat template
- Glue stick
How to create this line art paper bat craft for kids
As you can tell from the photos, there’s not a ton of steps to this bat activity.
If you need a bat template, print one out below and cut it out then glue it on your paper. (the paper can be printed with lines on it or you can draw on your own – see image above for example)
Glue your bat template onto the lined paper, then let your child start drawing in the lines.
Once the lines are all drawn in, your child can add in a bit of color as well.
As you can see, they really can make it as colorful as they want! This blue sky looks so cool against the black bats and the yellow moon.
Like what you see? Make certain to pin this bat craft and activity to share with others!
Please pin this line art paper bat craft for kids
Don’t forget to print out your bat template!
Simply click on the image to print.
Final thoughts of this paper bat craft activity for kids
While this is geared a bit towards older kids, the younger kids can most definitely do this as well. Have them work on their motor skills and details as they work on drawing those straight lines.
You’ll be amazed at how your little one will concentrate when you give them the choice to try a little bit older craft!
More Halloween Printables and Activities:
- Witches Brew Halloween Soap Foam Sensory Bin
- Printable Monster Games: Bingo, I-Spy, Memory
- Mummy Mason Jar: Simple Halloween Decor