Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Egg Carton Bats

by EricaL (follow)
Writer, blogger, Mum-of-two. Advocate for sustainable fashion (recycled-fashion.com) melbourne.kidtown.com.au
5 to 10s (610)      Under 5s (587)      Any Age (402)      Recycled (197)      Halloween (83)      Egg Carton (22)      Bats (1)     
A fun recycled craft activity for kids of any age: egg carton bats. Great for Halloween. Younger children may need some help along the way, but older kids should be able to complete from scratch.



Egg carton bats
Egg Carton Bat


Time: 30 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Medium

Materials
Empty egg carton
Black paint
Googly eyes
String or wool
Scissors
Paintbrush
PVA glue
Glitter or stickers (optional)



Egg carton bat supplies
Supplies


Method
Paint the egg carton black with black paint and paintbrush, then leave to dry
Cut three egg cups in a row with scissors



Egg carton bats
Three egg cups


Cut an arch shape out of each of the side egg cups, these will become the bats wings. Also use the sharp part of a pair of scissors to make a hole in the middle of egg cup (younger children will need assistance here).



Egg carton bats
Bat wings


Decorate the bat. We used glitter mixed with PVA glue, which dries clear so you only see the glitter. We used sequins and some children used stickers.



Egg carton bats
Decorated bat


Finally stick on two googly eyes, and thread a piece of wool or string through the middle hole and tie in a knot underneath (younger children will need assistance here).



Egg carton bats
Completed bats


Categories
#Halloween
#Recycled
#Bat
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Any Age
#Egg carton
I like this Article - 11
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by EricaL
Let your kids get creative with empty egg cartons, paint and googly eyes to make some crazy fun (not...
9 likes
Decorative Japanese masking tape known as 'washi tape' is such a versatile craft material, and a ver...
7 likes
Decorate your fridge with button magnets
7 likes
A decorative activity for young children to do, making a seahorse out of a paper plate
12 likes
This is a painting craft project that I did with my 5yr old son, but it is possible for children of ...
16 likes
A really easy repurposing craft project for little ones to do
7 likes
view all articles by EricaL
Articles by EricaL on Other Hubs
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 4575
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Create a chunky underwater-themed necklace or decorations for the home
3 likes
These bookmarks are easy to make and most importantly are sure to stay in place
3 likes
This is a great craft to make use of recycled cereal boxes
1 like
A fun and cheap game to create for a hot day
6 likes
Similar to a snow globe, you can create your own flitter storm by giving this jar a good shake
8 likes
You will have the kids squealing with delight when you set up a balloon rocket! Best of all, you wil...
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
Categories
Under 5s (587)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (381)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (872)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version