Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Create a Bat Crafts Project


Bats are mammals and they are very unique! Bats are the only mammals that can fly.


The kids might enjoy this simple arts and crafts project where they can create a bat.


Materials

  • black construction paper (or another color)
  • glitter glue/glitter markers
  • school glue
  • yarn or string
  • crayons/markers
  • wiggly eyes (optional)
  • craft tape (optional)
  • scissors
  • hole punch






The directions for this bat are from Lakeshore Learning Materials in their free resources (crafts and activities) section. They also made a PINK bat! Why not? Who says a bat has to be black? You may want to let the kids choose their color!

Click Here: Batty Buddy Directions from Lakeshore Learning Materials

There are some great kids' books on bats. Here is a small sampling.

Time For Kids: Bats!     National Geographic Readers: Bats     Bats (Welcome to the World Series)


Bats    Bats - Creatures of the Night (All Aboard Reading: Level 2: Grades 1-3)   Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats [ZIPPING ZAPPING ZOOMING BA]
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7 comments:

  1. Lots of fun projects here! The bat is cute :) Following you...

    I really like your blog - I'm trying to get mine off the ground and was wondering if you could come check it out and consider following.

    http://www.guitartrump.blogspot.com/

    Hope you have an *amazing* day! :)

    Alex

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  2. Stopping by from the Alexa hop. Have a good day!

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  3. Neat project! Hi! Just stopping by. Following your twitter from the 2 For Tuesday Hop. Would love a visit and follow back on my twitter: http://www.twitter.com/wlbks. Thanks!

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  4. Great book resources! I love the bat craft!

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  5. Thanks Lori....getting ready for Halloween!
    Marcia :)

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  6. Love this idea and all the resources! Thank you for sharing this on The Sunday Showcase.

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  7. These turned out great! Great books to go along with the craft.

    Thanks for sharing on the Holiday Kid Craft Link Up!

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