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.
- black construction paper (or another color)
- glitter glue/glitter markers
- school glue
- yarn or string
- wiggly eyes (optional)
- craft tape (optional)
- 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.