Halloween is a spooky time of year, and bats are the perfect creatures to help set the mood.
This fun bat art project is easy for young kids to make with watercolors and lets them paint, cut, and glue to create their own bat masterpiece.
Plus, it’s a great Halloween activity that the whole family can enjoy. So break out the supplies and get ready to have some spooky fun!
Also, be sure to try all of our bat activities for kids for more Halloween ideas.
Bat Art And Craft
- White art paper
- Bat printable (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Scroll to the bottom to find the download form.
Download the bat printable and print it out on white art paper.
Paint both pages of the bat printable, let dry and cut each of them out.
Take a second piece of paper and paint it to be the background sky. Let dry completely.
First, begin by gluing the hill to the bottom of the background paper.
Place the house on the hill, then glue the windows on the house.
Next, glue the moon to the sky.
Finish up by gluing the bats around the moon.
This is a fun Halloween craft kids will enjoy creating!
Halloween Unit For Kids
If you’re looking for a fun and educational way to celebrate Halloween with your young kids, a Halloween unit study is the perfect solution!
This type of unit study is a great way for parents and teachers to plan ahead and ensure that the activities, crafts, and printables are both educational and enjoyable.
Not only will your kids love getting into the spooky spirit of Halloween, but they’ll also be learning valuable skills like critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.
And what could be more important than that? So why not give a Halloween unit study a try this year? Your kids are sure to love it!
Kids’ Halloween Books
Reading to your kids has so many benefits! It helps them develop their imaginations, learn new words and concepts, and bond with you.
It’s also a great way to wind down at the end of the day and relax together. So make some time for reading every day – your kids will thank you for it!
Try one or all of these Halloween books for kids:
Room On The Broom: This has to be one of our most favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.
5 Minute Spooky Stories: We love Disney’s 5 minute storybooks and this one is perfect for Halloween! See how all your favorite Disney characters celebrate this spooky holiday.
Ten Timid Ghosts: This is a fun countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories!
Halloween Kids’ Crafts
Simple crafts are a great way for kids to express their creativity while also developing fine motor skills. Folding, cutting and gluing can help kids learn how to control their hands and fingers, and it’s also a fun activity that can spark their imaginations.
In addition, they’re a low-cost activity that doesn’t require a lot of materials. This makes them a great activity for rainy days or when you’re stuck indoors.
Try adding in some of these fun Halloween crafts:
Monster Headband Craft – These fun monster headbands are perfect for kids to make! They can print them out and assemble them from paper, or they can color them in with markers. Either way, they’ll have a blast putting them together and wearing them around!
Candy Corn Pumpkin Craft – This paper pumpkin craft is a simple and fun Halloween activity for young kids. It’s perfect for kids who love candy corn, and it’s a great way to get them into the Halloween spirit. The craft is also a great opportunity for kids to practice their fine motor skills.
Paper Plate Bat Craft – This bat craft for kids is perfect for Halloween! It’s easy and spooky fun. Just paint, cut, and glue the paper plate into a bat shape. Your little ones will love making these bats to hang up around the house for Halloween. And you’ll love how easy they are to make!
Halloween Activities For Kids
Halloween is a festive time of year for kids, and these Halloween do a dot printables are a great way for them to learn and have fun at the same time. Fine motor skills are important for tasks like writing and drawing, and these printables can help kids to develop those skills. They also help with letter recognition and counting, and can even be used for simple graphing activities. Plus, they’re just plain festive!
These candy corn worksheets for kids are great for preschool and kindergarten! They’re educational, help with handwriting, fine motor skills, letter recognition, and more. They’re also lots of fun! Simply print out the worksheets and let your little ones get to work. They’ll love learning with these cute candy corn themed printables.
These Halloween pattern block mats are a great way for kids to work on their STEM skills! Not only are they working on their fine motor skills by placing the blocks, but they’re also practicing shape recognition. And since it’s a hands-on activity, they’re able to really engage with the material!
More Halloween Fun
Love Halloween? Then you’ll love these ideas:
- These adorable candy corn amigurumis are so fun and great for kids!
- Encourage hands-on play with this Halloween playdough kit.
- Gift your child these cute Halloween tumblers that are personalizable.
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More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- White art paper
- Bat printable
- Download the bat printable and print it out on white art paper.
- Paint both pages of the bat printable, let dry and cut each of them out.
- Take a second piece of paper and paint it to be the background sky. Let dry completely.
- First, begin by gluing the hill to the bottom of the background paper.
- Place the house on the hill, then glue the windows on the house.
- Next, glue the moon to the sky.
- Finish up by gluing the bats around the moon.