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Bat Silhouette

If you are looking for a unique and fun craft, this bat silhouette is just the thing. Kids of all ages will enjoy creating their bat outlines. And as a teacher or parent, you can incorporate this craft into the Halloween theme, learning about nocturnal animals, or studying the letter B.
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Total Time: 15 minutes to make & a couple hours to dry

Yield: 2 pieces

Source: http://www.firstpalette.com/tool_box/printables/bat.html

Supplies:

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Steps:

  1. Print and cut out your bats.
  2. Use the painter's tape or poster putty to attach your bats to the black construction paper. I put my 3 small bats on one page and my large bat on another. Cut and mold the tape or putty around each bat's outline, making it overhang onto the paper about half a centimeter. All edges need to be covered so that no paint will escape under the bats. But, be careful to maintain the bat's shape.
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  4. Start by using the orange and yellow paint to dab dots around the outline of each bat.
  5. Remove the painter's tape or putty and paper bats. I found that the tape worked better.
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  7. Now dab dots around the remainder of the page. I added in white to make the background pop. White-out works well if you don't have white paint!
  8. Allow to dry and display!
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November 9, 20160 found this helpful

Very nice, this would be a great science themed art project!

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November 12, 20160 found this helpful

Yes, I agree! I would definitely incorporate it into learning about bats!

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