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Making Toilet Paper Tube Bats

Making Toilet Paper Tube Bats
Recycled toilet paper tubes work well to make these decorative bats. This is a guide about toilet paper tube bats.
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October 17, 2016

This craft is a great use for empty toilet paper rolls. These can be used to hold candy, or suspended by a string as a decoration. Depending upon their age, children can help.

Total Time: 10 minutes max

Yield: one bat per roll

Source: Adapted from Practically Functional

Link: http://www.practicallyfunctional.com/toilet-paper-roll-bats/

Supplies:

  • 1 toilet paper tube
  • 1 sheet black construction paper
  • 1 sheet scrap white paper
  • black pen or Sharpie
  • tape
  • scissors
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Steps:

  1. Cut a piece of black paper to cover the roll. Secure with tape.
  2. Completely flatten the roll.
  3. Stand the roll up and fold one side in, creasing at the fold.
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  5. Repeat with the other side.
  6. Turn the roll over and fold the other side the same way.
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  8. Draw bat wings on the black paper. Have two pieces stacked, when you cut them out, so each wing will be exactly the same.
  9. Tape the wings to each side of the bat.
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  11. Cut out circles for eyes from the scrap white paper. Fill in with black pen or Sharpie. Tape or glue in place.
  12. If you are using for candy, secure the top and bottom with tape. Otherwise, you can suspend from a string as a decoration.
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October 27, 20160 found this helpful

These are so cute!

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October 28, 20160 found this helpful

Thank you! Happy Halloween!

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