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How to make clothes peg bats

Halloween crafts and fun and can be really simple. My children are itching to decorate the house so we made some simple clothes peg bats to hang up.

clothes peg bats

Equipment needed to make clothes peg bats:
wooden clothes pegs
black acrylic paint
black paper
sticky tape and glue dots

How to make clothes peg bats:

Paint the clothes pegs with black acrylic paint and leave to dry.

Draw around your child’s hands on black paper and cut out.

IMG_7318Tape the two hand shapes together at the wrists and glue the clothes peg in place. Add eyes or ears, we used a pipe cleaner but you could make ears from black felt or paper and glue on.

clothes peg bats


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    Kim Carberry
    October 26, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    What a simple idea….Great fun for this time of year x

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      October 26, 2014 at 6:26 pm

      What a lovely creative concept Jenny, I bet this activity kept the kids quiet!!

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    October 26, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    so inventive! I’ve never seen this before. I can’t wait to carve a pumpkin x

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    October 26, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    Wow, they look awesome! Definitely need to do these with my niece!

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    Kate Williams
    October 30, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Cute! Thanks for linking with Tuesday Tutorials #pintorials

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    Karen Bell
    November 3, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Great simple idea. My girls keep asking to make bats, we might give this a go.
    Thanks for linking #letKidsBeKids

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