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Origami Bat Craft

Origami Bat Craft

As my kiddos and I prepare for the upcoming Halloween holiday, my daughter and I have been hard at work making all sorts of fun crafts. After delving into the world of origami, she and I recently made some folded paper bats.

Step 1

Fold the paper square in half diagonally and crease.

Purple Paper Square Origami Bat Step 1

Step 2

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Fold the long side of the triangle down and crease.

Origami Bat Step 2

Step 3

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Fold both corners of the long side down and crease.

Origami Bat Step 3

Step 4

Fold back each corner and crease. The second crease should be parallel to the first.

Origami Bat Step 4

Step 5

Use scissors to create two small snips on the top of the bat.

Origami Bat Step 5

Step 6

Fold down the notch and crease.

Origami Bat Step 6

Step 7

Use a black marker to draw a face on the bat.

Origami Bat Step 7 Origami Bats

For more fun bat crafts, try my B Is for Bat Handprint Craft and B Is for Bat Paper Plate Craft.

Image Credits

Origami Bat Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Purple Paper Square © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 1 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 2 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 3 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 4 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 5 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 6 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bat Step 7 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Bats © 2015 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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