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COSTUMES & CRAFTS

Set the mood for a frightfully good time.

Bat Costume

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Things You'll Need
  • 1 yard black felt
  • 2 yards black lightweight polyester blend fabric
  • 1 black headband
  • 2 inches of Velcro
  • Tacky glue or glue gun
  • Chalk
  • Scissors
  • Black sweat suit
How to Make
  • 1

    Cut black polyester fabric in half and place the halves on top of each other.

  • 2

    Pin the edges and use the chalk to draw your bat wing shape. (See pattern-1)

  • 3

    Glue the wings down the back and across the arms of the sweat suit.

  • 4

    For the ears, cut four 2-1/2 inch equilateral triangles out of the felt.

  • 5

    Glue two of the triangles back to back, leaving one side open. Repeat with the remaining two pieces.

  • 6

    Glue the open end of the ears to the headband, separating each side for support and depth.

  • 7

    Use the chalk to draw the mask on the black felt. Measure the child's head for size if necessary. (See pattern-2).

  • 8

    Cut out the mask and glue opposite pieces of Velcro to the separate ends.

Bat Costume

Bat Costume

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