Bottle Cap Bat Craft

Turn old bottle caps into seriously cute spooky creatures with this Bottle Cap Bat Craft! These eerie cuties are perfect for decorating the house during the Halloween season, and your little ones will have tons of fun making them.

bottle cap bat craft

We love a simple, easy, and low-on-mess craft and this adorable bat craft fits the bill to a T. Using bottle caps, markers, and Googly eyes, these Halloween creatures are a safe bet to keep the kids happy and busy for hours. 

You can use these little bats to decorate the house to get into the Halloween spirit or hang them in your little one's room for a Halloween-themed spooky makeover!

bottle cap bat craft for kids

Try out more Halloween crafts inspired by bats like this Halloween Bat Craft, this adorable Bat Craft with Oil Pastels, maybe this cute Bat Craft for Preschoolers or this Bat Silhouette Halloween Craft.

Bottle Cap Bat Craft

Bat Craft - Supplies:

  • Bottle Caps.
  • Craft Papers.
  • Pencil.
  • Ruler.
  • Scissors.
  • Googly eyes.
  • Glue.
  • Printable (available at the bottom of the directions or alternatively draw your shapes freehand)

bottle cap bat craft supplies

Bat Bottle Cap Craft - Instructions:

STEP 1: Get the printable template.

Download and print out our free template (grab it below!) and use it to make the frame with your black craft paper.

bottle cap bat craft background

STEP 2: Trace and cut out.

In the template, you'll see a rectangular shape. Cut it out and trace it in grey craft paper.

Then cut out the moon on white craft paper using the template. Glue the moon on one corner of the rectangular craft paper as shown below. 

bat craft background

STEP 3: Glue the frame.

Now you need to glue the black frame on top of the grey rectangular shape. 

bat craft background

STEP 4: Create your bottle cap bat.

Use glue to attach the bottle cap to the background and add the googly eyes on top of the cap

bat bottle cap craft

STEP 5: Add your bat's wings and ears.

Go back to the template, and this time cut out the shape of the bat's wings and ears. Use the templates to draw on your bat's wings and ears (or alternatively draw them on freehand).

bat bottle cap craft

Colour the bat wings and ears using a black marker.

bat bottle cap craft for kids

STEP 6: Final touches!

Use your black marker to add any final touches you wish to your bat craft. Why not draw some tiny bats around the moon using an extra-fine tip marker.

bottle cap bat craft for kids


To get this bat craft template for free click on the link below and use the discount code - bat. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

bat craft template

Crafting doesn't get simpler than this! We hope you enjoy making this slightly spooky, but very cute bottle cap bat craft! It is the perfect Halloween craft for kids.

bottle cap bat craft for kids

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