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Flock of Bats

Boost your Halloween's spooky factor with these flying friends.

Learning Benefits

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Fine Motor Skills

What you need:

  • Clothespins
  • Black paint and paper
  • Rhinestones
  • Glue

What to do:

  1. Paint a clothespin black.
  2. Cut out paper bat heads and wings, and glue a head and set of wings to the pin. To keep your bat bodies symmetrical, fold the paper before cutting.
  3. Glue on rhinestone eyes.

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