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Bat Headband

This is the perfect last-minute Halloween costume for those who don't want to dress up head-to-toe.



  1. Step 1

    Stack and fold two sheets of black paper in half.

  2. Step 2

    Enlarge template.

  3. Step 3

    Position template on fold, trace, and cut out, making two bats.

  4. Step 4

    With black craft wire, poke a hole in the center of one bat; hold the end of the wire.

  5. Step 5

    Glue second bat on top, sandwiching wire in between.

  6. Step 6

    Wrap opposite end of the wire around a thin headband (ours was 1/4-inch wide) to secure.

  7. Step 7

    Repeat, adding more bats.

Reviews (2)

  • bmerry 13 Oct, 2011

    You could wear all black and make a black cape that mimics the bat wings.

  • nuttcase9 2 Oct, 2011

    I love this! Does anyone have suggestions for an outfit to go with this that would make it more of a complete costume?