Beckoning Black Cat
It's easy to adapt our bat pinata technique to make a creepy cat. All you need is a few more materials and you'll have a festive feline in no time.
- Latex gloves (optional)
- 2 Balloons, one large and one small
- 2 Empty bowls
- Craft glue
- Medium artist's paintbrush
- Black tissue paper, cut into strips
- Red tissue paper, cut into strips
- Clothespins and clothesline
- Craft knife
- White card stock
- Black card stock
- Small scissors
- White pencil
- Black poster board
- Black duct tape
Inflate one balloon and cover it with two layers of red tissue paper, two of newspaper, then a layer of black tissue, using the glue technique described here.
Hang and let dry.
With craft knife and scissors, cut out a mouth-shaped wedge (sketch with white pencil first); set aside.
Reinforce inside of upper lip with duct tape. Cover tape with black tissue.
Cut ears from wedge, and affix with duct tape; cover with tissue.
Draw facial features on white and black card stock.
Cut out features; attach to cat head with undiluted craft glue.
Fill mouth with treats.