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Clothespin Bats



  • ~ Clothespins, spring-type
  • ~ Black paint
  • ~ Paintbrushes
  • ~ Black construction paper
  • ~ Glue


  • ~ Have the children paint the clothespins black and allow them to dry.
  • ~ Cut bat wings from construction paper.
  • ~ Glue the wings onto the dried black clothespins.
  • ~ Clip the clothespin bats to curtains or other high places around the house.

Credit: Great Big Holiday Celebrations by Elizabeth McKinnon