How to make a Halloween egg carton bat

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Decorate your home in time for Halloween by upcycling egg boxes into bloodcurdling bats.

You will need

  • Egg box
  • Black paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes G
  • Glue or double-sided tape
  • String, ribbon or elastic
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Step 1

Using scissors, cut the egg box into sections of three cups.

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Step 2

Cut out two triangles on both of the end cups to create wings.

Triangles cut from egg box | How to make an egg box bat | Tesco Living

Step 3

Paint the inside and outside black and set aside to dry.

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Step 4

Attach the googly eyes with glue or double-sided tape.

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Step 5

Pierce a hole in the top of the bat, thread and knot the string or ribbon and hang. For a special effect, use a piece of elastic string instead so the bats bounce.

Egg boxes with googly eyes | How to make an egg box bat | Tesco Living

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