DIY Glitter Bats for Halloween

DIY Glitter Bats for Halloween

Bat alert in the corner! But don't worry, the little glitter vampires only fly on Halloween; they're made of cardboard - and they're quite harmless.

Level of difficulty : Original & quick

  • Sturdy paper for the stencil
  • Bat template
  • Black cardboard
  • Black glitter
  • Small black feathers
  • Scissors
  • Pencil or white crayon
  • tesa® multi-purpose glue
  • tesa Powerstrips® Poster
  • tesa® double-sided tape


How We Do It:


What We Need:

Wen need sturdy paper for the stencil, bat template, black cardboard, black glitter, small black feathers, scissors, pencil or crayon, tesa® multi-purpose glue, tesa Powerstrips® Poster, and tesa® double-sided tape.

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Overview of materials.


Cut a stencil from the sturdy paper according to the template. Trace the bat template onto black cardboard and cut it out.

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Make the stencil.


Use the tesa® multi-purpose glue to trace along the inside lines of the bat.

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Trace the lines.


Spread the glitter onto the moist glue. Blow away excess glitter and let the glue dry thoroughly.

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Apply glitter.


Then fold the wings according to the dotted lines on the template.

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Fold the wings.


Attach approx. 4 cm of tesa® double-sided tape to the body, remove the film and attach two feathers. Use tesa Powerstrips® Poster to attach the bats to branches and/or to the wall.

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Attach the feathers.


Have fun with your self-made glitter bats on Halloween!

Enjoy your DIY glitter bats!


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