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B Is for Bat Craft

child assembling her lowercase letter b craft

Most bats only come out at night, but this one isn’t afraid of daytime flights. He’s soaring your way to help teach lowercase letter B at any time of day! Let your preschoolers take wing with this easy ABC Craft, and this bat will fly right into their hearts!

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • 2 sheets of printer paper
  • Card stock (we used yellow, black, and white)
  • B Is for Bat Craft templates
  • 2 googly eyes
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil, white colored pencil, and scissors

Instructions for Assembling Your Letter B Craft

  1. Print the B Is for Bat Craft templates.
  2. Cut out the templates and trace the letter B, the bat wings, and the fangs onto card stock.
  3. Cut out the letter B, wings, and fangs.
  4. Glue the letter B onto a full sheet of card stock (we used yellow, but you can use any color you like).
  5. Use a white colored pencil to draw the details on the wings.
  6. Position the wings and fangs under the edge of the letter B and glue in place.
  7. Affix googly eyes above the fangs.

child glues her lowercase letter b craft child attaching eyes to her letter b craft children assemble their lowercase letter b craft

Learning with Your Letter B Craft

As you and your child assemble your B Is for Bat Craft, practice saying /b/–/b/–bat together. You can find more tips for working on pre-reading skills with your preschooler in this handy download.

little girls display their completed letter b craft

We would LOVE to see how your lowercase B turns out! Please share your photos with us on our Facebook page, or tag your Instagram photos with the hashtag #allaboutABCcrafts!

Want More ABC Crafts?

page spread from the abc crafts lowercase series download

Free Lowercase ABC Letter Crafts

For crafts that start with lowercase letters A through Z, get the complete printable set of ABC Craft for Lowercase Letters.

page spread from the abc crafts uppercase series download

Free Uppercase ABC Letter Crafts

For crafts that start with uppercase letters A through Z, get the complete printable set of ABC Craft for Uppercase Letters.

Photos by: Rachel Neumann

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Meredith

says:

I love this idea! Crafts are such a great way to engage a hands on learner!

Robin E.

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Meredith,
Yes! Adding some activity to learning helps so much.

Becky B.

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I love these alphabet crafts! They’re so simple and fun!

Elizabeth Jones

says:

I have this prepped to do tomorrow. I think it will be a really great addition to our lesson. Thanks for the resources.

Jen

says:

What a great way to learn lower case b! Cute craft.

Brittany Sanchez

says:

I really enjoy doing the crafts with my son. Simple prep and makes learning fun.

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

Brittany,
I think crafts that the teacher and student both enjoy together are the best! ?

Meghan Deagan

says:

Will definitely do this with my preschooler! Great craft for Halloween time!

Courtney

says:

This is perfect timing for us, as I am just beginning to teach my preschooler the lowercase letters! Thank you!

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

You’re welcome, Courtney. I hope you have lots and lots of fun with your lowercase letter crafts!

Breanne Weeks

says:

This is great!

Lisa Ingle

says:

My daughter is still confusing her b’s and d’s, and this craft was just what we needed!

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

Lisa,
You’ll also want to check out our newly released “d is for donut” craft too! Also, we have a blog post on How to Solve Letter Reversals that includes a lot of tips for b and d confusion.

Let me know how it goes or if you need further help with this problem.

Donna

says:

This is cute! My boys would love this!

SHANNON ALEXANDER

says:

This bat is so cute! I think my boys would love a hands on project to help learn letters!

Heather

says:

This is perfect for my preschooler!

Kristy

says:

So cute!

Jennifer C

says:

My preschooler would love this letter craft! Thank for the fun idea!

Leeanne

says:

My girls will love this!

Karla Hill

says:

What a cute idea!!

Melissa l.

says:

Too cute!!

PAULA MARTIN

says:

Love it!

Doreen

says:

What a great idea. My girls love watching the REAL bats fly around our yard munching mosquitoes in the evenings so this will be likely to stick in their minds!!

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

I love watching the bats at dusk too! They’re so acroBATic! ?

Rebecca Rose

says:

A neat way to keep the alphabet intriguing!

Sharon B.

says:

Great multi-sensory activity! Kids can practice lower and uppercase letters. Wonderful way to decorate windows at Halloween time too.

Jennifer Pryzner

says:

Cute! my boys would love this.

Heather K

says:

This is such a cute craft! Looking forward to doing this with my kids!!

I am from a small island all the way in the Caribbean! I love this craft! :)

Amber

says:

My daughter will love this thank you so much!

Sarah

says:

I can’t wait to do this with my pre-reader! She will love it!

Rebecca

says:

This is so cute! These precious pieces of artwork would be perfect for room decor as well. I can’t wait to see what’s next.

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

I agree, Rebecca! I think the crafts hung as a border around a room would look so cute, and the child would get the satisfaction of knowing he made it himself!

Julia

says:

Cute craft idea! We’ll have to do this one!

Mrs. Kerry

says:

Cute, Thank you.

Sian Birch

says:

Great letter b craft idea!

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