Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

kids club® vampirina bat mobile

Step 1
Bend 1 blue, 1 pink and 1 purple chenille stem in half to find the middle, then straighten the stems back out. 
Step 2
Lay them on the table in front of you, overlapping the centers, creating 6 spokes. Twist the chenille stems at the middle to secure them together. 
Step 3
Tie one end of a blue chenille stem onto one of the three chenille spokes, about 1" from the top. Wrap the blue chenille stem around the spoke, move to the next spoke, wrap around the spoke and then the next spoke. Continue until you have one row of blue chenille stem wrapped around all of the spokes. 
Step 4
Move down about 1½" and wrap a purple chenille stem around a spoke and repeat until you go all the way around, as in Step 3. 
Step 5
Move down another 1½" leaving at least ½" of spoke at the bottom, and repeat, wrapping a pink chenille stem around all the spokes. 
Step 6
Click here to download and print the patterns.  
Step 7
Cut out the patterns to create 3 bats and 3 bat wings. Trace the larger bats onto blue, pink and purple foam and cut out. Glue wiggle eyes to each of the three bats. 
Step 8
Trace the smaller bat wings onto black glitter foam and cut out. Flip the bat wings template over, trace onto pink glitter foam, and cut out. Remove the paper from the backs of the black glitter and pink glitter foam backs and stick them together so that each set of bat wings is black glitter on one side and pink glitter on the other side. 
Step 9
Glue two mini clothespins to one side of each of the bat wings. These clips can be used to attach a photo to the bat wings. Allow the glue to dry. 
Step 10
ADULT: Use the hole punch to punch a hole in the top center of the bats and bat wings. 
Step 11
Cut 6 varied lengths (between about 6" and 12") of black yarn. Tie a piece of yarn to the end of one of the spokes. Attach the other end of the yarn to a bat shape by stringing it through the hole and tying a knot. Trim off excess yarn. Repeat this process to add a bat which will hang from each of the spokes.
 
TIP: If you have trouble inserting the end of the yarn through the hole on a bat shape, wrap a small piece of household tape around the yarn to make it easier to string the bat on it. The taped end will be removed after the knot is tied and excess yarn is trimmed off.
Step 12
Wrap a black chenille stem to the top center of the mobile and twist to make a hanger.
 
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