Bats & Cats

Bats in our window!
Zipping, Zapping, Zooming BATS, by Ann Earle, illustrated by Henry Cole

Origami :: 折り紙 :: murciélago y gatos

Prep : Books about bats and cats!


  1. Pape
  2. Scissors
  3. Crayons
  4. A Small Fallen Tree Branch

How To: BATS

Rectangular construction paper
Fold to make a square; cut; save new rectangle
First, use folded square
Fold again from the top
Fold edges to match bottom point
Now, fold away from the point, to the side
Front view
Cut from the top, to make the ears
Add a face if desired!


Use the remaining rectangle from the trim per the large bat/(cat)
Fold to make three equal squares
Repeat steps from the large bat!

How To: CATS

Repeat steps to get to the top fold of a square
Fold-in to meet at bottom point
Fold upwards to make pointed ears
Cut to define ears
Front view

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