Halloween is always a good time to explore bats! But have you ever sat outside on a warm evening around dusk and noticed bats flying around? It’s a pretty cool sight! Bats might seem like mysterious and spooky creatures, but they are actually a beneficial creature!
BAT ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
BAT ACTIVITY PACK
Free printable BAT ACTIVITIES PACK is perfect for younger kiddos who love bats. Print and play!
Color, court, explore shapes, and more…
BAT FUN FACTS FOR KIDS
- Bats are flying mammals.
- Bats are nocturnal or active at night.
- Baby bats are called pups.
- A group of bats is called a colony.
- Bats use a skill called echolocation to “see” at night.
- Bats live just about anywhere, not just in caves!
Why are bats so helpful?
- Bats eat pests and insects that bother us like mosquitos (some bats eat other things such as nectar and fruit)
- Bats are great pollinators!
- Bats are good at dispersing seeds from one location to another!
Bats are great to have in your backyard and a bat box is a great way to give a bat a good home!
ALSO, CHECK OUT THIS FUN BAT ART ACTIVITY
Try this super simple process art technique for cool bat art!