DIY Halloween Party Invitations

Ensure quick RSVPs with this easy Halloween party invitation idea.

bat invitations

YOU'LL NEED (makes one invitation)

  • Bat body and wing templates (download at
  • Printer and plain white paper
  • Scissors
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Black paper
  • Darning needle
  • 2 small black brads (available at and
  • Silver or white fine-tipped marker or pen
  • Black envelope

  1. Download bat templates from Print and cut them out. Place templates on black paper and trace around them with a pencil; cut out. Use eraser to remove any remaining pencil marks.
  2. Position wings on body at bat’s “shoulder” height. Experiment with sweeping wings open and closed to make sure you positioned them correctly. Use darning needle to pierce a hole through wing and body, then push a brad through both holes, attaching wing to body. Repeat with second wing.
  3. Use marker to write message on bat’s body. Fold wings shut and place in envelope.