Origami fruit bats are fun to make any time of the year, but you could make several to serve as Halloween decorations. Hollywood horror movie directors often use fruit bats to represent vampires or to lend a spooky atmosphere to the picture because fruit bats are large and look imposing. Being herbivores, however, fruit bats pose no real threat to humans.
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Things you need
- Square sheet of paper
Fold paper in half diagonally. Unfold.
Fold in half diagonally the other way. Unfold.
Fold in half lengthwise to make a rectangle. Unfold.
Fold in half the opposite way to further crease your paper. Then unfold.
Fold all corners to the bottom.
Pull bottom point up.
Fold bottom two points out.
Fold top point down.
Snip the sides of the top point. Be very careful not to cut the points all the way off, or else your bat will have no ears. Raise the points to represent the ears.
Fold bottom point on the head up and then down slightly to create a mouth.