47+ Spider and Bat Halloween Decoration Ideas

Create a Halloween setting that is out of this world with spider and bat decorations. These Bat Halloween Decoration ideas will scare your guests, but also decorate your home with a spooky touch. How-To’s and tips for creating a great Halloween setting are listed here.

Besides witches, ghosts, mummy, skeleton skulls, and jack-o Lantern, some of the most iconic images for Halloween are spires and bats. They are creepy and scary. That’s why I wanted to create this roundup of my favorite spider and bat easy diy Halloween Decoration Ideas.

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My favorite Spider and Bat Halloween Decoration Ideas

It’s almost Halloween, a super fun time to make fun Halloween crafts, share, decorate and play!

I’ve seen so many AMAZING crafts lately that it was hard to choose but since I’m kind of attracted to bats and spiders lately {not in real life though} I chose all the great crafts and decorations made with them!

What a great Roundup I got this week! 30 Spider and Bats Scary Halloween Decoration ideas for you so you can get inspiration and try some or all!

I love Halloween. Even though it’s supposed to be scary, I love it!

I love seeing all the great things people make to decorate. All the movie nights and scary stories! I’m so enjoying a lot this roundup.

Crafting Supplies you might need

  • Cardstock and cardboard
  • Paper
  • Apipe Cleaners
  • Beads
  • Black paint
  • Black spray paint
  • Yarn
  • Felt
  • Plastic spiders
  • Duct Tape
  • Craft foam
  • Ribbon
  • Plastic trash bags
  • Embroidery hoops
  • among other ideas


  • Scissors
  • Cutting machine
  • Sewing Machine

Collection of Spider and Bat Halloween Decoration Ideas

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Disclaimer: *My roundups are only for inspiration ideas. Just like I do for all my round-ups, I get a lot of inspiration from Pinterest. If you are at all familiar with that platform you know there are tons of pictures with no direct links to the original source. Some pictures featured here I found no source for or directed to the wrong one but if you know the source, contact me and I will update this post immediately, thank you so much!

Ok Here we go!

1. Spooky Halloween Paper Bats Garland

Spooky Halloween Paper Bats Garland by The Crafting Nook

This Spooky Halloween Paper Bats Garland is an amazingly easy project to make, perfect to make with kids, and such a spooky cute Halloween decor for the home this coming Holiday! Just a few supplies and lots of fun!

by The Crafting Nook

2. Witch Hat and Bats Halloween Mantel Decoration

Witch Hat and Bats Halloween Mantel Decoration by The Crafting Nook

Black paper and a bit of origami skills is all you need to make these cute origami bats!

by The Crafting Nook

3. DIY Pom pom Spider Craft

DIY Pom pom Spider Craft for Halloween placed on top of some fruit blowl on the table

It’s Halloween, and we’re going to show you how to make a quick and easy Pom pom spider craft for your decoration. All it takes is some yarn, cardboard, and a pair of scissors for you to get started right now.

by The Crafting Nook

4. DIY Halloween Trick or Treat bags

DIY Halloween Trick or Treat bags by The Crafting Nook

Learn how to use freezer paper stencils to make Halloween trick or treat bags for your kids. These bags are easy to make, a really fun craft for the kids, can be personalized with whatever you want and you can use them over and over year after year.

by The Crafting Nook

5. Diy Spiderweb Halloween Wreath With Wire Spiders

Diy Spiderweb Halloween Wreath With Wire Spiders by Scratch & Stitch

This DIY Halloween spiderweb decoration comes together quickly using cheesecloth, yarn, and wire. You can even substitute the handmade wire spiders with store-bought critters. The outcome is a spooky yet elegant Halloween wreath.

by Scratch & Stitch

6. Spider Kids Craft

Spider Kids Craft by The Best Ideas for Kids

Make these fun pom pom spiders for table decor! Kids will love helping to make these.

by The Best Ideas for Kids

7. Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath

Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath by Stress-Free Halloween

This spooky spider Halloween wreath is very easy to make and takes very little time. This black wreath the perfect addition to your Halloween decor.

by Stress-Free Halloween

8. Egg Carton Spider Craft

 Egg Carton Spider Craft by Mimosas and Moderhood

These adorable egg carton Halloween crafts are so fun and easy to make! Learn how to make cute spiders with this simple tutorial.

by Mimosas and Moderhood

9. DIY Thumbprint Spider Halloween Card

DIY Thumbprint Spider Halloween Card by One Simple Party

DIY Thumbprint Spider Card – Send some spooky greetings to your friends and family this Halloween with these DIY Thumbprint Spider Cards. Transform your kids thumbprints into cute spiders to make a keepsake they’ll hold onto forever.

by One Simple Party

10. Spooky Spider Web Craft

Spooky Spider Web Craft by Homan at Home

Make these spooky popsicle stick spiderwebs with just a few materials. Add a pipecleaner spider to level up the Halloween fun!

by Homan at Home

11. Spider Felt Scrap Wreath Craft!

Spider Felt Scrap Wreath Craft! by Te Purple Pumpkin Blog

No one could possibly feel frightened by this mischievous little fellow! Unleash your creativity during Halloween and fashion a remarkable Spider Felt Scrap Wreath to adorn your front door, welcoming trick-or-treaters with delight!

by Te Purple Pumpkin Blog

12. DIY Kawaii Craft Idea

DIY Kawaii Craft Idea by Organized Island

Grab a few flower pots and pipe cleaners for a fun spider craft. Easy to make with dollar store supplies and so cute

by Organized Island

13. Paper Plate Bat Craft For Kids

Paper Plate Bat Craft For Kids by Simple Everyday Mom

This paper plate bat craft is an adorable and easy-to-make project that can instantly elevate your Halloween decor! Use the printable template to make one or many!

by Simple Everyday Mom

14. Spine Tingling Spider Web Pumpkin

Spine Tingling Spider Web Pumpkin by Made in a Day

Add a spiderweb on pumpkins this year! This stitched Spider web Pumpkin Halloween Decoration is a super creepy way to add some lumination to your spooky decor. 

by Made in a Day

15. Kid-Friendly Long-Legged Pipe Cleaner Spiders Craft

Kid-Friendly Long-Legged Pipe Cleaner Spiders Craft by The Purple Pumpkin Blog

nsure your Halloween home decorations are complete with these leggy Pipe Cleaner Spiders! This kid-friendly and immensely enjoyable Halloween craft involves using pipe cleaners, pompoms, and googly eyes. These adorable spiders demonstrate that Halloween decor can be delightful instead of frightening!

by The Purple Pumpkin Blog

16. Easy DIY Halloween Bat Decoration

Easy DIY Halloween Bat Decoration by One Simple Party

DIY Halloween Bat Decoration – This cute Halloween Bat will swoop into to your Halloween decor as a perfect decoration. Hang above a mantel or use as part of a Halloween backdrop. Kids will even love him with his friendly eyes and pointy ears.

by One Simple Party

17. Iron On Spider Web Art with Free SVG

Iron On Spider Web Art with Free SVG by Sustain My Craft Habit

Bring on the spooky with this DIY spider web art using an embroidery hoop and a spider web design in iron-on vinyl with this free SVG cutting file.

by Sustain My Craft Habit

18. Make Woven Spider Web Magnets

Make Woven Spider Web Magnets by Artsy Karma

Are you looking for an engaging Halloween craft? Might you also be looking for a way to decorate your front door this Halloween? Well, this is the post for you then.

by Artsy Karma

19. Halloween Dreamcatcher DIY

Halloween Dreamcatcher DIY by Country Girl's Life

This Halloween nightmare catcher is a scary twist on the traditional dreamcatcher. It looks great as a front door wreath or as a part of a creepy collage! Grab most items on the cheap at your local big box craft store!

by Country Girl’s Life

20. FREE Printable Bats Templates for a Bat Wall

FREE Printable Bats Templates for a Bat Wall by Country Girl's Life

Instantly download these FREE printable bat silhouette templates for inexpensive, last minute Halloween decor almost anywhere! Quickly create a spooky backdrop for any haunting occasion!

by Country Girl’s Life

21. How to Make Shrinky Dink Earrings

How to Make Shrinky Dink Earrings by Artsy Karma

Show up for the Halloween parties this year, sporting these fun and spooky DIY earrings. They are easy to make by tracing a pattern onto shrink plastic (shrinky dinks), plus you’ll be the talk of the party because of how original they are.

by Artsy Karma

22. Halloween Dollar Store Vignette

Halloween Dollar Store Vignette by Second Chance to Dream.

A simple, crafty, and yet spooky craft. Everything used in this project came from the dollar store or the dollar section of Target. Cool right?

by Second Chance to Dream.

23. Spider Web Wreath

This really is a simple project to make, it just takes a little bit of time. According to Liz, it all started with a pair of ladies pantyhose (the kind with the fun designs) that would make for a perfect spider web look. The final touch was that spooky cute pom-pom spider!!!

by Liz on a Call

24. Wall of Bats

Wall of Bats by Marvelous Mommy

This is by far one of my favorite projects I keep on my Halloween to-do list. Just cut a bund of bat shapes and start sticking it to your walls. It’s so creepy ad yet I love it.

by Marvelous Mommy

25. Witch’s Brew

Witch's Brew made with felt by Judy's Handmade Creations

This craft makes a great bottle gift wrap for a Halloween Party. Made out of black craft felt and black glitter stiffened felt for the wings! Cute right?

by Judy’s Handmade Creations

26. The Beaded Spider

The Beaded Spider by The Crafty Blog Stalker

Not every spider has to be creepy. This cute beaded Spider and be very pretty and stylish!

by The Crafty Blog Stalker

27. Creepy Crawly Bedroom

Creepy Crawly Bedroom by The DIY Dreamer

Not sure I would be able to sleep in a room decorated with Halloween but I think it’s such a cool idea! Just cut out a few spider and bats silhouettes, spread them out around the bed add a few other creepy decorative items and you are good to go.

by The DIY Dreamer

28. Black Widow Ring!! Super Cute Halloween Favor!!

Black Widow Ring!! Super Cute Halloween Favor by Pink Cake Plate

How cool is this? With just a few supplies and an oven, you can this cute ring made in less than an hour not including the time it took to let the glue dry!!

by Pink Cake Plate

29. Duck Tape Pumpkins

Duck Tape Pumpkins by Sand and Sisal

Grab some spider duct tape, googly eyes, and spooky wall decals, and create these super cute and creepy pumpkins for Halloween!

by Sand and Sisal

30. Hanging Bat Chandelier

Hanging Bat Chandelier by My Paper Crane

With only a few items like black card stock, white colored pencils, scissors, embroidery hoops in three sizes, and black quilting thread you can create this super spooky hanging bat chandelier.

by My Paper Crane

31. Halloween Magnetic Spiders

Halloween Magnetic Spiders by Delia Creates

You won’t find a Halloween decoration easier than this. Gran a bunch of plastic spiders, stick them to a magnetic tape, and spread them out around your house! Don’t want to use magnetic tape, just use some adhesive tape and you are good to go!

by Delia Creates

32. Spider Web Pillow

Spider Web Pillow by Uncommon Designs

This is the easiest Halloween pillow ever and it requires no sewing at all! Trish picked up a really cute spider web placemat from JoAnn and whipped this no-sew spider web pillow cover up in less than 5 minutes! No excuses that you don’t have time to do things around your house. Believe me, your kids will love it and the satisfaction that you made it yourself is priceless.  

by Uncommon Designs

33. 5 Minute Spider Craft

5 Minute Spider Craft by 30 Minute Crafts

This bead spider can be made in just 5 minutes. Yes, incredibly easy to make! Grab some black beads, some black pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. Kids will love to make this and they can spread them around the house!

by 30 Minute Crafts

34. Framed Halloween Art

Framed Halloween Art by The Pin Crazy

Don’t like gory and scary decorations? Maybe you do like decorating for Halloween, just prefer not to have fake blood and dismembered body parts all over the house! I got you covered. Make these Framed Halloween Art.

by The Pin Crazy

35. DIY Halloween Giant Yard Spider

 DIY Halloween Giant Yard Spider by Mom Endeavors

To make a giant spider of your very own, you just need a few supplies and some patience in putting it all together! You’ll need some black trash bags, some tubes of 1/2″ Pipe Insulation, 1/2″ pvc elbow joints, 2 mini red reflectors, filler (old sheets, newspaper, plastic bags, etc) and of course, spider webbing.

by Mom Endeavors

36. Easy Halloween Bat Tree

Easy Halloween Bat Tree by Crafts Unleashed – Consumer Crafts

by Crafts Unleashed – Consumer Crafts

37. DIY Halloween Luminaries

DIY Halloween Luminaries by Burton Avenue

These luminaries were fun to design and make and they are the perfect addition to your outdoor Halloween decor!

by Burton Avenue

38. Halloween Spooky Bats and Boo Buckets

Halloween Spooky Bats and Boo Buckets by The DIY Village

I decided it was time to liven up my dining room table decor; DIY halloween style.  With a little help from ScotchBlue™ I was able to accomplish this in no time flat.  I really stepped out of the box here folks but I can promise anyone can make these!

by The DIY Village

39. Spider Web Halloween Wreath

Spider Web Halloween Wreath by A Night Owl

Fun and easy Spider Web Halloween Wreath made from a ceiling medalion.

by A Night Owl

40. Easy Halloween Wreath.

Easy Halloween Wreath by Living and Crafting

This Easy Halloween Witch Wreath , to decorate the front door, which you can do with a small budget, taking into account that these last three months of the year we have some celebrations to decorate.

by Living and Crafting

41. Cotton Spider Web Wreath

Cotton Spider Web Wreath by The Top Toe Fairy

The cool thing about this wreath is it kind of does the creepiness factor all by itself. The balls of cotton look very similar to creepy spider eggs. All you need to do is head to the Dollar Tree and pick up a bag of spider webs, a bag of small fake spiders (even spider rings will work), and a bigger plastic spider.

by The Top Toe Fairy

42. Haunted Halloween Tree

Haunted Halloween Tree by Ella Claire & Co.

I thought this little Haunted Halloween Bat tree would be a fun little project for us to do together. And, of course, I will be sharing the free printable template with you so you can make one too!

by Ella Claire & Co.

43. Diy Halloween Bat Wreath

Diy Halloween Bat Wreath by Tell, Love and Party

This cute batty wreath is easy peasy, and only takes 15 min to make. You only need embroidery hoop, faux leather or cardstock, scissors, hot glue gun, black acrylic paint and paintbrush.

by Tell, Love and Party

44. Spiders Invasion Oh My! Dress Up Your Front Door

Spiders Invasion Oh My! Dress Up Your Front Door by One Good Thing

Spray Styrofoam balls with black paint, push the ends of the pipe cleaners into the Styrofoam….4 on each side….and bend them to look like legs. That’s it!

by One Good Thing

45. Easy to Make Bat Branches in a Vase

Easy to Make Bat Branches in a Vase by On My Own Style

You only need a few items to make them. Placed in vase, this spooky, but pretty homemade Halloween decoration will get everyone in your family in the Halloween spirit.

by On My Own Style

46. Spider Web Decor for Halloween

Spider Web Decor for Halloween by Sadie Seasongoods

 I loved how they looked, but as Halloween approached, I pictured a spookier version. A version that looked like Spider Web decor. And it would be VERY easy to make!

by Sadie Seasongoods

47. DIY Spiderweb Doormat

DIY Spiderweb Doormat by Delia Creates

Such a cute and spooky idea. This spiderweb doormat is made by reshaping a half circle doormat and adding fabric paint. So easy and effective!

by Delia Creates

48. Front Porch Halloween Spider Web

Front Porch Halloween Spider Web by My Untangled Life

You can decorate your front porch for Halloween by creating a giant outdoor spiderweb and complete with giant creepy spider.

by My Untangled Life

49. Simple Wicked Painted Candles

Simple Wicked Painted Candles  by Madigan Made by her website was shut down

A little wicked. A lot pretty. My kind of Halloween décor. Just grab some tall pillar candles from the dollar store, some stencils, and get painting!

by Madigan Made by her website was shut down

WOWWWWW Love them all!

What do you think???? A lot of inspiration or what???

Frequently Asked Questions

What to use to put up Halloween bats?

You can use removeable adhesive or double-sided tape on the back of the bats to attach them to your walls or siding. To store, flatten the bags and place them in a plastic bag or box

What can I use as spider webs for Halloween?

Cotton balls work well if you have something small that you want to decorate with a spider web for Halloween. Also cotton batting, white yarn or threads.

How do you stick spider webs on the wall?

You can use removeable adhesive or double-sided tape on the back of the spiders to attach them to your walls, ceilings or siding.

More Halloween Decor Ideas to Try

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