Intro: Shrinky Dink Bat Necklaces
This is how you use #6 plastic to make a Bat Necklace. You can make any kind of hard plastic dodad using this method. You will need:
#6 Plastic (you can get free 'to go' containers from places, or your strawberry containers work too)
Step 1: 1. Cut Out the Bottom of the Plastic Container
Take your scissors and cut out the flat part of your plastic container.
Step 2: 2. Draw or Trace Your Bat
Take a sharpie and draw a bat on the plastic, or place the plastic over a bat picture to trace.
Step 3: 3. Cut Out Bats
Use scissors to cut out the bats and cut holes in them if you are making necklaces. Arrange them on your glass pan.
Step 4: 4. Into the Oven
Bake the bats at 325 until they are small and hard and black. At first, they will curl, but eventually they will flatten out. Around 10 minutes is what it takes. Be sure to put face up the side you colored, otherwise it will stain your pan.
This image shows a shrunken bat.