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Showing posts with label bird. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bird. Show all posts

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Little Birds and their Nests


A yarn bowl doubles as a bird's nest with la la's home day care.  She adds a plastic egg decorated with eyes and a beak to make a bird as well.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://la-lashomedaycare.blogspot.com/2012/04/birds-nest-craft.html


Arts and crafts kids uses a basket and cotton balls to make her bird's nest. 

Get the instructions here:
http://www.artsandcraftskids.net/bird-nest-craft/#more-360


Love and lollipops uses a cup with paper strips.

Get the instructions here:
http://love-and-lollipops.blogspot.com/2011/09/plastic-egg-birds-craft-and-game.html

The child's paper makes the nest out of glued brown paper and adds fluffy chicks.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.thechildspaper.com/2012/03/spring-nest-craft.html


Art bar blog makes her nests from strips of paper and places little eggs inside.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.artbarblog.com/recycled/diy-bird-nests/ 


Cindy deforsier uses cotton balls to make three little owls and shredded paper for the nest.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.cindyderosier.com/2013/04/n-is-for-nest.html 


Busy bee kids crafts uses plastic eggs to make the birds.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Baby-Blue-Birds.html 


About family crafts uses green yarn for her nest and a plastic Easter egg for the chick decorated with googly eyes, a yellow triangle foam beak and a feather top.

Get the instructions here:
http://aboutfamilycrafts.com/diy-colorful-chicks-in-nests/

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

A Flock of Paper Birds


No time for flash cards cuts out bird shapes from scrapbooking paper and adds folded paper wings.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2009/06/birds-of-a-feather.html


Domestic goddesque uses cup cake liners to make her birds.

Get the instructions here:


All kids network folds a brown paper in half and give them a red tummy to make a robin.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/animals/birds/robin-craft.asp




Spoonful curls up the paper to make the birds three dimensional.



Spoonful uses bent paper clips to give them legs and feet.

The website is no longer available.


Helen hopcroft puts hers on sticks and uses outside as garden decor.

Get the instructions here:
http://helenhopcroft.wordpress.com/tag/kids-craft-project/

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Birds' Nest Kits


Help out a bird this spring by providing supplies it might need and want in her nest.  Use a mesh bag to hold various items such as small twigs, hay, yarn, cotton and whatever else you can find and place it in a tree for the birds to access and take what they like.  We made that shares the details.

Good for ages 2 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://we-made-that.com/bird-nest-kit/

Monday, January 5, 2015

Paper Plate Birds


 Celebrate international bird day with these ideas for how to make a paper plate bird.


Happy hooligans turns a painted paper plate into a bird by folding it in half, gluing on some colorful construction strips to make a tail and feathers to make it a bird.  She also adds a paper beak and googly eyes but you could also draw on the eyes.

Good for ages 3 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://happyhooligans.ca/2013/03/07/paper-plate-birds/


Molly moo paper marches her plates and adds funky gym shoes as well.

Get the instructions here:
http://mollymoo.ie/papier-mache-paper-plate-hens/


Krokotak makes her birds with tissue paper wings, a colored in orange beak and googly eye.

Get the instructions here:
http://krokotak.com/2011/06/idei-ot-kartoneni-tchiniyki/

 
 
Another version by krokotak.



Easy preschool craft uses the full plate for her bird adding two corners for wings and a paper orange beak and brown paper legs.

Get the instructions here:
http://easypreschoolcraft.blogspot.com/2012/05/spring-bluebird-paper-plate-craft.html


House of baby piranha adds folded paper wings and a long orange paper beak.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.houseofbabypiranha.com/2010/06/paper-plate-bird.html


Free kids crafts makes a blue bird for her version with a blue feather.  She even gives the bird a worm.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.freekidscrafts.com/paper-plate-bluebird/


My bored toddler adds feathers and paper tail feathers.

Get the instructions here:
http://myboredtoddler.com/paper-plate-bird/

Monday, December 22, 2014

Nutty Bird Ornaments


Almonds in their shell become adorable little birds to adorn the Xmas tree.  Bhg then gives them paper beaks, wire feet and little wool hats as well as twig branches to stand on.

Good for ages 9 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.bhg.com/christmas/ornaments/make-an-almond-bird-christmas-ornament/ 

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Paper Bird Ornament


Pretty card stock paper makes the bird base and scrapbooking paper makes the wings with this simple bird ornament from all about you.

Good for ages 6 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.allaboutyou.com/craft/knit-free/make-a-paper-bird-christmas-decoration-50983

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Toilet Paper Roll Bird Crafts


Toilet paper tubes take the enter of these bird ornaments with added paper painted wings and drawn on face and legs.  Parent children tips has the full details.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.parenting-children-tips.com/crafts-for-children-toilet-roll-bird.html


Arts and crafts kids makes girl black birds adding wings, feet and a pink tissue bow. 

Get the instructions here:
http://www.artsandcraftskids.net/bird-crafts/


A bird and a bean adds googly eyes.

Get the instructions here:
http://abirdandabean.com/2012/01/cute-owl-craft.html

Monday, September 15, 2014

Leaves of Birds



Leafs transform into birds with atelier pour enfants. 

Good for ages 9 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://atelierpourenfants.blogspot.com/2010/06/des-feuilles-tres-tres-chouettes.html


Parentables uses yellow leaves to make a mama bird and he baby chicks.

Get the instructions here:
http://parentables.howstuffworks.com/family-matters/look-what-you-can-do-leaf.html

Friday, August 29, 2014

Coffee Filter Peacocks


Coffee filters are tye dyed to make a great peacock pattern with cindy de rosier.  She glues on a paper body and feet and beak and places a feather on top to complete the look.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.cindyderosier.com/2014/08/the-cursive-project-peacock.html

Clothespin Birds


Clothespins are painted and feathered with crafts by amanda in this bird kids craft activity.

Good for ages 10 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://craftsbyamanda.com/2014/07/clothespin-crafts-birds-branch.html

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Shell Bird Mobiles


White shells make the bodies for this cute bird mobile from parenting.  They add on scrapbooking paper feathers and leaves and twigs for the wings and legs. 

Good for ages 12 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.parenting.com/gallery/bird-mobile-easy-spring-crafts-kids

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Cardboard Folded Birds


Folded cut out cardboard is decorated with red tissue paper and orange construction paper to make these self standing birds.  Marghanita shares this cute idea.

Good for ages 5 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.marghanita.com/recycled-crafts-for-kids-rocking-robins/


Happy hooligans shares the same tutorial using orange tissue paper and brown regular paper.

Get the instructions here:

Friday, April 25, 2014

Fingerprint Bird Picture


An outline of a dove creates a canvas for a colorful fingerprint picture.  Busy kids happy mom uses a different color for each child and has them all work together to create the picture, but one child could do the photo as well switching up colors.

Good for ages 3 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.busykidshappymom.org/fingerprint-dove-tutorial/

Saturday, March 22, 2014

CD Bird


A marker enhanced shiny CD makes the body of a little bird.  Activity village adds green and yellow cellophane to make the wings, beak and feet.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/recycled-cd-bird-craft


About family crafts makes a cardinal.

Get the instructions here:
http://aboutfamilycrafts.com/how-to-make-a-cardinal-using-an-old-cd/

Friday, March 21, 2014

Tissue Birds in Walnut Nests


Balls of colorful tissue paper turn into birds with foam beaks, feathers and googly eyes.  Red ted art further gives them little walnut nests hanging from ribbons.

Good for ages 9 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.redtedart.com/2013/02/20/kids-easter-crafts-walnut-nests/

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Paper Bag Bird Puppets


Green paper comes alive with this paper bird puppet from dltk kids.  The site includes a template for all of the feathers.

Good for ages 9 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mbagbird.htm

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Curly Paper Birds


Colorful strips of scrapbooking paper turn into a cute bird with ing things step by step tutorial.

Good for ages 10 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://ing-things.blogspot.ca/2012/12/lets-make-someting-nice-234-or-so.html

Monday, January 27, 2014

Toilet Paper Roll Bird Puppets


Toilet paper rolls transform into cute bird marionettes with red ted art's tutorial using sticks, leaves, paint and yarn.

Good for ages 5 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.redtedart.com/2010/07/21/fall-crafts-leaf-marionette-birds/

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Paper Plate Birds and Nests

Happy National Bird Day.  To help celebrate below are some cute bird nest crafts for kids.



My city for kids folds a brown painted paper plate to make a pocket and stuffs it with little paper chickens and raffia.

Good for ages 6 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.mycity4kids.com/parentingstop/article/Make-the-best-of-Christmas-with-fun-craft-for-kids 


Dltk kids uses a pocket as well with fuzzy pom pom birdies popping out.  

Get the instructions here:
http://blog.dltk-kids.com/?p=8


Nestful of eggs uses a white paper plate as the background gluing on felt eggs, a birdie and tree branch.  She uses straw to make the nest.

Get the instructions here:
http://nestfullofeggs.tumblr.com/post/6496384899/paper-plate-bird-nest-kids-craft


1 pure heart paints her plate blue on top for the sky and brown on the bottom for the nest.  She also uses crinkled raffia to make the nest.  For the little chicks she uses pompoms and googly eyes.

Get the instructions here:
http://1pureheart.blogspot.com/2012/03/birds-nest-craft.html


Lyndsxo glamour moms uses cut out paper eggs and birds.

Get the instructions here:
http://lyndsxo-glamourmoms.blogspot.com/2011/06/paper-plate-birds-nests.html


Tot crafts adds feathers to her version.

Get the instructions here:
http://totscrafts.blogspot.com/2009/04/bird-nest-paper-plate-craft.html


Through trials I am being purified has a more colorful bird using scrapbooking paper.

Get the instructions here:
http://throughtrialsiambeingpurified.blogspot.com/2012/07/fiskars-crafting-with-kids-birds-nest.html


Meg duerksen has a robin for her bird.

Get the instructions here:



Juggling with kids uses the plate as the nest itself using strips of paper for the nest twigs.  She adds plastic eggs to make the bird bodies, adding paper wings and beaks.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.jugglingwithkids.com/2013/06/baby-bird-nest.html


Busy big kids craft's version focuses more on the birds.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Baby-Blue-Birds.html


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