In the last blog article we listed some Fun Facts about birds. We also had a free download of a bird coloring page for the kids (or you) to color. In this blog we want to share some of our favorite craft activities that we found on the web that are simple and fun to do. There was so much to choose from – it was hard to make a decision!
This Cockatoo Collage craft is so pretty yet very simple to make! We found it at ActivityVillage.co.uk. Check out their other cool crafts for Australian animals.
This hummingbird paper craft is from DLTK’s Kids. Instead of using the provided wings you can always do handprints.
This Bird Nest Collage from ActivityVillage.co.uk is just adorable! I love paper plate crafts and googly eyes, so this is a winner!
Even though the instructions use craft foam, construction paper could be used. This is a cute simple shape craft is perfect for little ones learning shapes. We found it at Little Family Fun.
Have some spare paper lunch bags laying around? Then get ready to turn them into some bird puppets. Use our free bird paper bag puppet pattern designed by The Tucson Puppet Lady herself! It’s a great activity for the kids to color, cut out, glue and then play with.
Need a puppet with a moving mouth and makes expressions? We’ve got the pattern!
And if you are really bitten by the craft bug, you can use our Bird Puppet Sewing Pattern to make your own puppet. It is available as a digital download so you can start sewing immediately. We recommend using fleece and felt fabrics because they are inexpensive and readily available from craft stores. Customers tell us how easy our step by step patterns (with lots of pictures) are to follow especially after watching the video tutorials. In fact you can watch our free video tutorial on how to sew the bird puppet right now!
what our customers are saying:
“I love her patterns. Pattern well written and easy to follow.”
“I love how the puppet turned out. Please keep the patterns coming!”
NEXT BLOG FEATURES BOOKS AND FREE PUPPET PATTERN
In our next blog, we’ll be sharing a few books which feature birds that preschoolers (and older kids) enjoy. The books range from fact to fiction. We’ll also have a free pattern download for a free bird hand puppet. You don’t even have to know how to sew, the whole puppet can be made using a hot glue gun. Stay tuned to our blog to get your free download.