Bird Fun Facts

Our pattern of the month is the Bird!  There are over 9000 different species of birds all over the world.  They live in the frozen Antartica down to the humid, hot rainforests of South America.  They are among the most beautiful and bizarre creatures on earth.

Fun Facts About Birds
Desert Cardinal or Pyrrhuloxia
  • Birds have hollow bones which help them fly
  • The chicken is the most common bird species in the world
  • Some birds are intelligent enough to create and use tools
  • Hummingbirds can fly backwards
  • Parrots can learn to say hundreds of words
  • Ostrich eyes are as large as billiard balls

 

Upcoming Bird Craft Activities

In our next blog, we’ll be sharing a few ideas and links for some fun bird craft activities that we found around the web. We’ll also have a free download pattern for the kids to make their own bird paper bag puppet. You can also check out our Puppet of the Month Pinterest Board.

Until then, enjoy our free download of a bird coloring page for the kids to color!

Need a Puppet with a Moving Mouth and Makes Expressions?  We’ve got the pattern! 

You can buy the Bird Puppet Sewing Pattern here.  It is available as a digital download so you can start sewing immediately.  Each pattern has step by step instructions and free video tutorial.  In fact you can watch our free tutorial on how to sew the bird puppet right now!  Beginner sewists have complimented us on how easy they found our instructions to follow.  We recommend using fleece and felt to make our puppets because these fabrics are readily available from craft stores, inexpensive, washable and easy to sew.

What our customers are saying:

“Pattern is well written and easy to follow.”

“These are awesome looking puppets. I love them!”