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Paper plate bird craft for kids

Paper plate bird craft for kids

Spring is in the air and we’ve packed away our Easter decorations for another year. Thankfully there are plenty of Spring crafts on our to do list. We recently received our latest Bostik Bloggers box which was stuffed full of crafty pieces to make a fun Spring bird-themed craft. We raided our own craft stash to make a really fun paper plate bird craft for kids.

Paper plate bird craft for kids

Paper plate bird craft for kids

We used:
paper plates
brown and red tissue paper
feathers
googly eyes
Bostik Glu Dots

How to make paper plate birds

The basic idea is to fold your paper plate in half to make a bird shape. Then you can decorate it any way you like. My 5 year old made a few different birds and I think her favourite was made with tissue paper to make a robin.

Paper plate bird craft for kids

She’s really good at using Bostik Glu Dots and can easily peel them off and apply them to any surface.

Paper plate bird craft for kids

To make a robin we drew a pencil line on the paper plate. She filled the bottom with red tissue paper to make a red breast. She covered the rest of the paper plate with brown tissue paper, all staying in place with Glu Dots.

Paper plate bird craft for kids

When she had finished she added a googly eye to finish off her bird.

paper plate robin craft

She made another bird using feathers, we’re not really sure what type of bird this one is!

paper plate bird craft for kids

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7 Comments

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    Thatgirlsue
    April 19, 2017 at 8:42 am

    I’m gonna have to try this with my fellas niece and nephew they’d love it! So creative

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    Baby Isabella
    April 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Love the paper birds I might try and make a peacock. A great idea to do with small ones x

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    MELANIE EDJOURIAN
    April 19, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    What a lovely idea I love the feather one that is really cute. I must try this myself with my little ones.

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    Rachel
    April 20, 2017 at 9:18 am

    This looks like such a great idea and they are so good at crafting your little people x

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    Tamsin
    April 20, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Love this! My son loves making things so we’ll give it a whirl.

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    matt
    April 25, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    Hi Jenny,

    Thanks for a great idea. It’s one of those rainy day ones when the kids are getting restless after being cooped up for too long. Am guessing you can do this for lots of different animals too depending on the materials you have to hand, some paint and pipe cleaners will make some nice ladybirds for example.

    Great post, great idea and great pics too! Thanks

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