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Paper Plate Birds in a Nest Craft for Kids

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What you will need:

Small lunch-size paper plates

Dinner-size paper plates for the nest

Paint

Glue gun or stapler

Feathers

Eyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to make the bird craft:

1. Fold a small paper plate in half and cut it in half.

2. To make the head roll one half of the plate into a cone shape overlapping the sides about 1/3 of the plate. Glue the cut side closed.

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3. To make the body roll the other half of the paper plate into a cone shape overlapping the side only about one inch at the edge. Glue the cone closed on the cut edge. Fold the tip of the cone down about 1/2" and glue the head to the folded tip.

4. Cut wings and feet from another paper plate and glue them to the body as shown in the picture.

5. Paint the paper plate birds and glue on eyes. To finish glue feathers to the top of the heads.

6. To make the nest fold a large paper plate in half and cut it in half. Glue the plates together to form the nest shape. Cut the front part of the nest a little lower than the back, and then paint the nest.

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Learning Activities for this Craft

Are you My Mother Activity Sheet

1. Watch "Are You my Mother" by P.C. Eastman on YouTube Video or read the book.

2. Act out "Are You my Mother" using the paper plate bird craft above. Make a larger bird for the mother bird using dinner-sized plates. Pretend the little bird falls out of the nest and travels around your house looking for its mother.

3. Do you know the Names of These Mother's Babies? - Go to Enchanted Learning and look at the list of animals and the names of their babies. Ask your child if he or she knows the names of the babies. (A Printout for this activity is available to members.)

4. Read "The Best Nest " by P.D. Eastman or Watch It on YouTube.

5. Help Bird's Build Their Nests - Help your child collect things birds might use to build their nests such as yarn, dog hair from a dog brush, feathers, lint from the dryer, stuffing from an old pillow, and string. Make a list of all the items and place them in a container that you can place outside near a bird feeder in the spring when birds begin to build their nests.

Keep watch on the container to see if any birds are interested in the items. Check it every few days against the list you made to see if anything has been used by the birds.

 

 

Bird Puppet Craft

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What you will need:

Paint stir sticks (You can usually get these free from paint stores) or large craft sticks

Construction paper

Low temp glue or paper glue

Vrayons or markers

 

How to make:

1. Make a copy of the Bird Pattern. Cut out the bird and use it as a pattern to trace onto different colors of construction paper. Cut two birds per child. If you are using paint sticks enlarge the patterns to double their size. If you are using the large craft sticks, use the patterns as they are. (Printing Problems?)

2. Glue the birds back to back onto the craft sticks or paint stir sticks with hot melt glue or rubber cement. Do not glue the wings together. Fold the wings down to the side of the bird so that it looks like it is flying.

3. Draw a face on and color the bird.

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Bird on a Fence Activity Sheet

Bird Bible Craft for Sunday School

What you will need:

Paper

Craft sticks

Craft foam flower shapes or silk flowers. (You can buy silk flowers at secondhand store. Just pull off all the flowers and discard the rest.

 

How to make:

1. Print out the Pattern and make copies. Color the picture and then glue on craft sticks over the fence pattern and then glue on fun foam flower shapes or silk flowers. Make up a saying or use a popular verse to write at the top of the picture. (Printing Problems?)

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Blue Footed Booby Crafts

Blue Footed Booby Cup Marionette Craft

 

 

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What you will need:

20 oz. Foam Cups

String or Heavy Duty Thread

Blue and Brown Acrylic Paint

Low Temperature Glue Gun

White, or Brown and Blue Card Stock (Heavy Paper)

10 mm Wiggle Eyes

Notched Craft Stick

Tape

Hole Punch

 

How to Make the Blue Footed Booby Marionette:

2. Study pictures of the blue footed booby and t

1. Print out the pattern onto card stock (heavy paper). Cut out the patterns and use them as templates to cut the shapes from card stock or colored the paper. (A Printable Pattern is available to members.) (Printing Problems?)

hen paint your cup and patterns to match the pictures.

3. To make the beak cut on the solid lines and glue it into a cone shape. Fold in all the tabs. Glue the beak to the cup by the tabs.

4. To make the feet fold the rectangle shape in half and glue the top of the two feet to each side of the folded rectangle piece. Punch holes in both sides with a hole punch. Fold the feet at the top to about a 45 degree angle.

3. Punch a small hole in the middle of the bottom of the paper cup. Cut a piece of yarn or string about two feet long. Poke one end of the string through the hole to the inside of the cup. Put your hand inside the cup and pull the string down through the cup.

4. Tie a big knot about six inches from the end of the string. Pull up on the string from the outside of the cup to bring the knot up against the bottom of the cup, make sure it won't come out. If you can't tie a big enough knot you can tie something to the string like a button or piece of cardboard.

5. Tie the end of the string to the feet placing the string through both holes, tying it in the middle.

7. Tie the other end of the string to the middle of a craft stick about six inches from the bottom of the cup.

6. Glue on the wings and eyes.

7. Tie string to both ends of the craft stick and then tape the string to the wings and feet.

8. Move the ends of the craft stick up and down to move the feet.

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Dancing Blue Footed Booby Paper Craft for Kids

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Blue-footed boobies dance around showing off their brightly colored feet hoping to attack a mate. Read about these amazing birds and then have your children make their own dancing boobies!

 booby diagram

Check out the National Geographic Web site for more information about these birds.

The tail and feet of this blue-footed booby moves so children can make it look like it is dancing.

Attach the feet and tail to the rectangle shape using a brass brad. Then glue the retangle to the back of the booby body at the sides.

The Printable Pattern for this craft is availble to members.

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Books About the Blue Footed Booby


 

 

 

Bird Feeder Craft

What you will need:

6 3/4 oz. Pringle's Potato Chip Can with lid

7" plastic Chinet plate

9" plastic Chinet plate

2" bolt with nut

1" bolt with nut

Drill with matching drill bits

String for hanging

Acrylic paint, and stickers (optional)

 

How to Make the Pringle's Can Bird Feeder:

1. Paint the Pringle's can any color you would like and let dry. Decorate it with stickers.

2. Cut three or four small holes about 3/4" by 1/2" around the bottom edge of the can using a knife. These holes are where the birdseed comes out.

3. Drill two small holes in the top of the can just below the edge of the plastic lid on opposite sides. These will be used to hang the bird feeder.

4. Turn the can upside down and place the small plate on the center of the can. The plate should be upside down on the bottom of the can. Drill a hole through the plate and the bottom of the can. (The drill bit should match the size of your bolt.) Stick the 2-inch bolt through the hole in the paper plate and the hole in the bottom of the can. Screw on the nut from the inside of the can. You may have to find someone with small hands to do this for you.

Sunday School Sunflower Bird Feeder Craft

5. Remove the lid from the can and place it upside down on the middle of the big paper plate. Drill a hole through the middle of the plastic lid and the plate. Stick the 1-inch bolt through the plate and then the lid and screw on the nut. Drill two holes on opposite sides off the lid in the plate.

6. Stick one end of a piece of string through one of the holes in the top of the Pringle's can, over and through the can to the other hole and through the hole. Place the lid with the plate on the can. Now bring both ends of the string up through the holes you punched in the plastic plate. Tie the string ends together at the top.

Sunday School bird feeder craft

7. To fill the bird feeder just pull off the lid and let it dangle to the side.

The sunflower bird feeder to the right was made using the same technique, except that a brown plastic bowl was used for the top and yellow fun foam petal shapes were glued to the bowl to make the flower head.

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Felted Blue Bird Craft

Sunday School Felted Blue Bird Craft

This cute little blue bird was made from wool roving (unspun wool) using a needle felting technique. Wool is wound into a teardrop and a ball shape and then poked repeatedly with a felting needle to condense the wool and sculpt it into the desired shape.

You can find directions for this craft and more on the Felting Crafts Page.

 

 

 

 

Red Bird or Cardinal Crafts

 

Red Bird Card and Paper Craft

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Remember the Red Bird
Written by Carolyn Warvel

When everything around me seems so very gray,
And I feel like I am lost and will never find the way,
When all my friends have left me, and hope has slipped away.
I will remember the red bird that brightens up the day.

It’s a gift from my father, his love on display.
He’s telling me he’s with me each and every day.
When I keep my eyes on the red bird, I know things will be okay.
It takes me to a better world not so far away.
©2007, Carolyn Warvel

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What you will need:

High-resolution printer paper, matching card stock, red printer paper, orange paper, scissors, and paper glue.

 

How to make:

1. Print out the poem onto high-resolution printer paper, cut it out and glue it to a folded piece of card stock with paper glue. (Card Pattern or Picture Patterns. (Printing Problems?)Cut the card stock so all the sides are even. This pattern is available to members only. Please email me if you would like the pattern.

2. To make the paper red bird print out the Red Bird Pattern onto red paper and cut it out. (Printing Problems?)

3. Cut a beak shape from orange paper.

4. To assemble fold the body and head patterns in half. Fold the belly patterns in half and glue them to the inside of the blue bird and the robin bodies. Do not glue the bodies closed. Glue the beaks to the inside of the folded heads and glue the heads onto the bodies. You can glue the heads closed. Glue the wings onto the bodies. Place the bird inside the card with a personal note.

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Cardinal or Bird Paper Plate Craft for Children

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What you will need:

Two regular-sized and one snack-sized paper plate

Acrylic paint

Glue

Scissors

 

How to Make the Cardinal Paper Plate Craft:

1. Turn the large paper plate over and fold down one edge towards you to make the wing. Cut a slit at one end of the fold so that the end of the wing stands out slightly.

2. To make the head roll the snack-sized plate into a cone shape overlapping the edges slightly. Glue the edges together. Pinch the sides of the open part of the cone together to form the cardinal's crest. Glue the sides together. Glue the head to the body.

3. Cut the tail and feet from another paper plate and glue to the back of the body.

4. To finish paint the cardinal with acrylic paint.

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Ribbon and Bell Cardinal

Sunday School Red Ribbon Bird Craft

What you will need:

5/8" polyester ribbon

Scissors

Glue

Bright orange card stock

3/4" jingle bell

Black Sharpie marker

Wire

 

How to make:

Pic1 Red Ribbon Bird

1. Cut a piece of ribbon ten inches long and fold it in half. Fold in the folded end of the ribbon to make a triangle shape at the end as shown in the diagram.

 

 

 

 

pic2 Red Ribbon Bird

2. Make a loop at the same end like you are going to make a knot at the end, tucking the folded end into the loop. As shown in the picture to the right.

 

 

 

 pic 3 Red Ribbon Bird

3. Press the knot flat and place a little glue inside to keep it together. This is the bird's head. Cut a small triangle shaped beak from orange card stock and inserting the beak through the back of the head and pushing it all the way through to the hole in the front as shown in the picture above.

 

 

pic4 Red Ribbon Bird

 

pic5 Red Ribbon Bird4. Cut another piece of ribbon about six inches long and tie it to the head piece right below the head as shown in the pictures to the left. Cut the ends of the wings so they are curved as shown in the picture.

 

pic6 Red Ribbon bird

5. Scrunch up the back of the bird (tail) so that you can insert it through the top of the bell. Pull the tail all the way through so that the wings and head meet the top of the bell as shown in the picture to the right. Cut the tail feathers in a V-shape as shown in the picture. Attach a wire to the bell to hang up the bird.

 

6. Use a black Sharpie marker to draw in the eyes and black around the beak.

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Bird Picture with Real Leaves

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What you will need: Heavy Paper, crayons and markers, glue, dried leaves, straw or dry grass, pipe cleaner, and Exacto knife.

How to make:

1. Print out the Pattern onto heavy paper. (Printing Problems?)

2. Collect leaves and press them in a heavy book between sheets of waxed paper. Collect some dried grass or straw. The leaves used in the picture were Green Collage Flowers petals cut into leaf shapes from Lakeshore Learning Store.

3. Color the picture and then glue on dried leaves on the branches and grass on the nest.

4. Cut a hole on each side of the mama bird's beak. Cut a piece of brown pipe cleaner about 2 to 3 inches long and stick in through the hole to make it look like the bird is holding a worm.

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Duck Crafts

Lucky Duck Paper Plate Craft

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What you will need:

Four dinner-sized paper plates for each duck (heavy duty is best, but the cheap ones will work),

One snack size paper plate

Orange, yellow or white paint

Hot melt glue gun or stapler

School glue

Card stock

Scissors

Black markers

 

How to Make the Duck Paper Plate Craft:

1. Print out the Pattern for the Feet, Wings and Bill (Printing Problems?) and cut them out. Place the feet pattern on a paper plate so that the web part of the feet is on the outer edge of the paper plate. Trace the feet pattern twice and then cut the feet out. Place the wing pattern on a paper plate so that the scalloped edge is at the edge of the plate. Trace the pattern. Turn the pattern over and place it at the edge of the paper plate again, trace it, and then cut the wings out. Place the bill pattern on the paper plate so that the part connected to the head is at the edge of the paper plate. Trace the pattern and then trace it again. Cut out the bill.

2. Place a dinner size paper plate, right side up, on the table. Decide where you want the wings and feet. Staple or glue them to the top of the paper plate. (See picture.) Place another dinner-sized paper plate upside down on top of the right side up paper plate and glue or staple it on top of the plate with the feet and wings.

3. To make the head fold a snack size paper plate in half and glue it to the body of the duck as shown.

4. Paint the feet and bill orange. Paint the body and head yellow or white and let them dry.

5. Glue the bill to the head as shown in the picture.

6. Draw eyes on a piece of card stock, cut them out and glue them to the head.

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Duck Crafts and Activities Page

For more duck crafts go to the Duck Crafts and Activities Page.

Sunday School Duck Paper Plate Craft for kids from www.daniellesplace.comduck or goose activity sheet

 

 

Raven and Black Bird Crafts

 

Paper or Foam Raven Craft

Bird Craft - Elijah and the Raven Craft Kit - Free Bird Craft from www.daniellesplace.com

This raven can be made with construction paper, fun foam, or poster board.

What you will need:

Card stock

Crayons

Yellow paper (optional)

Tape

Scissors

Stapler

Googly eyes

 

 

 

 

Sitting Raven Holding a Sign Craft for Kids

How to Make the Raven Craft:

1. If you would like your children to color the patterns, print out the patterns onto white card stock making one for each student. (Printing Problems?)

Pattern with Words or Pattern without Words

If you would rather just have your children glue the craft together you can print out the Raven Body Parts onto white cards stock and use the patterns as templates to cut the shapes from black card stock. (Printing Problems?)

Print out the Beak and Leg Patterns onto yellow or orange cards stock. (Printing Problems?)

Print out the Note Paper Pattern that says, "God will Take Care of You!" onto any color of card stock. (Printing Problems?)

Sunday School God will take care of you raven craft for kids

2. In class have the children color the pattern pieces and then cut them out. Pre-cut the pieces you have pre-school children.

3. Tape or glue the body piece together to form a cone shape. Glue the wings on the back where the sides of the cone come together.

4. Tape the head to the top front of the cone. You can glue on wiggly eyes if you would like.

5. Tape the tail feather to the bottom back of the cone to the inside of the cone.

6. You can fan fold the legs folding the feet up at the end and then taping them to the body. Some children will not like the fan fold. They can cut the legs shorter and just tape them on or you can use pipe cleaners to form the legs and tape them on.

7. Tape the "God will take Care of You!" message to the underside of the bird's beak.

As you work ask your children how God takes care of them.

 

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson about Elijah and the Ravens Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.

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I used the raven craft with the note in his mouth to do a praise lesson. We colored and cut out a picture of a scarecrow (enlarged on a copy machine) and glued it to a cardboard paper towel roll (painted brown to resemble wood). Then after assembling the crow, we glued it on top of the paper towel roll (pole). The words on the note were changed to "We're crowing about God". Janet McKay

I used the sitting raven craft with my 2-3 yr old class. Our lesson was God told Adam to name all the animals. I used the Raven holding a sign "God told Adam to name all the animals". We put it on a short dowel rod. When our lesson was over the kids could remember what it was about. They would look at the raven and tell me that God told Adam to name all the animals in the air, water, and on land. We had a party after because it was end of our year. All these kids move into another class next week. I invited the ones that were going to move into this class in for the party. They didn't want anything but the ravens. So guess what we had to make them. They loved it. The smallest was 18 months old and he wouldn't give his up to no one. Still had it when Church was over outside. Thanks again for all the crafts and lessons on your site! Love it, Muyrl

 

Paper Plate Raven Craft

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This bird can be used to hold papers or candy.

What you will need:

Dinner-sized Paper Plates

Snack-sized Paper Plates

Yellow, Black, and White Construction Paper

Black Marker

Black Paint and paint brushes

Tacky Glue or Low Temperature glue gun

Black Feathers

 

How to Make the Paper Plate Raven Craft:

1. Before class cut the top one-third off of one large paper plate. Glue it to another large paper plate so that it forms a pocket.

2. Glue two small paper plates together, top to top, for the head. Glue the head to the large paper plates as shown.

3. Cut out some wings from another paper plate or black construction paper and glue them to the body.

Sunday School paper plate bird craft raven

4. In class have the children paint the body of the bird, cut out a beak and eyes, and glue them to the body.

5. They can also glue some feathers to the top of the head and make legs from black construction paper.
You can also punch a hole in the top and tie a piece of yarn in the hole so they can hang their birds.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson about Elijah and the ravens. Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.

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Jack and Jill Paper Bag Black Bird Puppets

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These puppets can also be used as raven puppets for the story of the ravens feeding Elijah. They would make a great craft to go along with the lesson.

What you will need:

Black Kraft Lunch Bags

Yellow and Black Paper

Tape or Glue

Red Ribbon (Optional)

 

How to Make the Paper Bag Bird Puppets:

Royal Raven Paper Bag Puppet Craft from www.daniellesplace.com

1. Paint your bag black with acrylic paint and let it dry.

2. Print out the Body Patterns and cut them out. Cut the wings and hair from black construction paper. Cut the beak and legs from yellow construction paper. (Printing Problems?)

3. Glue the eyes and the beak onto the bottom of the bag as shown. Glue or tape the hair onto the back of the bag for the Jill puppet. Tie a piece of red ribbon into a bow and glue it onto the hair.

4. Glue or tape the wings onto the sides of the bags and glue the legs to the top of the bag as shown.

5. Use your puppets to act out the rhyme below.

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Two Little Blackbirds

Two little blackbirds
Sitting on a hill.
One named Jack;
One named Jill.
Fly away, Jack;
Fly away, Jill.
Come back, Jack;
Come back, Jill.

 

The Royal Raven Children's Book

The Royal Raven by Hans Wilhelm - Crawford the Crow wasn't happy with who he was. Deep in his heart he knew he was special, but he didn't look so special. He was just an ordinary raven. He wanted to stand out so he tried all kinds of things to improve his appearance. But it was no use, nothing seemed to work. He finally went to an old women with special powers and told her he would do anything if she would make him look different. Crawford thought it wasn't that great a deal when the old women said she would take some of his tail feathers in exchange for her changing his appearance, but he would soon find out that he would have to give up a lot more than that to be noticed. He became so unusual looking that a princess decided she had to have him. Crawford was so excited when she took him to live in the castle with her, but he caused such a ruckus in the castle he was banished to a cage in the garden where he was hardly ever seen. Even when someone did come to see him and praise him for his beauty, he wasn't happy. When he finally realized that great beauty and fame wasn't worth the cost and that he was happier with his friends as an ordinary bird, he plucked out all his feathers so the princess would let him go.

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Bird Feeding Elijah Picture

Bird Feeding Elijah Bible Craft for Sunday School

What you will need: Paper, pencil, and crayons, food such as birdseed or dry cereal.

How to make:

1.Draw a picture of a bird getting ready to eat from a hand filled wit birdseed or use the pattern. (This Pattern is available to members only.)

2. Color the picture and then either draw food in the raven's beak and the hand or glue cereal, popcorn, sunflower seeds, etc. onto the hand.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson about Elijah and the Ravens. Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.


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Bird Writing or Drawing Paper

bird  Bible Craft for Sunday School

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson about Elijah and the Ravens. Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.

This printout comes with a Bible verse or without. You can also use it as a writing prompt. Title the paper "If I Were a Bird" and have your children write a paragraph about what it would be like to be a bird.


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Raven Cookies

Sunday School raven cookies recipes

What you will need:

1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup milk
4 cups sugar
2 sticks of butter (1 cup)
1 cup of peanut butter (optional)
6 cups of old fashioned oatmeal

Nilla Chocolate Wafers
Candy corn
3D’s Doritos
Blue or green icing in a
tube with a decorating
tip with a small hole

Raven bird face cookie recipe

Make the Dough for the Raven’s Body:

1. Mix cocoa, sugar, and milk stirring well in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the margarine. Bring to a boil. Boil 2 to 3 minutes until the mixture reaches the soft ball stage. (Drop a small amount of the hot mixture into a cold cup of water. If the mixture sticks together slightly when you push it together with your fingers, it is in a soft ball stage.) Do not over cook because they will be too dry and fall apart.
2. Remove from heat and add the peanut butter and oats. Scoop onto waxed paper that has been placed on a cookie sheet.

How to make the Ravens:

Raven's head - Add candy corn or 3D’s Doritos for a beak. Use icing to make the eyes.

Raven with Wings - Cut one Chocolate Wafer in half to make two wings. Push wafer halves into the sides of the raven’s body. Cut another wafer into a triangular shape for the tail feathers. Push into the top of the raven’s body. Push a Candy Corn or a 3D’s Doritos into the lower half of the body for a beak. Add eyes with icing.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson about Elijah and the Ravens Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.

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Flamingo Crafts

 

Pink Flamingo

Sunday School flamingo Bible craft

What you will need:

3 1/2" Styrofoam egg shape

1 1/2" pink pompom

pink pipe cleaners

Googly Eyes

White Craft Fun Foam

Pink Craft Fun Foam

Pink Bendable Straws

Pink Feathers

Pink Paint

Black Permanent Ink Marker,

Glue

 

How to Make the Flamingo Craft:

1. Paint the Styrofoam egg shape pink and let it dry.

2. Wrap three pipe cleaners around each other to make the neck. Glue a pink pompom onto one end of the pipe cleaners for the head. Cut a beak shape from white fun foam and color the end black with a permanent ink marker. Glue the beak onto the pompom. Glue on wiggly eyes. Stick the other end of the pipe cleaner neck into the egg shape body at the wider end of the egg.

3. To make the legs, stick a pipe cleaner inside a pink straw. Make two. Cut to the length you would like the legs, but leave some of the pipe cleaner sticking out of the straw at the feet end. Stick the legs into the egg shape as shown. (Use hot melt glue to secure the legs so they don't fall out.)

4. Cut webbed feet shapes from pink fun foam. Cut two for each foot. Stick the pipe cleaner that is sticking out from the straw through one layer of the webbed foot shape and bend it so it is laying flat against the foot. Glue another webbed foot shape over the end of the pipe cleaner and to the back of the webbed feet.

5. Glue pink feathers to the egg shaped body to finish.

6. Have fun posing the flamingo by bending his neck and feet. See if you can balance him so he can stand on his own.

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Comments about this Craft:

I just wanted to give some helpful tips for the craft. I am in a hurry – always. I only have about 6 – 10 minutes designated for craft so I have to do much of the craft prep myself and just leave the assembly for the kids. I bought a huge square of florist foam and one package of florist wire (the wire was pre-cut into lengths). I inserted the wire into each egg shape and stuck it down in the foam square (so that all the eggs were sticking up out of the foam square on the wire lengths – it was like having 20 pairs of extra hands.) This way when I spray painted the eggs pink I didn’t have to touch them. After they dried I sprayed on spray adhesive and put on the feathers while they were still on the wire. It worked great for the all the “spraying” parts.

Also, I wasn’t sure about making the beak out of white foam so I bought what my craft store called bump chenille pipe cleaners in white and cut them apart at each “bump”. If you fold them in half and glue the thick end to the face of the bird, it is a pretty realistic beak shape – the thin end becomes the beak and is even open like a beak would be. I will have the kids color them black and assemble the rest of the bird during class. I am looking forward to teaching this lesson this week. I just thought I’d share these assembly tricks with you. Jennifer

 

Sunday School Homeschool Letter F Bible Verse Printing Worksheet for kids

F is for Flamingo - This worksheet goes with the ABC series of lessons in which children learn godly concepts and study animals at the same time. They are great for Christian preschools and home school children. They are designed for preschool through third grade. Children can print the letters, trace them, write them in cursive, write the complete Bible verse in cursive or print it, or write the word.

These lessons also include other learning activities to go along with the theme including math, spelling, writing, science, and review games. Pattern and lesson available to members only.


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Hen Crafts and Activities

 

Hen and Chick Color Sheet and Activity Sheet

Sunday School Homeschool hen and chick color sheet chicken for kids

This Color Sheet is available to members only. Children color the picture. You can also bring in small feathers for them to glue to the hen.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson "Under his Wings". Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.

How to Print or Copy these Instructions.


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"He Covers Us with His Feathers" Color and Craft Sheet

Sunday School hen and chicks Bible color sheet and activity sheet

The hen's wing is attached with a paper fastener so that the wing can be moved up and down to cover the hen's chicks. This Color Sheet is available to members only.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson "Under his Wings". Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.


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"Covered with Feathers" Color and Craft Sheet

Sunday School hen wing feathers chick color sheet and activity sheet

Print out the Pattern onto heavy paper and make copies. In class have your children color the picture and then glue feathers. This color sheet is available to members only.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson "Under his Wings". Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.

 

 

 

H is for Hen Alphabet Worksheet

sunday School Homeschool H is for Hen Alphabet bible Worksheet for kids

This worksheet goes with the ABC series of lessons in which children learn godly concepts and study animals at the same time. They are great for Christian preschools and home school children. They are designed for preschool through third grade. Children can print the letters, trace them, write them in cursive, write the complete Bible verse in cursive or print it, or write the word. These lessons also include other learning activities to go along with the theme including math, spelling, writing, science, and review games. For a free sample lesson click here. "Under His Wings" Sample Lesson.

 

 

 

 

 

Hen and Chick Craft

Sunday school Hen and chick Bible  craft for kidsHen and chick Bible Craft for Sunday School from www.daniellesplace.com

"He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge." Psalm 91:4a. A Pattern and directions are available on The Resource Room. The Resource Room is a members only site.

The craft was designed to go along with a Bible lesson "Under his Wings".

Click here for a Free Sample Lesson.


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Whooping Crane Crafts

 

Whooping Crane Puppet with Flapping Wing Craft

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Sunday School whooping crane bird puppet craft

Move the paint stick up and down and the Whooping Crane flaps his wings. All you need for this craft is: Card stock, crayons, tape, glue, scissors, and paint sticks. A Pattern and Directions for this craft are available to members only.

 

 

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Owl Crafts

 

Pinecone Great Horned Owl Craft

Sunday School pinecone owl craft

What you will need:

Pinecones (If possible use pinecones that are twisted at the bottom so that the bottom of the pinecone is showing from one side.)

Small brown feathers

Yellow construction paper

sunflower seed kernel

Glue

(See the Owl Crafts and Learning Activities Page for directions and patterns.)


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Great Horned Owl Craft Made with Real Feathers

Sunday School owl craft made with real feathers

What you will need:

brown feathers, yellow construction paper, black magic marker, inside of a sunflower seed, glue, and brown construction paper.

(See the Owl Crafts and Learning Activities Page for directions and patterns.)


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Horned Owl Decoration or Change Purse

Sunday School owl-craft bible craft and Activity

sunday School Owl Craft These charming little owls can be used for many different purposes. Stuff them and make them plump for a children's toy, hang them on your Christmas tree, string them together to make Christmas garland. Add a zipper and use them as change purses or gift holders.

 

(See the Owl Crafts and Learning Activities Page for directions and patterns.)

 

 

Paper Bag Owl

Sunday School Owl paper Bag Craft for kids

What you will need:

Brown paper lunch bag

Brown construction paper

Black marker

Yellow card stock or construction paper

Glue

Newspaper ripped in quarters


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Quail Crafts

 

Quail Paper Crafts for Kids

Quail Circle Craft for Kids from www.daniellesplace.com

What you will need:

Card stock (heavy paper) or patterned paper

Scissors

Feathers

Glue or tape

 

How to Make the Quail Craft:

1. Print out the pattern onto card stock or patterned paper. (A printable pattern for this craft is available to members.)

2. Cut out the patterns and fold them in half.

3. Glue the feather plume, feather, and feet inside the folded pattern.

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Quail Paper Plate Craft

Covey of Quail Paper Craft  from www.daniellesplace.com

What you will need:

Card Stock (Heavy Paper)

Colored Pencils

Scissors

Glue or Tape

 

 

 

 

How to Make the Quail Craft:

1. Print out the patterns onto card stock and cut them out. (Printable Patterns are available to members.)

2. Fold the quail patterns in half and color them.

3. Fold the legs in half and the feet up. Glue the legs to the inside of the quail pattern, one on each side of the quail so that when you stand up the quail it is resting on feet and tail. (See picture.)

4. Glue the feather plume to the head and then glue the head closed. Leave the rest of the pattern open.

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Walking Quail Paper Plate Quail Craft

Quail paper plate craft

What you will need: Card Stock (Heavy Paper), small paper plate, feather, colored pencils, scissors, brass fasteners, and glue or tape.

How to Make the Quail Craft:

1. Print out the pattern onto card stock and cut out the body parts. (A printable Pattern is available to members.)

2. Fold the small paper plate in half.

3. Punch holes in the wing patterns and attach them to the paper plate with the brass fasteners. Punch a hole in the leg pattern and place it on the brass fastener that attaches one of the wings.

4. Glue the feather plume to one of the head patterns and then glue the head patterns onto the paper plate as shown in the picture. Glue one to the front and one to the back matching them up.

5. Glue a feather to the paper plate for the quail's tail.

6. Glue the edges of the paper plate together at the neck and tail, but leave the rest open so that the legs can move freely.

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Paper Plate Quail

(A pattern for this craft is available to members only.)

sunday School Paper Plate Quail Bible Craft

This craft goes with the lesson Manna Again! - The story of the Israelites in the Wilderness. The lesson includes crafts, activities, memory verse review games, coloring sheets, and much more.


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Paper Bag Quail Puppet

Quail Paper Bag Puppet from www.daniellesplace.com

This craft goes with the lesson Manna Again! - The story of the Israelites in the Wilderness.

The lesson includes crafts, activities, memory verse review games, and much more.

(A pattern for this craft is available to members only.)


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Letter Q - Quail Writing Worksheet

Sunday School Letter Q Bible Verse Printing worksheet for kids

This worksheet goes with the ABC series of lessons in which children learn godly concepts and study animals at the same time. They are great for Christian preschools and home school children. They are designed for preschool through third grade.

Children can print the letters, trace them, write them in cursive, write the complete Bible verse in cursive or print it, or write the word. These lessons also include other learning activities to go along with the theme including math, spelling, writing, science, and review games.

Lessons and Worksheets are available to members only.

 

 

 

Turkey Crafts

Turkey Crafts for Kids

Sunday School Paper Plate Turkey Craft for Kids

See the Thanksgiving Crafts Page for turkey crafts and activities

 

 

 


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