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Shape Bird - Educational Craft

Birds come in all shapes and sizes. And some birds come in just SHAPES! :) Here is a fun and educational bird craft you can do with your little ones.

Supplies: Craft Foam or Construction Paper in yellow and the color you want your bird to be.ScissorsGlue1" Googly Eye
Make it!
Step 1. Using the craft foam you choose for your bird, cut out a square about 3" big, a small semi-circle, and a small crescent shape.
Step 2. Cut out 3 small triangles from the yellow craft foam.

Step 3. Help your child name all the shapes, including the eye (circle). Tell them you're going to create an animal with the shapes. 
Step 4. As you show your child where to glue each shape (as shown below), have them try to guess what animal they are crafting. Add the Googly eye. Let it dry and you're done!

I love using my kids' art and crafts to decorate their rooms! And right now there is an AMAZING sale going on for a very cute way to let your kids be creative and create some art that would look so cute…
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originally published 10-14-2011
I found this idea on this blog: Mrs.Schmelzer's First Grade I thought it was so cute. We just had to give it a try!
We ripped up black, orange, & white construction paper and glued them on the paper candy corn.  Then we took strips of black paper and folded them accordion-style. We glued them on, and glued on hands and feet. Then we added some googly eyes and a nose & mouth!
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