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Magazine Bird

Pre-school - Grade 2

TIME REQUIRED:

20-30 minutes

OBJECTIVES:

fine motor skills development

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • 1 large piece of posterboard (per bird)
  • orange craft paper
  • assorted magazines
  • craft gue
  • scissors

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cut a large bird shape from the posterborad.
  2. Have the children cut strips from magazines to use as feathers.
  3. Have the kids start gluing at the tail, layering the feathers toward the head (see diagram). Remember to leave room for the bill.
  4. After the head is completed, make the eye by gluing a small dark cricle inside a slightly larger circle. Glue in place.
  5. Cut out pieces of orange coloured paper to make the bill and feet. Glue in place

Source: Ruth Eastwood, From After School Crafts by Barbara L Dondiego

farm/activities/magazine_bird.txt · Last modified: 2020-05-09 15:02 (external edit)