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Mama Bird and Babies

With Springtime comes new life. Mama bird’s chicks have hatched and it’s time to feed her young. Have the kids make this fun and easy craft today!


Plastic mesh vegetable bag
Lightweight cardboard
Poster paint
Chenille sticks


Form a plastic mesh vegetable bag into the shape of a bird\\'s nest as shown. Fasten the ends together by twisting a small piece of chenille stick around them.

Cut a Mother Bird and a row of baby birds from lightweight cardboard. Paint them and let dry.

Punch a hole at the bottom of Mother Bird and attach her to the mesh bag with a piece of chenille stick.

Glue a piece of chenille stick along the back the baby birds with the ends extending. Twist the ends into the mesh bag to hold the baby birds in the nest.

This craft was designed by Ann DeLong and is reprinted courtesy of FamilyCorner.com.

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Bird Crafts For Kids, Cut and Paste Crafts, Early Elementary Craft

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