Pop Up Flock of Birds
Pop Ups are always fun to make and enjoy afterwards. This flock of birds will set the tone for a cheery day in the classroom or at home.
White School Glue or Tacky Glue
9 x 12 Tag Board
Phlox Collage Material
Black Chenille Stems
Step 1: Accordion fold a 9x12" sheet of bright tag (seven folds, eight spaces). With scissors, cut a slot on every other fold. Fold paper to one side at 90° angles.
Step 2: Unfold paper and push out paper to form four beaks.
Step 3: Use markers to outline beaks and color bird bodies and heads. (To make perfect 1¾" circles you can use a template.)
Step 4: Glue Roylco Plox to the bodies and heads in coordinating colors.
Step 5: Bend a chenille stem into 3/4" segments, pinch together and wrap stem around to create a foot, repeat on the other end.
Step 6: Glue on eyes. Poke holes through the paper and insert feathers and feet for each bird, tape the back to keep them secure.
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