Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Sweetheart Songbirds Valentine’s Day Craft

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This Valentine’s Day try something different with your little princess. Get out some scissors and construction paper and get ready to make some homemade cards. Here is what you will need and the instruction on how to make these beautiful cards.
Things you will need:
-Scrapbook paper
-Glue stick or glue dots
-Jeweler's wire or thin craft wire( make sure you can bend the wire)
-Googly eyes
-Colored pencils and/or glitter glue (optional)
How to make it:
-Draw and cut out heart shapes on scrapbook paper ( what ever size you want them to be).
-Then cut the wings and tail feather hearts out of complimentary shades of the same color (or from different colors).
-Cut out a small beak out of red or pink paper, make sure the beak is also a heart shape.
-For the feet get three jeweler wire and twist them all together.
Step 2a
-Then bend the twisted wires into a V-shape. This will give the birds feet, separate the three wire to make it look like little toes.
Step 2b
-Glue the head and the feet to the big wings heart shape they you cut out.
Sweetheart Songbirds
-Then Glue the body heart on top of the wings heart, this will cover the top of the feet wire so that you wont see it from behind. Then glue the beak and the eyes to the top of the head.
Sweetheart Songbirds
-Turn the bird around face down and glue the tail piece to the back of the bird. You are almost done give your kids crayons or colored pencils and let them decorate the songbirds. This is the part they were waiting for. Remember have fun! Link
Sweetheart Songbirds
Ages: 5 to 9 years old

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