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Pretty Cardboard Birds

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  • Step 1For the feathered bird, Paint the entire bird light pink (excluding its beak). Paint the beak yellow. Allow to dry.
  • Step 2Find the smallest feathers in the packet of spotted feathers. Cover the body and tail of the bird with feathers. Attach with glue.
  • Step 3Glue a wiggle eye to the bird’s face as a final touch.
  • Step 4For a spotted bird, paint the head of the bird red and the tail and beak pink. Allow to dry.
  • Step 5Find approximately thirty pieces of confetti in a combination of warm colours (maroon, red, pink, yellow and orange). Use these to decorate the body of the bird. Attach with glue.
  • Step 6Cover the body with a coat of glitter paint. This will help to hold down the confetti pieces and add a touch of sparkle.
  • Step 7Paint a coat of PVA glue over the tail and beak and cover them in pink glitter. Allow to dry.
  • Step 8Glue a wiggle eye to the bird’s face as a final touch.

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue
Optional
Product Code: 10364 250ml
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
36 or more $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST)          
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Round Paint Brushes - Assorted
Optional
Product Code: 10708 Pack of 30
EACH $27.49 (inc GST) $24.99 (ex GST)
2 or more $21.99 (inc GST) $19.99 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 10814 Tub of 560
EACH $14.29 (inc GST) $12.99 (ex GST)
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Cardboard Birds - White
Optional
Product Code: 14417 Pack of 20
EACH $9.89 (inc GST) $8.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Junior Artist Paint - 500ml
Optional
Product Code: 15800 Set of 11 colours
EACH $86.88 (inc GST) $78.98 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Glitter Shakers - 9g
Optional
Product Code: 17914 Set of 7 colours
EACH $6.93 (inc GST) $6.30 (ex GST)
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