Craft making can be intimidating for some people. Those who do not feel like they are very creative or who feel limited in what kinds of crafts they can do because of their financial situation, tend to shy away from being creative and making something new. Fortunately, it takes nothing more than a little creativity and some paper to make a craft with your kids that both you and they can enjoy and even learn a little from. Here are just a few examples of great bird crafts that are made out of nothing more than paper and a few other basic materials that you may already have at home.
Paper bag bird puppets
You have probably made your fair share of puppets out of paper bags in your lifetime. This is probably because with a simple brown paper lunch sack, you can make a puppet of just about anything. Due to the fact that you have probably made enough to paper sack puppets to be of the opinion that if you know how to make one you know how to make them all, here is a variation to the traditional paper bag puppet craft that you may want to try your hand at. Making paper bag raven puppets starts with painting the entire paper bag with black acrylic paint. Let the paint dry and then cut out the other parts of the bird from construction paper (Cut the wings and hair from black construction paper. Cut the beak and legs from yellow construction paper, etc.). Glue the eyes and the beak onto the bottom of the bag (which will actually be the face of the puppet). To make a girl raven, glue or tape construction paper hair onto the back of the bag, then tie a piece of red ribbon into a bow and glue it onto the hair.
Glue or tape the wings onto the sides of the bags and glue the legs to the top of the bag. Your paper bag bird is sure to impress as this craft idea takes paper bag puppetry up a notch.