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Colorful Spring Bird Kids' Artwork

Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - use pens to add more detail to the grass
Although adults may enjoy making this fun project, it is tailored to children. Using crepe paper, chalk, and felt tip pens they can create one or more of these bright bits of art. This is a page about making a colorful spring bird kids' artwork.
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Here is a cute craft for the kids, just in time for the spring season! Use crepe paper, colored chalk, and felt-tip pens to create a colorful artwork. This project can also be done with a group of children in an art class.

Total Time: 20 minutes, drying time excluded

Yield: one artwork

Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - closeup of the artwork with more detail added to the bird's body

Supplies:

  • printout of the provided artwork - click here to download
  • orange and purple-blue thick crepe paper (use the non-bleeding type)
  • one teaspoon of sugar dissolved in a bit of water
  • quick-drying craft glue (such as Bostik Clear)
  • green, red, purple, pink, and yellow colored chalk
  • red, purple, neon pink, yellow, neon green, green, and ultramarine felt-tip pens
  • Giotto décor opaque metal pens: blue and gold
  • standard scissors
Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - bird drawing

Steps:

  1. Cut small pieces from the orange crepe paper and glue them to the bird. Continue adding pieces of orange crepe paper until the bird - except the beak, feet, wing, and tail feathers - has been covered.
  2. Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - cut and cover the body with pieces of orange crepe paper
  3. Use pieces of purple-blue crepe paper to cover the wing and tail feathers.
  4. Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - use bits of blue purple paper to cover the wing and tail feathers
  5. Dip a green colored chalk into the sugar water and use zig zag patterns to add grass all around the bird. The sugar water will prevent the chalk from smudging.
  6. Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - dip green chalk into the sugar water and add grass to the background
  7. Use red, purple, pink and yellow colored chalk to draw flowers. Dip each piece of chalk into the sugar water before drawing.
  8. Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - use other colors of chalk to draw flowers, also dipping into the sugar water
  9. Use the red, purple, neon pink and yellow felt-tip pens to add detail to the flowers. Then, color the bird's beak and feet with the yellow felt-tip pen.
  10. Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - use felt pens to add details to the flowers and to color the beak and feet
  11. Use the neon green, green and ultramarine felt-tip pens to add more detail to the grass.
  12. Colorful Spring Bird Kids Artwork - use pens to add more detail to the grass
  13. Use the Giotto décor gold opaque metal pen to add detail to the wing and tail feathers. Finish it off by using the blue metal pen to add detail to the bird's body.
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