Add to GuideAsk a Question

Colorful Spring Bird Kids' Artwork

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 guide about making a colorful spring bird kids' artwork.
Ad

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

By 2 found this helpful
April 17, 2018

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

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

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. Use pieces of purple-blue crepe paper to cover the wing and tail feathers.
  3. 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.
  4. Use red, purple, pink and yellow colored chalk to draw flowers. Dip each piece of chalk into the sugar water before drawing.
  5. 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.
  6. Use the neon green, green and ultramarine felt-tip pens to add more detail to the grass.
  7. 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.
  8. Ad

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 2
Related Content
Categories
Crafts Crafts For KidsMarch 18, 2019
Guides
More
🐛
Pest Control
🌻
Gardening
🐰
Easter Ideas!
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/04/09 16:18:45 in 2 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!