Jelly Bean Birdie Favor

By  Pattie Donham Wilkinson  for  iLoveToCreate, a Duncan Enterprises Co.

size: 6" square

  • Jelly Bean Birdie Favor


  • Vellum, 3-1/2"x6"
  • Ribbon: dark pink, lt. pink
  • Construction paper: red, yellow
  • Jelly beans
  • Wiggle eyes, two


  • Tulip 3-D Fashion Paint: Black Slick
  • Hole punch
  • Aleene's Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • 1. For bird's body, position vellum sheet on work surface. Fold both sides towards center, overlapping edges 1/2". Glue edges together. Let dry. Glue bottom edges together; let dry.
  • 2. Fill body with shredded paper and jelly beans. Glue top edges together; let dry.
  • 3. Use hole punch to punch holes on end of body.
  • 4. For tail, measure and cut 12" ribbon lengths. Thread ribbon lengths through holes on end of body; knot ends around holes.
  • 5. For beak, measure and cut 4" yellow paper square. Cut square diagonally in half, creating two triangles. Glue triangle on each side of body, lining up edges.
  • 6. For wings, measure and cut two 5" red paper hearts.
  • 7. Use Black Slick to write "You Are Tweet" on each wing. Let dry. Glue wings on either side of body.
  • 8. Glue wiggle eyes above beak. Let dry.