Jelly Bean Birdie Favor

Materials

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

Tools

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

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Directions

STEP 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.

STEP 2

  • Fill body with shredded paper and jelly beans. Glue top edges together; let dry.

STEP 3

  • Use hole punch to punch holes on end of body.

STEP 4

  • For tail, measure and cut 12" ribbon lengths. Thread ribbon lengths through holes on end of body; knot ends around holes.

STEP 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.

STEP 6

  • For wings, measure and cut two 5" red paper hearts.

STEP 7

  • Use Black Slick to write "You Are Tweet" on each wing. Let dry. Glue wings on either side of body.

STEP 8

  • Glue wiggle eyes above beak. Let dry.
by Pattie Donham Wilkinson for iLoveToCreate, a Duncan Enterprises Co.
Jelly Bean Birdie Favor
Jelly Bean Birdie Favor