Polly The Parrot

Materials

  • Recycled oatmeal canister, 6”
  • Fibre-Craft Creative Hands Craft Foam: Red, Royal Blue, Yellow
  • Dow STYROFOAM: two 2” balls
  • Feathers: red, blue, yellow
  • Wiggle eyes, two
  • Aleene’s Fun Craft Foam Glue

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Black marker
  • Plastic knife
  • Rubber band
  • Tape

Directions

STEP 1

  • Use plastic knife to cut small piece from plastic-foam balls (eyes). Glue eyes together on flat sections. Use rubber band to hold in place until dry. When dry, cut small hole in eyes.

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut red craft foam rectangle to cover oatmeal canister (body). Glue rectangle on body.

STEP 3

  • Print and cut out pattern. Glue wings on body, layering from bottom to top. Glue inside beak on outside beak. Glue beak on body.

STEP 4

  • Glue wiggle eyes in holes on eyes. Glue eyes on top of body.

STEP 5

  • Use black marker to draw nostrils on beak.

STEP 6

  • Glue or tape feather tips along top of body.
by Beth Watson

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2604/126f44db-cdda-4705-a79d-daa7ee3450e7.pdf



Polly The Parrot
Polly The Parrot