This delightful bird kids craft makes use of vibrant and fun craft materials to create a cupcake liner craft that kids will love.
If you love baking, you probably have a collection of spare cupcake liners around the house. If you are like me you have several different colors and patterns on hand. Instead of making cupcakes, repurpose them with a fun cupcake liner craft like this one!
If you don’t have any on hand, you can usually find a good selection at Dollarama or Dollartree.
This is a fun kids craft to pair with books featuring birds, Try pairing this craft with one of these bird themed books for kids:
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle
Grumpy Bird by
Hooray for Birds! by Lucy Cousins
Flight School by Lita Judge
Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert
Cupcake Wrapper Birds Kids Craft
Paper Cupcake wrappers
Orange Construction Paper
Flatten your cupcake wrapper gently with your hand.
Fold the wrapper in half.
Cut out a half bird shape as shown, making sure to cut opposite the fold.
Open the cupcake wrapper and adjust the shape of the head as necessary. Do this by trimming the cupcake wrapper with scissors. I found my head was always an odd shape!
Cut a small triangle shape for a beak and attach it to the head of the bird with white glue.
Cut the ruffled edge off another cupcake wrapper and cut in half.
Use white glue to glue the ruffled edge in place by the tail to create a look of “feathers”.
Draw 2 eyes onto the bird with a marker.
Repeat for the desired number of birds.
Glue the birds to a large piece of construction paper with white glue.
You can add cotton ball clouds or some dashed lines to show the bird’s flight path.
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!