Mini makes: Simple fluttery birds to make with your toddler

Easy step-by-step children's craft make

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  • Keep your toddler happy on rainy days by making these pretty paper birds. Now, let's get crafty...

  • Step 1

    Draw half a circle for a bird's body on bright paper.

    Add a head and a beak. 

  • Step 2

    Cut out the bird. Then, erase any pencil lines.

  • Step 3

    Fold another piece of paper in half.

    Draw a wing and cut it out. Don't forget to cut through both layers. 

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  • Step 4

    Make a hole in the bird's back using a hole puncher. 

  • Step 5

    Push some thread through the hole for hanging. 

  • Step 6

    Spread glue along the edge of each wing and press them on.

    Then voila, you have a hanging, fluttery friend!

  • For more ideas...

    Packed with lots of crafty activities, why not buy your tot the 'Little Children's Book of Things to Do,' £9.99, by Usborne.