Fiskars Kid Inspired Bird Nest

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by Tania Willis, Fiskars

Fiskars Kid Inspired Bird Nest

A craft you and your child can make together!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Paint the half the plate Blue Belle and the other Bark Brown. Set aside and allow to dry.
  • 3
    Cut the bottom flap off of a paper lunch bag and feed through the paper crimper.
  • 4
    Cut the paper lunch bag in half, then cut into super thin strips across the grain of the crimped wave.
  • 5
    Gather the strips in your hand and slightly wad them up to add dimension. Glue to the plate over the Bark Brown paint. Add Brown feathers to the nest.
  • 6
    Punch a single bird (or find a picture of a bird that is about 3 inch at its widest point) and trace onto the center of a sheet of copy paper. Place the traced design onto a copy machine and enlarge the image 200% to create a template. Cut out the template.
  • 7
    Using the template, cut several small rectangles from the different kinds of Red cardstock.
  • 8
    Glue the rectangles onto the bird.
  • 9
    Glue a wiggle eye and Red feathers onto the bird.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Fiskars Beginner Scissors 7 inch 104238675 or Fiskars Pointed-Tip Kids Scissors 104238647
  • Fiskars Lever Punch A Little Bird Told Me or Picture of a Bird 3 inch Wide at Widest Point
  • Fiskars Paper Crimper 104074259
  • Fiskars 8-1/2 inch x 11 Circles/Ovals/Rectangles Shape Templates 3 pc. 104511372
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Blue Belle 104770163
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bark Brown 104770149
  • Non-Glossy Paper Plate
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Red Polka Dot 104814614
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Red Chevron 104814616
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Red Stars 104814618
  • Touch of Nature Hackle Feathers Light Brown 104277111
  • Touch of Nature Marabou Feathers 4 inch to 6 inch Red 104277120
  • Brown Paper Lunch Bags
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 2 pc. 104234508
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 4 104118909
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Copy Paper
  • Pencil