Duck Tape® Crazy Birds

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by Robin Beam, A.C. Moore

Duck Tape® Crazy Birds

You'll have lots of fun creating these feathered friends! This is a great duct tape project for the Angry Birds fan in your house for a birthday party or rainy day!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Prepare strips of Duck® Tape in various colors in 7 inch strips that are then cut into ½ inch widths (if you cut a 14 inch length, you'll be able to get about 8 strips). Place one end of the tape onto ball and turn ball so tape wraps around the entire diameter. Place second strip so it creates an X; continue to fill in quadrants with tape until covered.
  • 2
    For the Beaks, cut an approximate 1 inch x 1 inch square of Duck® Tape. Turn over. Fold on top like you would with the start of a paper airplane. Turn over again so that the two exposed parts of tape go onto the Duck Tape covered ball. Crease a little in the middle and attach to the ball, and it will look like a beak! Option: repeat for bottom beak. OPTION: for younger kids, just cut a triangle and attach to the front as a
  • 3
    beak.
  • 4
    For feathers, cut chenille stems in half. Create a coil by wrapping around a knitting needle or pencil or create a curl from the stem and twist together at the bottom. See image for placement and shape of feathers.
  • 5
    Use a knitting needle to poke a small hole in the top, back or sides, depending on where feathers are being added. Insert. Option: use a small dab of glue on the end of the chenille stem and insert into hole to further hold in place.
  • 6
    Use glue dots on the back of the eyes to attach.
  • 7
    For the pig ears, fold over piece of Duck Tape, leaving about ½ inch of tape exposed. Cut into ear shape.
  • 8
    The exposed tape is a tab that will allow the ears to stick. Take another small piece of tape and place on other side so that it is anchored.
  • 9
    The Pig's nose is a button attached by Glue Dots; Mouth & eyebrows are added with Sharpie Marker.
  • 10
    The eyebrows for the Red bird each measure 1 inch x ¼inch.
  • 11
    The red circles on the Blue bird are small moon shapes attached to bottom portion of Wiggle Eyes.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Ball 2 inch 4pk 104183633
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Ball 2-1/2 inch 104685914
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inches x 20 yards Cha Cha Cherry 104143063
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inches x 20 yards Light Blue 104537289
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inches x 15 yards Island Lime 104537293
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inches x 20 yards Midnight Madness 104143065
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inch x 20 yards Yellow 104631933
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 10MM 104233379
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 15MM 60 pcs. 104233381
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 20 MM 104233382
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6MM Multi-Color 75 pcs. 104277522
  • X-acto® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Fiskars® Self-Healing Craft Mat 12 inch x 18 inch 104678813
  • Fiskars® Non Stick Scissors 104071915
  • Glue Dots® Craft Dot n' Go 3/8 inch 200ct 104532060
  • Small knitting needle
  • Buttons