Materials Blank stationary cards (you can purchase these at dollar or craft stores) Craft feathers (more of the downy type) Glue Craft eyes Orange card stock, construction paper or foam Scissors Thin orange felt marker Directions Purchase blank stationary cards or simply fold card stock in half. Glue a craft feather on the centre, trimming off the quill first. Glue on craft eyes. Cut off the corner of a piece of orange paper or foam for the beak & glue on. Draw legs and feet with a thin orange felt marker. (This is just a starting point- be sure to “Make it Their Own”- our child’s Kindergarten teacher may have ended up with a “Merbird” (half bird/ half mermaid)! A message can be written in the inside once the card has dried over night. Send to friends and/or family. Attach to a celebratory gift (birthday, arrival of a baby etc.). It is perfect for spring or Easter cards. Purpose Creating an image of a real creature in a simple manner. Using fine motor skills: gluing, cutting etc. Safety Notes Use scissors with adult supervision. Please like & share: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.