Kid’s Craft – Construction Paper Bird’s Nest

We Know Stuff  Construction Paper Bird's Nest
As I was recently flipping through my new Country Living magazine, I came across this craft for papier-mâché   bird's nests. I thought it would be a great craft to do with my kids using some of the massive amounts of construction I have in my house. The kids had a lot of fun making what they thought was a big goopy mess. They were pretty surprised when they saw that they had actually created little bird's nests. Very cute for Easter!

Construction paper
Plastic wrap
Small bowl

1. Cut construction paper into thin strips using a scissor. If you have access to a shredder toss your paper in.

We Know Stuff  Construction Paper Bird's Nest
2. Tightly cover a small bowl with plastic wrap, then flip the bowl upside down on wax paper. In another container, mix equal parts water and clear glue.

We Know Stuff  Construction Paper Bird's Nest
3. Dip construction paper into the glue mixture. Cover the bowl with the wet strips.

We Know Stuff  Construction Paper Bird's Nest
4. Let dry for 12-24 hours. Gently remove nest from bowl and remove plastic wrap.

We Know Stuff  Construction Paper Bird's Nest
We Know Stuff  Construction Paper Bird's Nest


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  1. says

    This is such a cute craft for kids. Thanks for sharing it, and thanks for stopping by my little corner of the world earlier.

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