These adorable construction paper birds nests are a fun way to use up leftover bits of paper and make terrific homemade Easter gifts for friends and family!
My children and I created these adorable construction paper bird’s nests for Easter last year. We have made this into a holiday tradition around our house. This is also a great way to recycle used construction paper.
I originally found my inspiration for these little nests in this Country Living article 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 we have in our home. My children had a lot of fun making a big gooey mess.
They were very surprised to see that they had actually created little bird’s nests. They turned out to be very cute for Easter too!
KIDS CRAFT: CONSTRUCTION PAPER BIRDS NESTS
- Construction paper
- Plastic wrap
- Small bowl
Step 1: Cut construction paper into thin strips using a scissor. If you have access to a paper shredder, toss your paper in.
Step 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.
Step 3: Dip construction paper into the glue mixture. Cover the bowl with the wet strips.
Step 4: Let dry for 12-24 hours. Gently remove nest from bowl and remove plastic wrap.
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