This is a project for kids of 7 years old and up. Younger kids can do this with adult‘s help.
Project takes about 40 – 50 minutes.
This project was part of a children’s play scenery.
Materials: dinner-sized (9”) and snack-sized (6’’) paper plates, foam board, colored paper (we used scrapbook paper in two different brown patterns), scissors, glue, paint (we used gold and brown acrylic paint), brush for paint.
- prepare materials
- Step 2. Paint a snack-sized paper plates in brown. Paint back of the three dinner-sized paper plates in gold. Let them dry.
- Steps 3 – 5. Make an oval form from the foam board.
- Steps 6-9. Make the plumage on the owl head. Cut many small triangles of colored paper in two different brown patterns and glue them to the top of the foam board oval as shown in the picture.
- Steps 10-14. Make the plumage on the body of the owl. Cut golden paper plates into eight triangle pieces each. Add some glue drops on top of each piece and glue them to the bottom of the foam board oval as shown in the picture.
- Steps 15-18. Cut the owl’s head from the sides of gold dinner-sized paper plate and glue it to the owl.
- Steps 19-21. Cut the owl’s ears from the sides of brown snack-sized paper plate and glue them to the owl.
- Steps 22-23. Cut the owl’s eyes from colored paper or colored paper plate and glue them to the owl. We used yogurt and bottle caps for owl’s eyes.
- Step 24-26. Cut the owl’s beak from the sides of gold snack-sized paper plate and glue it to the owl.
You can make bigger oval form from the foam board and make bigger owl. Also you can use these ideas to make your a rooster or other animals.