Create this bright and colorful parrot craft with just a few simple materials! This super cute paper plate parrot is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. Whether you are doing the letter b is for birds or p is for parrot, this bird craft is great for strengthening hand muscles while creating a super cute paper plate craft!
Paper Plate Parrot
Crafts are a great way for young children to strengthen hand muscles and improve coordination while becoming more confident. Making cute crafts like this paper plate parrot is something kids are proud of and they will enjoy making their own masterpieces! Use this parrot craft with toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 1 students to make a fun paper plate craft. Whether you are loking for a bird craft for preschoolers for your bird theme or a p is for parrot craft for your letter of the week program as an alphabet craft, this cute project is a must. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler you will love this animal craft for preschoolers that is simple to make, but with striking results!
Parrot craft Preschool
Start of this easy paper plate craft with a few simple materials:
- 2 white paper plates
- red liquid tempera paint
- paint brush
- glue or tape
- white and black construction paper or XL googly eyes
- orange construction paper
- colorful tissue paper for feathers (red, yellow, blue, and green)
Start by painting both of the paper plates red on both sides. Allow them to dry.
Cut the first plate into 1/3 and 2/3 sections. The smaller section will be the bird’s head.
Parrot activities for preschool
Make eyes out of white and black construction paper and glue them onto the head.
Parrot paper plate craft
Cut a half circle beak out of orange or yellow construction paper and glue or tape that onto the 1/3 head as well.
Parrot craft for toddlers
Fold the red, yellow, blue, and green tissue paper accordinat style to make feathers.
Paper plate parrot craft
Staple them to the bottom left of the larger plate.
Parrot craft for preschoolers
For the 2nd plate, cut it into fourths and use one section only for the wing off of the main body. We added a smaller version of the tissue paper accordion to the end of the wing.
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