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Mirror Bird

By Sarahcraftylocks

I got this idea from a beautiful bird decoration I have. I realised that it was just a mirror shape of a bird folded up with some parts glued together and some folded open. Mirror Bird

Mirror Bird
I made a Mirror Bird Template that you can print out, or you could also just fold a piece of paper in half and draw your own bird shape on it.

Mirror Bird
We did some really messy finger painting to show any decoration technique will work.

Mirror Bird
Cut out the mirror shape. Instead of decorating the printed shape, you could trace the shape onto a piece of paper already decorated in a previous creative session.

Mirror Bird
Fold it in half, glue two end of ribbon inside the body and glue just the body part together. Leave the tail, wings and head feathers not glued.

Mirror Bird
Clip and curl the feathers a bit.

Mirror Bird
Hang the birdy up and then tweet about how beautiful it is.


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