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Paper Plate Birds Nest Craft for Preschoolers

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Talk about the perfect spring craft! This Paper Plate Birds Nest Craft is great for all ages! It just one of many bird activities for preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Plus, they get to make it on their own!

One of the best ways to learn is with hands on activities, so with the help of paper plates, craft supplies, and a little inspiration from the birds we see outside, your child can create a cute bird nest craft.

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One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Paper Plate Birds Nest Craft

The great part about making this Birds Nest Paper Plate craft is that it makes such a cute bird habitat and teaches children about birds. Plus, it is fun to make.

If you’re looking for simple bird crafts for kids, you don’t want to miss this one.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Birds Nest Paper Plate Craft

What you will need to make a Birds Nest Paper Plate Craft is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

If you are making these up with a large class or group you might want to make some of the birds up beforehand so the children can just glue them on their plate.

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Let’s get started…

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Start by cutting about 1/3 off the top of one of the paper plates.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Rub glue all over this plate and press on the shredded paper until it’s covered.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

On the whole paper plate, rub glue just over the top 1/3 of the plate and press confetti paper onto it until it’s covered.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Now cut tiny pieces of pipe cleaner, bend them in half, and hot glue or glue each onto a blue pom. Make sure the open ends are facing out so it looks like a beak.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Glue a pair of googly eyes onto each pom pom as well.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Set the smaller paper plate onto the whole one and hot glue around the edges to secure. The top third of the bottom plate should be completely visible.

Glue the bird’s heads onto the bottom plate so it looks like they are peeking out over the top plate.

Bird Activities for Preschoolers

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

As you can see from the picture above, we made a momma bird and three cute little baby birds. We also added a few feathers and some grub (a.k.a. pretend worms).

Having a nest full of baby birds is literally the cutest thing ever. You can let your child create as many or as few baby birds as they want. They can also add a daddy bird. This nest craft is theirs to customize.

One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

Add feathers and worm bait if you would like.

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Once you make this fun preschool craft, your kids will love these spring crafts too.

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One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

After your child has created a bird’s nest paper plate craft they will be so proud. You can display these on your science shelf or let your child enjoy showing everyone.

Even though you’ll be there for supervision, they’ll take charge and create their very own Birds Nest Paper Plate Craft.

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One of the best ways to learn is with hands-on activities, so with the help of simple craft supplies, and a little inspiration from your backyard birds, children can create a cute Paper Plate Bird Nest Craft. Bird Activities for Preschoolers that will teach them all about bird habitats. Find the best Bird Crafts for kids Here

How to Make a Birds Nest Paper Plate Craft

Birds Nest Paper Plate Craft

How to make the cutest birds nest paper plate craft and birds nest habitat with kids

Servings: 1 craft
Ingredients
  • 2 White Paper Plates
  • 1 bag Brown Paper Confetti
  • 4 Blue Poms one large and 3 small
  • 1 Yellow Pipe Cleaner
  • Googly Eyes
  • Hot Glue Gun and glue stick or Elmers Glue
  • Feathers and Worm Bait
Instructions
  1. Cut about 1/3 off the top of one of the paper plates.
  2. Rub glue all over this plate and press on the confetti until covered.
  3. On the whole paper plate, rub glue just over the top 1/3 of the plate and press confetti onto it until covered.
  4. Now cut tiny pieces of pipe cleaner, bend in half, and hot glue or Glue each onto a blue pom. Make sure the open ends are facing out so it looks like a beak.
  5. Glue a pair of googly eyes onto each one as well.
  6. Set the smaller paper plate onto the whole one and hot glue around the edges to secure. The top third of the bottom plate should be completely visible.
  7. Glue the bird’s heads onto the bottom plate so it looks like they are peeking out over the top plate.
  8. Add feathers or worm bait if you would like.
  9. Have Fun!

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