Make! Your own Brazilian parrot notepad holder

December 24, 2014

Make your own parrot notepad holder – Miles Kelly

Did you know that Brazil has over 70 different parrot species? Make your own Brazilian parrot notepad holder with our easy guide; which has been taken from our Make Jungle Animals book. So grab the glue and get stuck in!

You will need:
Some help from a parent
Card – red (A4)
Eye sticker (if you can find one)
Glue stick
Paper – black, blue, red, white, yellow
Pencil (sharp)
Sticky notepad (square, 7.5 cm)
Template to download

So here's how you do it...

1 Using the template, draw the parrot's body shape on the red card.
2 Cut out the body shape and fold along the dotted lines.
3 Make two holes in the centre strip with a sharp pencil. Glue the notepad to the inside.
4 Thread the string through the holes and knot the ends together.
5 Using the templates, draw the beak on white and black paper, and feather shapes on the red, yellow and blue paper. Cut them out.
6 Glue the feathers and beak to the inside and outside of the front flap (as shown). Add the eye sticker (or draw your eye).

Download the free printable instructions for a Brazilian parrot notepad holder.

This fantastic craft project for kids has been taken from our wonderful Make Jungle Animals book, which is filled with great activities for children to make and do. Discover more in the Make range.

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