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With Valentine’s Day literally right around the corner, this Paper Plate Valentines Craft Cute Bird craft is certain to be a blast!

If I can be honest with you…I like crafting about as much as my kids. Seriously. It’s one of those things that I think anyone, young or young at heart, should do on a continuous basis. Not only is it fun, but making crafts is a great stress reliever as well!

Anytime a holiday is coming up where there is crafting potential, I’m 100% game to make any and all of them. This is why I love this Valentine’s Cute Bird Craft. It’s simple, yet adorable – plus, it’s an awesome way to get some extra bonding and one on one time with my kiddos. (They grow up way too fast!)

Plus, with all the crafting bins full of stuff that we have in our house, I was lucky enough to have all these needed items already at home! You possibly might too since some of them are pretty common!

Have fun with this adorable Valentines craft! You won’t be able to stop smiling at your completed Paper Plate Bird!

paper plate valentines craft idea for kids cute birds

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Paper Plate Valentines Craft – Cute Bird

To make this paper plate craft, you’ll just need a few simple items.

  • Paper Plate Valentines Craft Cute Bird
  • Paper plates
  • Pink and red craft paint
  • Red and pink buttons
  • Red felt
  • Orange pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Round sponge paint brush
  • Paintbrushes
  • Glue

simple craft for class party


How to Make this Cute Bird Valentines Day Craft

Cut each plate in half and lay out a piece of newspaper.

Squirt some pink and red paint on a clean paper plate and use it as your paint palette.

Dab the round sponge paintbrush into the red paint and press it onto one of the plate halves.

Paint the other plate pink and let dry.

Turn the plates so the rounded sides are facing down, cut out 2.5-3” hearts from the felt and glue the hearts sideways on the plates.

Cut a pipe cleaner in half, bend those pieces in half into the shape of an upside down “V” and glue to the back side of your plate for legs.

Cut a couple 2” pieces of a pipe cleaner, bend in half and glue towards the top backside on the rounded side of the plate-like pictured for a beak.

Glue a googly eye by the beak on the plate.

Glue on buttons for decoration and let dry.

Can these Valentines crafts be any cuter? So simple, perfect for children of all ages!

simple craft for class party

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