A Bird in Hand  

Grade Level: 2nd-4th
Category: Bird
Subcategory: General


  • Colored construction paper
  • Pen or pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers or crayons


  1. Trace the child’s hand multiple times onto different colored construction paper.
  2. Cut out the hands to glue on to the body of the bird as feathers.
  3. Cut out the head and body of a bird in one piece of construction paper.
  4. Cut out a beak for the bird.
  5. Draw an eye on the head of the bird.
  6. Glue the hands fanned out on the bird’s body.