My youngest nephew and I had some fun time this Sunday on a project . It’s been a while since  I spent some time with him . We decided to get some crazy creative crafts ( CCC !!! :P)  going- making a paper puppet black bird – Usually when such CCC hits  you don’t really have all that you need and you need to improvise. Lucky for us when my nephew and I decided to do this we had some  resources at home of which mainly was re-use . So come Sunday morning :-


Gathering the resources :-

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All our stuff what we need lined up black chart – sheets of paper , scissors – colors but something was yet missing …

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Oh right ! My – nephew -the main missing part ( now added ) 😛

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3 big strips for the head body and wings

We then cut the big piece in to strips for few extra add ons

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Starting with head – origami kicks in 🙂

 

The head starts to form

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Cutting and measuring out the beak so my nephew can get to coloring them

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color away

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Did the eyes next

Measured up his hands for the body and wings

Cut the earlier strips in to pieces for the add ons on the wings and body

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Finally with all the colored part stapled and glued in my nephews puppet was ready

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This was something that I had picked up as a kid and  must have picked this up at 4th or 5th grade  .While trying to make a paper boat -I hit up on this by accident and  I  must have made many versions of this growing up , many make believe characters came to life  from this one basic version in my younger days 🙂 Now taught to my nephew and many young kids at school and others  🙂