Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

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Earth day craft ideas for kids. This nice Owl can be easily made from recycled materials that is always available at home: cardboard boxes. Apply your creativity and diligence, use box cardboard, our tips and you'll manage to turn them into a wonderful creature — an Owl. That craft can decorate your yard in front of your private house or can be a nice souvenir for the Earth Day holiday at school.

Owl from Box Cardboard


Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

You'll Need:


— box cardboard,
— scissors or stationery knife,
— buttons, rope, glue,
— pencil, old spoon.

Making:


First, take off one layer from box cardboard, releasing its corrugated part, not touching the other part.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Cut out some strips from the corrugated cardboard. For a big owl you'll need:
— 1 strip sized 4x140 for a body,
— 2 strips 4x45 for eyes,
— 1 strip 4x6 for a beak,
— 2 cardboard pieces for wings,
— big buttons for eyes,
— 1 spoon for a beak.

For a small owl:
— 1 strip sized 2x45 for a body,
— 2 strips 2x20 for eyes,
— 1 strip 4x6 for a beak,
— 2 pieces of cardboard for wings,
— 2 buttons and 1 spoon.

When everything is ready, start creating the Owl. Twist and glue the cylinder: put some glue in the middle of the strip.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

As soon as you twisted a cylinder, fix it with a piece of rope and leave for full gluing.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

if you wish the owl's belly were a little rounded, you have to press on the middle of the cylinder before the glue dries.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

For a beak roll the cylinder with a spoon inside, bending it like in the picture beforehand.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Now start connecting the parts and form the Owl. First, glue the cylinder with a beak on the Owl's body.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Then glue 2 cylinders — eyes.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Cut out 2 wings from cardboard and glue them too. What is left is to glue the eyes.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Now for a big owl you can make small ones and a little nest for them, if you wish.

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Earth Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Owl from Box Cardboard

Aren't the birds lovely? Hope you liked the process of their creating.

More wonderful craft ideas for children creativity are here: art lessons for kids

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