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Little Feather Chick

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Little Feather Chick

A craft activity for toddlers and preschoolers that can be used for Easter.

Materials Needed:

  • white paper
  • orange paper
  • yellow marker
  • scissors
  • googly eyes
  • feathers
  • glue

What to do:

  • Collect all your materials.

  • Draw a circle on the white paper and colour it in.

  • Using the orange paper, draw to chicken legs, cut them out.

  • Stick the legs on the bottom of the yellow circle.

  • Add the googly eyes and beak (cut a triangle out of the orange paper, fold in half to create a beak).

  • Glue on feathers on each side of the circle to create a feather chick.

  • Your little feather chick is now complete! 

Hints and Tips:

  • Instead of drawing a yellow circle, one can be pre-cut out of yellow paper and glued on white paper
    if you don't have feathers to use - alternatives include drawing wings and have the child use crepe paper, tissue paper to collage inside, or wings can be painted on as well.
  • Easy for toddlers to do as well.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    uses a pair of scissors
    able to cut out on a line
    copies simple shapes such as a cross or a square
    colours in pictures, with control, staying in the line
    holds crayon/pencil etc.. between thumb and first two fingers
    able to draw a circle

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Creative Play Games, Fine Motor Skills
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 3
  • Sub Outcomes:

    3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

    3.2.7 Manipulate equipment and manage tools with increasing competence and skill

Created On March 24, 2018 Last modified on Saturday, March 24, 2018
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