Tuesday, September 28, 2010

We Play - Bird Mask


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One of the best parts of Halloween has to be dressing up and I really like the idea of homemade costumes. This bird mask was super easy to make ..... 1/2 a paper plate, coloured paper, marker pen, elastic, glue and scissors is all you need to make this bird mask. I love how our mask turned out very Phoenix like but how about changing the colours .... Brown and Yellow could make a neat owl ... Green, Blue and Teal could make a fantastic peacock ..... Or how about lots of different colours and make you very own Rainbow bird.

Can you hear that? It is a bird calling me

Flapping her pretend bird wings

Checking the mail as all kids love to do


8 comments:

Marita said...

That is such a fabulous mask. My girls love any chance to dress up :)

Miss Carly said...

Great mask! I love to check the mail too.

amandab said...

I will have to show this to Princess as she has a pet/animal dress up day at Kinder at the end of next week and we need a costume. I think if we pair a lovely colourful mask like this with her rainbow fairy dress she will be the most beautiful bird in the room :)

Philippa, Neevah and Liam said...

Amanda - Princess will be the most beautiful bird at Kinder in her fairy dress and mask :)

Marita - Dress ups is something we need more of in this house we really don't have many

Miss Carly - I love getting mail but not the bills!

JDaniel4's Mom said...

This is amazing. I love the color and the tons of feathers.

Philippa, Neevah and Liam said...

JDaniels4's Mom - it is honestly so easy to make took 20mins max including cutting all the paper up into feather shapes :)

Christie - Childhood 101 said...

Gorgeous. I am thinking you could make a more permanent version with felt stiffened with iron on interfacing. Hmmm... *adds it to the list of things to try!* LOL

Philippa, Neevah and Liam said...

Great idea Christie!

 
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