Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark

Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark

Updated 6/22/22

Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark
Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark

"Are you looking for a fun craft to do with your kids this summer? Then you'll have to check out our Papercraft Flamingo Bookmarks! These cute little birds are so fun to make and encourage your kiddos to get some reading done over the summer break. Add googly eyes to make an extra silly bookmark.The best part is that we have included a template that makes tracing and cutting a whole lot easier. Check it out!"

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts

Difficulty LevelBeginner

Materials List

  • Construction paper
  • Cardstock paper
  • Sharpie
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Select construction papers (including pink) for the papercraft flamingo pattern.

  2. Trace the body, the wing, wing texture and the blush patterns on 2 or 3 different shades of pink construction paper.

  3. Trace the legs on black or brown construction paper and trace the beak on white paper.

  4. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

  5. Attach the blush cut-out near the bottom side of the head part.

  6. Attach the wing texture cut-out along the scalloped border side of the wing cut-out.

  7. Use a black sharpie to trace and fill the flamingo beak pattern on the white beak cut-out.

  8. Attach the beak to the front side of the head part.

  9. Use the sharpie to draw the eye of the papercraft flamingo, above the blush pattern.

  10. Attach the wing pattern on the body pattern, keeping the scalloped border facing the tail of the main body pattern.

  11. Prepare the bookmark base from cardstock paper.

  12. Attach the bottom side of the main body pattern with the bookmark base but make sure to keep the legs free from glue.

  13. Attach the 2 leg cut-outs along the bottom side of the papercraft flamingo pattern.

  14. To use the flamingo papercraft pattern as a bookmark, slide a page between the bookmark base and the legs of the papercraft flamingo.

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