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Bird House

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By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

A simple, fun activity for children that can also help them observe the bird and their behaviours, what a good way for children to engage with nature.



how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Bird House  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a corrugated box of approximately 6” x 6”in size that you can recycle

STEP 2:-

Bird House  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut a small arched door, leaving a gap of an inch from the lower edge of the box

STEP 3:-

Bird House  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take the corrugated sheet and cut a rectangular piece for the sloping roof of the house as per the size of the box

STEP 4:-

Bird House  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Cut 2 same sized triangles to support the sloping roof

STEP 5:-

Bird House  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Paint the house as well as the cut arched door using Acrylic Colour - White
Stick the cut door as the doorstep with Fevicol MR
Paint the roof using Vandyke Brown
Let it dry

STEP 6:-

Bird House  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint the house in uneven stripes of green shades made by mixing Lemon Yellow 11, Dark Green 06, Light Green 12, Sap Green 21 and White 27.

STEP 7:-

Bird House  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Take a jute yarn to suspend the bird house on the tree.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Dark Green 06, Light Green 12, Sap Green 21, White 27, Crimson 14, Lemon Yellow 11, Vandyke Brown 37, Fine Art Brushes, Fevicol MR, Colour Palette, Water Container, Recycled Box, Corrugated Sheet (or a recyclable box), Jute Yarn, Scissors, Paper Cutter, Pencil, Scale