Birds – Birds on a Wire

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We read Birds by Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek for this months Virtual Book Club for Kids. This book also is one I used with my Bird Pack.

What you need: paper towel roll, foam bird stickers, glue, paints, tray, paper, and marker.

Birds on a Wire

Draw a line down the paper towel roll.

Birds on a Wire

The put the stickers on the paper towel roll on the black line. If the birds were not staying we used a glue stick to help them stay.

Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire

The stickers on the rolls.

Birds on a Wire

The girls drew a line where the birds were going to go.

Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire

We put paint in the tray.

Birds on a Wire

They dipped their birds in the paint and put it on the paper on the line.

Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire

The final product.

Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire

More books by Kevin Henkes.

September’s Author will be Lois Ehlert! I can’t wait to get started on all the fun books there are to choose from!

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About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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12 Responses to Birds – Birds on a Wire

  1. That is such a cute idea to use stickers to make a paint roller!

  2. Kim says:

    What a great idea! My son’s favorite page of that book is the page with the birds on the wire and then the next page when they aren’t there anymore! We definitely should try this.

  3. Erin says:

    How fun! I never though to use a paper towel roll as a paint roller!

  4. Beth says:

    Love your bird on a wire activity! How clever to make a roller with stickers! Too fun!

    Beth =-)

  5. Love the paint roller idea! We have been reading Birds too so we will absolutely be trying this one! Very cool. 🙂

  6. What a fun thing to do, roll with paint! This book was one of my girls favorites! Thanks for joining the Kevin Henkes Virtual Book Club.

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  10. Sara Reimers says:

    Oh, this looks like such a cute and easy craft! Can’t wait to try it with my daughter!

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