Bird Schoolhouse
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Bird Schoolhouse

Age Range: 9-12
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Wood Birdhouse
  • Paint Brush
  • Disposable Plate for Paint Palette
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint - Summer Sky Blue
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint - Fiesta Yellow
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint - Pine Green
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint - Geranium Red
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint - Cloud White
  • DecoArt® Patio Paint - Wrought Iron Black
 
 

Developmental Skills

 
  • Fine Motor
  • Cognitive
 

Project Instructions

  1. Referring to photo for color placement, use flat brush and Wrought Iron Black to paint lower part of birdhouse. Let dry.

  2. Use flat brush and Fiesta Yellow to paint roost peg and upper part of birdhouse. Let dry.

  3. Use shader brush and Pine Green to paint birdhouse base; let dry.

  4. Use shader brush and Summer Sky Blue to paint upper roof of birdhouse; let dry.

  5. Use shader brush and Geranium Red to paint lower roof of birdhouse; let dry.

  6. Use round brush and Geranium Red to paint apple print over front Fiesta Yellow portion of birdhouse; let dry.

  7. Use round brush and Pine Green to paint leaves on apples; let dry.

  8. Use tip of round brush and Wrought Iron Black to paint stems on apples; let dry.

  9. Refer to photo for placement and use blender brush and Cloud White to paint A, B, C on front of house.

  10. Use round brush and Cloud White to paint words "is for bird" next to letter B; let dry.

Tips

Do your homework! Choose a birdhouse that will bring native birds to your area to receive maximum enjoyment of your creative efforts! 

Using DecoArt® Patio Paint means no outdoor sealer is required to keep this house looking great for years to come!

Let paint dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.