How do I Make a Stork for a Baby Shower?

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How do I Make a Stork for a Baby Shower?
Throw a stork-themed shower for an expectant mother. (baby image by Dron from Fotolia.com)

Decorations are an integral part of creating a unique, welcoming and memorable baby shower for a friend or family member. Themes for a baby shower can focus on gender, using pinks or blues, or can be made neutral by incorporating common baby themes, such as the stork. Creating a stork for a baby shower can be done in numerous ways, depending on whether you want a three-dimensional figure, a flat wall hanging or a combination.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • White tissue paper
  • White butcher paper
  • Stork outline printed out
  • Pencil
  • Coloured markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Roll out the butcher paper on the floor so it is flat. Use a print out of a stork line drawing to trace or copy the outlined image of a large stork on the paper.

  2. 2

    Colour eyes and a beak on the stork's face.

  3. 3

    Cut out the stork outline.

  4. 4

    Tear the tissue paper into pieces the size of a palm.

  5. 5

    Scrunch a piece of tissue paper by pinching the bottom and fluffing up the edges. Glue this piece onto the stork to create a feathery texture. Repeat until the stork is covered.

  6. 6

    Allow the tissue paper to dry. The glue will be heavy and may need to dry overnight.

  7. 7

    Nail or use heavy duty tape to attach the stork figure to a wall.

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