Shapely Cardinal

Shapely cardinal

Turn simple shapes into a cardinal stick puppet.

What You Need

  • Craft stick
  • Crayons or markers
  • Glue
  • Googly eye
  • Cardinal pattern
  • Scissors

What You Do

  1. Download and Print the Pattern
    Download and print the shapely cardinal pattern.

    Shapely cardinal pattern
  2. Color and Cut Out Shapes
    • Color one small triangle orange. Color three small triangles black. Color the circle, oval and two other triangles red.
    • Cut out all the shapes.
  3. Assemble Cardinal
    • Glue the beak, mask, and crest onto the head. Glue the head, wing and feet onto the body.
    • Draw the feathers on the wing and crest.
    • Glue a googly eye on the cardinal’s head.
    • Glue the cardinal to a craft stick.

    Shapely cardinal