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Three French Hens Craft

Three French Hens Craft

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me three French hens, two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear tree. For the third day of Christmas this year, my daughter and I made three simple but sweet French hens.

Materials

  • Full sheet of any color construction paper
  • Red, orange, brown, yellow, and white construction paper
  • Black crayon
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Instructions

  1. Cut one large circle each from the red, orange, and brown construction paper.
  2. Cut two wings each from the red, orange, and brown construction paper.
  3. Cut half circles from the red, orange, and brown construction paper.
  4. Cut small slits into the rounded edge of the half circles.
  5. Cut six small circles from the white paper.
  6. Cut six long chicken legs and three medium small squares from the yellow paper.
  7. Glue two wings, two legs, and a half circle to the back of each large circle.
  8. Turn the large circles over.
  9. Fold the yellow squares in half diagonally.
  10. Glue one side of the folded yellow square to the front center of the large circle with the point facing down towards the legs.
  11. Draw black pupils in the center of each white circle with the black crayon.
  12. Glue two white circles above each folded yellow square.
  13. Glue the three French hens to the full sheet of construction paper.
  14. Display the three French hens.

Paper Pieces for Three French Hens Craft Gluing the French Hen Wings on the Circles

Gluing the French Hen Legs on the Circles Gluing the French Hen Combs on the Circles

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Gluing the French Hen Beaks on the Circles Coloring the Pupils on the French Hen Eyes

Three French Hens Craft

Also check out the rest of my Twelve Days of Christmas crafts.

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Image Credits

Three French Hens Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Paper Pieces for Three French Hens Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the French Hen Wings on the Circles © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the French Hen Legs on the Circles © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the French Hen Combs on the Circles © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the French Hen Beaks on the Circles © 2015 Heather Johnson
Coloring the Pupils on the French Hen Eyes © 2015 Heather Johnson
Three French Hens Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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