This hummingbird quilling craft is a very creative craft for older kids. When it comes to quilling a hummingbird you will need tons of colorful quilling papers. Why? Hummingbirds are magical because they come in so many vibrant and elegant colors. Various quilling shapes and quilling techniques can help kids to open up their creative minds. Previously we made a Quilled Easter Egg Craft This quilling tutorial is relatively easier than the quilled hummingbird craft.
Quilled Hummingbird Craft: Rainy Days Activities
List Of Supplies:
- Colorful Quilling Papers.
- White Cardstock.
- Quilling Needle.
- Quilling Scales.
Download the Free Hummingbird Outline Template
Step-by-Step Hummingbird Quilling Art
Step One Hummingbird Quilling: Prepare The Base.
Print out the hummingbird template to get started.
Select a color or quilling paper to start making your quilled hummingbird.
Roll the strip into a 16mm slightly loose coil.
Press the two sides to make one side flat and one side curvy.
Step Two Hummingbird Quilling: Make Half Circular Quilling Shapes.
Pace the quilling shape inside the hummingbird outline.
Since we will be making a red-throated hummingbird quilling art make a red coil and place it on the hummingbird’s neck.
Take a green quilling strip and roll it into a coil, don’t make it too tight.
Make a ½ circle and make one side curved. Then glue it on the opposite side of the hummingbird’s belly.
Step Three Hummingbird Quilling: Make Teardrop Quilling Shapes.
Make small brown-colored teardrop shapes using your quilling tools. You will need 5-6 pieces of brown teardrop-shaped quilled pieces.
Glue all the teardrop shapes and quilled patterns on the paper quilled hummingbird tail’s end.
Make a light green colored teardrop shape according to the side of the hummingbird’s head. Glue the green teardrop shape on the hummingbird’s head.
Make a flat brown or black colored quilling piece to fill in the beak area of the hummingbird.
Step Four Hummingbird Quilling: Make Marquis Quilling Shapes.
Make 7-8 pieces of brown or maroon teardrop-like shapes (thin) and glue them on the outer part of the quilled hummingbird wings.
Take two green short quilling strips and glue them over the outline of the quilled hummingbird pattern wings.
Cut out small green quilling paper strips and blue then inside the wings.
Fill in each gap between the green paper strips using slightly different green teardrop quilling shapes.
Step Five Hummingbird Quilling: Decorate The WIngs.
Measure the left side wing and cut out small paper strips again.
Like we did in the previous step glue the small paper strips inside the wing. And glue small teardrop shapes inside the paper quilling hummingbird.s wing.
Make 3-4 brown quilled teardrop shapes and glue them on the tail.
Make some green teardrop quilling shapes and glue them on the tail to fill in the tail outline.
Step Six Hummingbird Quilling: Fill In The Entire Outline.
Make small yellow coils using yellow quilling paper. Then press the top inwards to small heart-shaped petals.
Glue the heart-shaped petals on one side of the hummingbird. Then take a green quilling strip and glue it from the bottom of the petals and make a curved shape.
Similarly, glue a few more flowers on the blank areas and glue stems with green quilling papers.
Make small green quilling marquis shapes for the leaves and glue them on the green stems to finish making your hummingbird quilling.
Here Are Five Interesting Facts About Hummingbirds:
According to my research on Google, hummingbirds weigh less than a penny, and they are almost as small as a large bee.
Hummingbirds are the smallest birds on earth. Bee Hummingbirds are the smallest of all the hummingbird species. They are only found in Cuba. How fascinating is that?
Hummingbirds can flap their wings very fast. They can flap their wings 10-15 times per second.
Hummingbirds have a unique diet. They mainly feed on nectars from flowers. But they also eat other small insects.
Hummingbirds can fly very fast. They can travel up to 20-30 miles per hour.
Hummingbirds have over 330 species. They come in various magical colors. The colors reflect and refract with light and angles.