DIY Bird Ornament Crafts for the Holidays!

Please follow this video tutorial on how to properly fold the paper to create the origami crane! After your paper crane is folded, add physical features so people know it’s a Sandhill Crane! Add the red crown, the yellow eyes, and you can even color orange for the iron rich mud that the birds spread into their feathers in the summer. Punch a hole on the back and hang up! This origami design can also work for other birds including swans, geese, herons, or other cranes! The next craft is the Common Redpoll Yarn Bird Ornament! I chose a Common Redpoll for this craft because it is a striking bird observed during the winter months in Alaska.  This tutorial was inspired from Selected Crafts and the link here shows their step-by-step process of creating the yarn birds. Below are my steps for how I made the Common Redpoll yarn bird ornament: Select the colors you want for your bird. I …