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Let's Create at Home

One of a series of workshops for home-educators.

Try them as a family or form a group with friends on-line and share your ideas and creations as they unfold.

One of two bonus pages of two-hour activities devised and delivered by guest artists.

1 Queen of the Birds by Suzanne Thomas This challenge is for you to make a buzzard with a wren in its wing to help you tell the story “The Queen of the Birds”.

You will need

• cardboard, (old cereal packets/delivery packets work well)
• glue
• pencils, pens, paints or crayons
• sticky tape
• paper and scrap paper, if you’re collaging
• a pair of scissors

You will find an audio version of the story HERE
It’s seven minutes long.

Making your Buzzard & Wren

Here is the first making video...

this covers making the buzzard’s underside.

Click HERE for the template, if you want to use it.

Here is the second making video...

this covers making the buzzard’s topside and the wren.

The images below were posted on our Mythstories - Let’s Create at Home Facebook Group session on 12th August 2020.

preparation and


nearly finished and done

more finished


If you'd like to follow on with some extras you can make the other birds in the story too!

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