Papercraft Flamingo Bookmarks

Summer is just around the corner and what better motivation for your kids to read than an adorable flamingo bookmark to keep their place? These fun bookmarks are a great craft to do with your kids. They will love having their very own bookmark to keep mark their place as they read different books this summer and throughout the rest of the year. 

With only a few materials needed, this craft is a great first day of summer craft to do that will get your kids in the right mood for the rest of summer!

Flamingo Bookmark

flamingo bookmark

We have seen how much your kids loved the other bookmark crafts like our Mermaid Tail bookmark and our Bunny bookmarks we have done, so we decided to bring you another! This flamingo bookmark papercraft is a perfect addition for your kids that love zoo animals. 

Flamingos are one of the most fascinating zoo animals. 

So many kids love to watch them as they balance on one foot. Your kids will love creating their own flamingo! 

Grab your kids and some basic art supplies and get crafting with this fun and easy flamingo bookmark! 

Make sure you head to the bottom of the page to download the free template needed for this craft.

How to Make Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark

Supplies

  • Construction paper
  • Cardstock paper
  • Sharpie
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Directions

  • Select construction papers (including pink) for the papercraft flamingo pattern. 
  • Trace the body, the wing, wing texture and the blush patterns on 2 or 3 different shades of pink construction paper. 
  • Trace the legs on black or brown construction paper and trace the beak on white paper. 
  • Cut out the traced patterns nicely.
  • Attach the blush cut-out near the bottom side of the head part. 
  • Attach the wing texture cut-out along the scalloped border side of the wing cut-out.
  • Use a black sharpie to trace and fill the flamingo beak pattern on the white beak cut-out. 
  • Attach the beak to the front side of the head part.
  • Use the sharpie to draw the eye of the papercraft flamingo, above the blush pattern.
  • Attach the wing pattern on the body pattern, keeping the scalloped border facing the tail of the main body pattern. 
  • Prepare the bookmark base from cardstock paper.
  • Attach the 2 leg cut-outs along the bottom side of the papercraft flamingo pattern.
  • Attach the bottom side of the main body pattern with the bookmark base but make sure to keep the legs free from glue.
  • To use the flamingo papercraft pattern as a bookmark, slide a page between the bookmark base and the legs of the papercraft flamingo.

Tips and Tricks

  • These bookmarks would be a great thing for your kids to hand out at the end of the school year to all their friends as a goodbye for the summer.
  • Use these fun bookmarks in school as your students give reports on different animals you can find at the zoo.
  • What better way to learn facts about flamingos than by using a flamingo bookmark to keep track of where you are as you read a book about them?
  • You can also glue the flamingo to a popsicle stick instead of a bookmark and your kids can use it in their pretend play!
  • Having this cute bookmark is a great way for your kids to remember which book they are reading.

More Flamingo Ideas…

If your kids are as into books and reading as mine are, here are a few more bookmark ideas for them to make!

This adorable mermaid tail bookmark is perfect for all those mermaid lovers out there! Your kids will be obsessed with reading as they mark their pages with this cute mermaid tail bookmark. 

These bunny bookmarks are great for animal lovers out there. Their adorable paws are a great way for your kids to keep track of where they are in their books as they read this summer. 

These fun elf bookmarks are an awesome Christmas version of a bookmark! Your kids will love trading in the year-round bookmarks for these fun Christmas ones as they continue to read throughout the end of the year.

Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark

Papercraft Flamingo Bookmark

Summer is just around the corner and what better motivation for your kids to read than an adorable flamingo bookmark to keep their place? These fun bookmarks are a great craft to do with your kids. They will love having their very own bookmark to keep mark their place as they read different books this summer and throughout the rest of the year. 

With only a few materials needed, this craft is a great first day of summer craft to do that will get your kids in the right mood for the rest of summer!

Materials

  • Construction paper
  • Cardstock paper
  • Sharpie
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Instructions

Select construction papers (including pink) for the papercraft flamingo pattern. 

Trace the body, the wing, wing texture, and the blush patterns on 2 or 3 different shades of pink construction paper. 

Trace the legs on black or brown construction paper and trace the beak on white paper. 

Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

Attach the blush cut-out near the bottom side of the head part. 

Attach the wing texture cut-out along the scalloped border side of the wing cut-out.

Use a black sharpie to trace and fill the flamingo beak pattern on the white beak cut-out. 

Attach the beak to the front side of the head part.

Use the sharpie to draw the eye of the papercraft flamingo, above the blush pattern.

Attach the wing pattern on the body pattern, keeping the scalloped border facing the tail of the main body pattern. 

Prepare the bookmark base from cardstock paper.

Attach the 2 leg cut-outs along the bottom side of the papercraft flamingo pattern.

Attach the bottom side of the main body pattern with the bookmark base but make sure to keep the legs free from glue.

To use the flamingo papercraft pattern as a bookmark, slide a page between the bookmark base and the legs of the papercraft flamingo.

Notes

These bookmarks would be a great thing for your kids to hand out at the end of the school year to all their friends as a goodbye for the summer.

Use these fun bookmarks in school as your students give reports on different animals you can find at the zoo.

What better way to learn facts about flamingos than by using a flamingo bookmark to keep track of where you are as you read a book about them?

You can also glue the flamingo to a popsicle stick instead of a bookmark and your kids can use it in their pretend play!

Having this cute bookmark is a great way for your kids to remember which book they are reading.

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