DLTK's Animal Crafts for Kids
Mexican Bird Rattle Craft

Mexican bird rattleIn Mexico, paper mache rattles are popular during New Year's celebrations.  The rattles are shaken to welcome the generous spirits of the new year and to drive away the unhappy spirits of past years.

I have included a template version and a paper mache version of this craft.  the template version is a lot quicker and the paper mache version is more "traditional".

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Template   (color)   or   (B&W)


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Paper Mache Version of the Mexican Bird RattleMaterials:



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