- 12 jumbo, raw, fresh, eggs -- washed
Decorative paper -- cut into
- 1. 5"x 5" squares for the wings
- 2. 5"x 3" rectangles for the tails
- 3. 1"x 2" rectangles for the beaks
- Sharp tool, like a mechanical pencil with no lead or a well washed nail
- Super glue
- Waterproof markers
- Thin ribbon
- Bowl to catch the egg insides
- With the point of a mechanical pencil (no lead), or an extremely clean nail or pointed object, poke a 1/8 inch hole in each end of the egg.
- Insert the toothpick into the egg and break the yolk.
- Blow into the smaller more pointy end of the egg – shooting the white and yolk into a bowl.
- Rinse the egg out via the poked holes, blowing out any additional water that might be inside.
- Carefully poke another hole on either side of the egg for the wings.
- Roll the 1” wide strip into a beak and insert it into the hole at the pointed end of the egg.
- Fold the squares accordion fashion and twist the edges.
- Using a twisting motion insert the wings and tail into the egg holes.
- Draw eyes with a waterproof black marker.
- Decorate with additional markers or whatever you like.
- Glue any loose wings with super glue.
- Cut the ribbon into 18" lengths. Tie diagonally around the wings, knotting at the top of the birds.
- Carefully hang your beautiful creations in your Sukkah!