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Flamingo Bookmark

By: Amanda A from
Flamingo Bookmark
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 just paper, a sharpie, glue, a pencil, and scissors, this craft will get your kids in the right mood for the rest of summer!"

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Construction paper
  • Cardstock Paper
  • Sharpie
  • Craft Glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors


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

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

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

  4. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  11. Prepare the bookmark base from cardstock paper.

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

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

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

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