7.28.2011

Angry Birds DIY set up


If your kids love angry birds like mine do - this is sure to be a winner! Have the game come to LIFE with a few simple supplies.


Materials:
Small round-ish rocks (however many you want to paint for birds and pigs)
Paint (We used black, red, white, light blue, yellow and green)
brushes
marker
assorted blocks
slingshot ($1 store water toy launcher)

Cover your work surface to protect it. I divided up the rocks and colors and let my boys paint them up. 



When they were dry I added the face details with a tiny bit of paint and a black marker


Head OUTSIDE to build a structure to knock down! I placed a lap board on the grass it give the structure and flat solid surface to sit on. Then I let my kids build it up with blocks and place the pigs inside. 



Use a slingshot to launch your angry birds into the air! REPEAT, repeat, REPEAT!!! lots of fun and a great way to entertain them outside in the summer.



I will be linking up my idea around the web this week! 







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31 comments:

  1. This is for real one of the coolest things I've ever seen!

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  2. SHUT. UP. My kids will D-I-E over this! I may save this and make it for them for Christmas! They're angry birds addicts, like their mother!!! So so so so fun. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. Hhaha so cute! I love the slingshot idea, very clever. I'll have to share this with my angry birds addict friends! I made them some angry birds costumes for a fesitval this year if you'd like to have a look:

    http://elegantpaws.blogspot.com/2011/03/angry-birds-are-go-part-4-finale.html
    thanks for sharing!

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  4. LOVE this! My son will go nuts, thanks for sharing!!

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  5. awesome! have fun with your kids! :)

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  6. I have a house full of boys today and Target has slingshots on sale... guess what were are doing?? :)

    Thanks so much for sharing. Filed at thecraftersfilebox.com.

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  7. So cute!! Pinned so I can do this with my son! He is obsessed with our phones!

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  8. This is seriously the funnest thing I've seen in blogland for some time now...LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!

    Jessica

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  9. I love this and am featuring it on my blog today! You did such a great job and I love that the kids can help!

    Amanda
    everycreativeendeavor.com

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  10. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [30 Jul 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  11. this is AWESOME! as in, i don't have a child old enough to do this and, I want to do it myself.:)

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  12. I had to pin this genius idea!!! My kids are so addicted to angry birds...they will love a real life version!!! Awesome!!!!

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  13. This is too cute. My girls would love to make these. Thank for sharing

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  14. My son loves this game, but I don't love lots of screen time...so I think, we are going to go make some and do this right now.

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  15. What a fun idea! And so much better than using a phone or something.=) Yay for creativity! http://bellesbazaar-heather.blogspot.com

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  16. ... and you are sure to create waves with this stunning idea of yours. Pinned it... hope it helps :)

    -Tanya
    http://tanyaanurag.blogspot.com/

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  17. What a great idea! This game is so popular that I know your version will be a huge hit at Angry Bird parties everywhere.

    I had to share this idea on Shout Out Sunday this week! Thanks so much for such a fun idea.

    http://kimskandykreations.blogspot.com/2011/07/shout-out-sunday_31.html

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  18. Absolutely genius! And you inspired me to try the same thing with my nephew. I made the birds myself but he had a great time playing with them.

    http://anovicenelly.blogspot.com/2011/08/angry-bird-rocks.html

    Thanks so much!

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  19. Had to return with another comment. After seeing this post on Saturday, we went for a walk around the neighborhood and collected rocks, painted our birds, pulled out some old baby building blocks (not square chunky style). we threw the birds and it was a hit, my six year old LOVED it. but we didn't stop there. Another walk to find a nice branch. Saw and sanded my son's first slingshot( of the homemade variety) We had hours of fun finding, creating and playing.
    This is the most fun craft we have done all summer.
    Thanks so much!!! I have to do a post on it for posterity's sake, all credit goes to you!

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  20. I absolutely love this idea! What a great way to get out from behind the computer and create something. Love it! I think I'll have to make this for myself, hee hee. :-)

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  21. This idea is pure genius!! I hope we can squeeze it in before school starts!

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  22. You've been featured on Fabulousity Friday at Sweet Tea Serendipity! Check it out & pick up your award here: http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com/2011/08/fabulousity-friday-8-500-follower.html

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  23. You've been featured on Fabulousity Friday at Sweet Tea Serendipity! Check it out & pick up your award here: http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com/2011/08/fabulousity-friday-8-500-follower.html

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  24. Great ideas and tutorial! i love it, thanks for sharing.

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  25. If you want to DIY a real angry birds game, order the material on vkamobi.com

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  26. hi megan!

    i just wanted to let you know that blogged about this post at:

    http://daydreamingupintheclouds.blogspot.com/2011/11/inspiration-outdoor-angry-birds.html

    this is such an awesome idea... i LOVE IT!!! =D

    -laura

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  27. Hey, Meg! Love these!! I'm using your sling shot idea with our Angry Birds beanies game. Hopefully our Dollar Tree has some!

    Linked to your post in my post here:

    http://attemptingaloha.blogspot.com/2011/12/angry-birds-small-bean-bags-free.html

    Aloha!
    Charlie

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  28. LOVE it! My boys will be so excited! Very clever! Funny!

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  29. I saw this ages ago and fell in love! I was totally inspired by it when I made my own angry birds playset. Thanks for a great idea! http://www.craftinterrupted.com/2012/11/angry-birds-playset.html

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  30. Thank you for the idea. I have rocks and paint sitting on my work bench; now I have the inspiration to get started.

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