A new series of fun free printables has arrived! If your kids loved my Build A Snowman printables, then I think they’re going to love this animals series too! Introducing Build A Rooster!
A reader emailed me, asking if she had missed the link for the rooster pattern. Confused, I started to email her back, when the lightbulb went off in my head, that I think she meant the parts to build him. I asked if this is what she was looking for – she said yes, because she thought he was adorable (I think so too!) – so here he is! I’m calling him Rudy the Rooster!
Build A Rooster
But then, why stop here, I said to myself. Why not turn it into a series of fun free printables? So over the coming months I’ll be adding to the Build A Farm Animals series! The animals will be anthropomorphic, which basically means that they’ll have human traits – like standing on two legs instead of four.
As with pretty much all my printables, they come in two paper sizes – A4 for the UK, and 8.5 x 11″ for the USA (and other countries that use these paper sizes as standard).
I’ve created two sizes for Rudy the Rooster: Regular size, which is what you see above, with all of the pieces on one sheet of paper, and Large size with the pieces spread over several sheets.
Since I make my characters from fairly simple shapes, I think they’ll be less fiddly to cut out than Olaf.
The regular size is for children that are more skilled at cutting. The large size should be a lot easier for younger children. Or you could cut them out for them. Of course, you know your children, so will know what suits them best!
Download your chosen printable from the list below, and print onto thick paper or thin card. Cut the pieces out, then build a rooster! You could stick pieces together with a glue stick, or sticky tape. You could mount it onto a larger piece of paper and use other craft materials to embellish it – feathers, glitter, tissue paper, for example. You could laminate the pieces so that they can be re-assembled over and over again. This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. If you clicked the link then made a purchase, a small percentage of the sale price would be paid to me. It doesn’t cost you anything more but it helps keep the lights on over here!
As always, if you’ve used my printable I’d love to hear about it! Why not share your Rooster with me on my Facebook page?
Build A Rooster (Large)
Build A Rooster (Regular)
I had emails from readers recently asking permission to print my printables at a print shop, because I say “for personal use only” on my files. I’ve now added that you are welcome to get them printed where you like. All I ask is that you please don’t sell my printables, or share them as your own!
If you would like to use a print service online, I’ve been using DoxDirect (a UK company) recently for some of my printing as they don’t have a minimum order, which is perfect for those of us who only need a sheet or two printed. They offer various paper weights, (so I’ve been testing which is best for which project) and is straightforward to use. You upload the PDF direct and choose how many you need. Well worth checking out if you don’t have a printer – or if you want to conserve your colour ink for my colour heavy printables.
Crafting supplies you might need…
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Printables created by The Purple Pumpkin Blog are for personal use only and not for resale. You are welcome to print my designs at a print shop if you don’t have a printer at home. If you wish to link to, pin or share my printables, you are welcome to do so as long as a link back to the blog post is shown and the watermarks are kept intact. Colours may vary slightly on printing due to different screen and printer settings. If you use any of my printables it would be awesome to know about it! Just leave me a comment, here on my blog, or post a picture on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest! Use the hashtag #TPPBprintables so I can find you! I hope you find these free printables useful!