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This egg is rather hard to draw so here is a version you can print out. Cut out the pieces and try making the birds shown below and also found here . There are lots more birds to make, so invent your own!

When you have finished, can you put the egg back together again without looking at this image?

Bird 2Bird 3Bird 4Bird 5Bird 6Bird 1

This activity features in our December 2008 Advent Calendar .

Printable NRICH Roadshow resources: Instructions and Tangrams 1 and 2.