Make each of these body parts and let the glue on them dry.
Glue the bird's neck onto the torso as shown. Let dry. Then glue the legs onto the torso, and let them dry.
Cut two bird feet out of orange craft foam and glue them in place.
Cut two beak shapes (see photo) out of blue craft foam and glue one on top of the other. Let dry. Then glue the beak onto the end of the last blue pom-pom (the bird's head).
Glue googly eyes onto the head.
Form a cross with the two wooden dowels and glue them together where they intersect. Let dry. To make the cross more secure, wrap a pipe cleaner around the middle (optional).
Cut five pieces of 24-inch thread. Fold each thread in half so that it forms a 12-inch piece of doubled thread.