Plego Merops Apiaster Paper Bird Kit

Plego create 3D paper figures inspired by nature and organic forms. Everything comes prepared; no scissors are required, all you have to do is enjoy putting them together!

The European bee-eater, Merops apiaster, is known for its exuberant colours, making it the most “tropical” figure in the Plego collection.

This charming bird is designed to sit on a shelf and the tail hang outwards.

Let's Get Folding!

  • Kit contains 5 sheets of pre-cut 50% cotton light-resistant art paper. 
  • An educational sheet explaining the main characteristics of the bee-eater and a set of assembly instructions.


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Plego arose out of an urge they felt to get back to paper, to working with their hands, making creativity more tangible and personal. And this creative urge has taken shape in the form of their “Birds of Catalonia” collection.

Dimensions and details

DesignLerops Apiaster - European Bee-Eater
MaterialDyed pulp art paper with 50% cotton content. Excellent to fold and resistant to light.
OriginDesigned and made in Girona, Spain.
Suitable ForAge 12+
NoteWhite craft glue is required.
Top Tip!A toothpick is ideal for applying the glue.