This is a fun craft for both kids and adults at your Thanksgiving dinner! Each person writes what they are thankful for on a turkey feather and then it is assembled for all to see and reflect on all the happy feathers. Every year we look at the turkeys from years past.
- Cardstock in fall colors
- Tape or Glue
- Cut out turkey and feathers
- Assemble body
- Tape or glue feathers on after written on
THANKSGIVINGS FELT PLACEMAT
Add a little pop of color to your table this year with a felt placemat kit from Michaels! This easy to assemble placemat is great for little ones as it helps them work on their dexterity.
- Kit from Michael’s
- Glue (not included in kit)
- Weave together the felt strips and glue the ends
- Glue on included decorative felt embellishments
FEATHER LETTER TURKEY
Check out this fun phonetic craft perfect for those little ones who are learning how to spell their names. They have to find the letters of their name and then assemble them in the correct order on the turkey.
- Small Paper Plate
- Brown crayon
- Construction paper (red, orange and brown)
- 2 Googly Eyes
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TURKEY STICKER SORT
This activity is super easy to set up and also makes little ones use all kinds of brain power – sorting, fine motor skills, visual discrimination, and color words/vocabulary.
- Construction Paper
- Dot Stickers (Dollar General, Amazon, Walmart, Target)
- Painters Tape
- Cut out simple turkey body
- Cut out four feathers in colors that match the dot stickers
- Tape to wall with painters tape
- Give the dot stickers to your little one and watch them figure it out!
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CLASSIC HANDPRINT & FOOTPRINT TURKEY
What’s Thanksgiving without the classic handprint and footprint turkey?! We make these every year and love to see how the kids have grown from year to year!
- Red, Yellow, Orange, Brown Craft Paint
- Paint Brushes
- Baby Wipes
- Red and Orange Craft Paper
- Googly Eyes
- Coat child’s hand with yellow paint and firmly press onto paper. Repeat with other colors, layering each handprint to make feathers.
- Coat child’s foot with brown paint and toes with orange paint and firmly press onto paper.
- Once dry, cut around prints.
- Cut a red waddle (tear drop shape) and a yellow beak (triangle shape) and have child glue them and a googly eye to the heel side of their footprint to make the turkey face.
- Glue handprints to the back of the footprints.
- Glue entire turkey to a piece of paper.
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