Paper Turkey Craft

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Thanksgiving is coming up and you need to get crafty! This paper turkey craft is the perfect way to get in the Thanksgiving spirit. Not only are they festive, but they’re also a great way to get the kids involved in the holiday.

I know that crafting can be a lot of fun, but it can sometimes be a little daunting. That’s why I’ve put together this easy tutorial on how to make the perfect paper turkey.

Follow the simple steps below and you’ll have a beautiful Thanksgiving decoration or an activity to extend your homeschool turkey life cycle lesson in no time!

For more turkey-themed activities, see my list of Turkey Activities for Kids.

Paper Turkey Craft

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Paper Turkey Craft for kids

Homeschooling can be a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be all serious all the time. A great way to mix things up and add a little fun is to incorporate some hands-on learning activities. And what could be more fun than learning about the turkey life cycle with a paper turkey craft?

This simple project is perfect for kids of all ages, and it’s a great way to introduce them to the turkey life cycle. Not only is this project educational, but it’s also lots of fun.

So next time you’re looking for a craft that will engage your kids and teach them something new, consider incorporating a paper turkey craft into your lesson plan.

If you love this activity, you have to try these Animal Activities for Kids, too.

Paper Turkey Craft

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Paper Turkey Craft Supplies

Paper Turkey Craft Supplies

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Instructions:

Step 1: Make a cone out of a paper plate by cutting 1/4 part of it. Use a glue gun to stick it together.

Paper Turkey Craft

Step 2: Use the brown construction paper to cover the cone.

Paper Turkey Craft

Step 3: Cut the printed template for the feet, nose, and beak.

Paper Turkey Craft

Step 4: Trace the template in the yellow foam sheet and cut it.

Paper Turkey Craft

Step 5: Trace the nose template on the red felt paper.

Paper Turkey Craft

Step 6: Stick the feet, nose, beak, and googly eyes to the turkey cone

using a glue gun.

Paper Turkey Craft

Step 7: Fold the pipe cleaners in half and attach it at the back of the turkey. (You can use as many as you can and colors you want.)

Paper Turkey Craft

And there you have your 3D Turkey Craft!

Paper Turkey Craft

Useful Tips:

  1. Be careful when using the scissor and the glue gun.
  2. Choose the proper materials to achieve the aspired outcome.
  3. Let your creativity flow in your work!
Paper Turkey Craft

Paper Turkey Craft

This easy and fun paper turkey craft is what you need to bring lots of fun during the Thanksgiving season or any time of the year.

Materials

  • Red felt paper
  • Construction paper (brown)
  • Foam sheet (yellow)
  • pipe cleaners (violet, green, orange, pink)
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissor
  • Glue
  • Glue gun
  • Glue stick
  • Paper plate
  • Template

Instructions

    1. Make a cone out of a paper plate by cutting 1/4 part of it. Use a glue gun to stick it together.
    2. Use brown construction paper to cover the cone.
    3. Cut the printed template for the feet, nose, and beak.
    4. Trace the template in the yellow foam sheet and cut it.
    5. Trace the nose template on the red felt paper.
    6. Stick the feet, nose, beak, and googly eyes to the turkey cone using a glue gun.
    7. Fold the pipe cleaners in half and attach them to the back of the turkey. (You can use as many as you can and colors you want.)

    And there you have your 3D Turkey Craft!

Notes

  1. Be careful when using the scissor and the glue gun.
  2. Choose the proper materials to achieve the aspired outcome.
  3. Let your creativity flow in your works!

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