If you want to decorate your home for Thanksgiving, you have a huge choice of turkey crafts that you can make so that your home looks festive for this important holiday. You do not have to be an expert crafter to make turkey crafts that look great and will not take a lot of time or money to create. Turkey crafts are some of the easiest. Here are a couple of ideas for you to try when making turkey crafts.
The first easy turkey craft we have for you just takes a pine cone, some orange construction paper, glue, scissors, and some wiggly eyes. Trace your child’s hand onto the construction paper with fingers slightly splayed. You’ll need two of these. Glue them to the back of the pine cone with the fingers pointing out (to resemble feathers). Glue on the wiggly eyes and make a wattle by cutting a small triangle out of the construction paper and gluing just below the eyes. That makes a cute turkey craft that will be a welcome addition to any Thanksgiving table décor!
Another one of the fun turkey crafts we have made also involves your child’s involvement. All you need for this easy turkey craft is some glue, a pencil, a black marker, scissors, and brown, orange, yellow, and red construction paper. Start by tracing your child’s foot out of one of the colors of paper. DO NOT trace the individual toes! Then trace their hands with their fingers splayed out and DO trace the individual fingers! Trace their hands out of the various colors of paper to emulate feathers.
The heel of the foot print will be your turkey head. Arrange the hand prints behind the foot print to look like feathers and glue into place. Cut out two long strips of the brown construction paper and accordion fold for legs. Cut out feet for your turkey – use your imagination – it doesn’t have to be perfect! Draw on a face and cut a small triangle out of the red paper for the turkey wattle. Then you have cute Thanksgiving turkey crafts and be able to watch how your child changes from year to year if you make them every year. Don’t forget to write the age of your child and the year on the back of the turkey!
You can find all sorts of turkey crafts for Thanksgiving on the Internet. Space prevents us from giving you more than a couple, but think about how you can make turkey crafts out of supplies you have lying around the house and then go crazy! Turkey crafts are fun, but they are much more fun when they come from your own creative brain!