Thanksgiving Turkey Handprint Craft For Kids

August 10, 2008

Who hasn’t drawn a handprint turkey as a kid? You know trace your spread out hand and then turn the thumb into the turkeys head and the rest of your fingers become the turkey’s tail feathers? Now we take it a step further making a turkey collage from your child’s hand and foot prints.

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You’ll Need

* Construction paper in various fall colors
* Scissors
* Glue

Directions:

Trace your child’s feet (while she’s wearing shoes)onto brown or black construction paper and cut them out. Trace your child’s hands on various other colors of construction paper. The “feet” will become the turkey’s body and the handprints his tail feathers. Cut out all the pieces you just traced. Use the image above as a guide on how to assemble your turkey. Cut eyes, a beak and a waddle out of remnants of construction paper and glue them on your turkey.

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Thanksgiving Apple Turkey Craft For Kids

August 10, 2008

This is a great craft kids can make Thanksgiving day while they wait for the real turkey to finish cooking. The finished turkey also makes for a healthy desert. These would also make cute place cards if you write each person’s name on the apple with tick cake decorating gel.

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You’ll Need

* 1 apple
* 1 large and 5 mini marshmallows
* 12 raisins
* 6 toothpicks
* 1 piece of candy corn

Directions:

Put an apple stem side up on a flat surface. Remove the stem. Put 2 raisins and 1 mini marshmallow each on 5 of the toothpicks. Use the remaining two raisins and the candy corn to turn the large marshmallow into the turkeys face and stick it on a toothpick as well. Using the picture as a guide, stick the toothpicks with the marshmallows into the apple, lining up the 5 mini marshmallow picks to form the turkeys tail behind the stem indentation on the apple and the turkey’s face on the opposite side of the indentation.

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