thanksgiving craft idea with Thanksgiving Bouquet of Sunflower Turkeys
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Are your kids looking for something to do on Thanksgiving while they wait patiently (or, more than likely, impatiently) for the food to be put out? This Thanksgiving craft will keep the little ones busy while you cook up a delicious feast for the family and give you an adorable centerpiece that your guests will rave about as they gobble down their food!



How to Cut a Turkey out of Construction Paper

Step 1

Cut out the shapes shown above using brown, orange, red, and yellow construction paper. (You can also use cardstock or foam for sturdier turkeys.)

How to Make a Construction Paper Turkey

Step 2

Glue the shapes together to create the head and body of the turkey, and then attach the googly eyes to complete the face. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to create one turkey for each sunflower in your bouquet.

Trimmed Sunflowers for Sunflower Turkey

Step 3

Trim the bottom petals of each sunflower, leaving only a rainbow-like arch of petals at the top of the sunflowers. That way, the flower petals look like turkey feathers.

How to Make a Thanksgiving Turkey With a Sunflower

Step 4

Glue one construction paper turkey to the center of each sunflower to create a festive Thanksgiving bouquet.

Although this Thanksgiving craft is intended for kids, guests of all ages will admire these cute sunflower turkeys. They help to create a festive Thanksgiving bouquet that will fit in well with the rest of your turkey day tablescape.


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