The Thankful Turkey

ProTect Painters believes that thankfulness is one of the best habits we can pass on to our children. To celebrate this season of thanks, here is a fun craft to remind your family of all there is to be thankful for!

Paper Hand Turkey

What you need:

  • Brown/Orange, yellow, blue, green and red construction paper
  • Googley eyes
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Scissors
  • Pen/marker

What to do:

1. Trace your hand on the brown/orange construction paper, then cut it out with scissors.

Traced Hand Turkey Craft

2. Cut a strip of green construction paper to fit the width of a full page, and then cut little snippets to resemble pieces of grass.

3. Glue the “grass” and the turkey onto a piece of blue construction paper to resemble the sky.

4. Attach one googley eye, red gobbler and yellow beak to the face.

Hand Turkey Paper Craft

5. Using the pen/marker, write something for which you are thankful on each feather.

6. Outline the turkey in glitter paint to make the turkey sparkle!

turkey day crafts for kids

This fun craft is a great way to start a conversation about thankfulness and gratitude, which is appealing for "kids" of all ages!

We hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

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