Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Cue the turkey crafts! I believe just about every kid makes handprint turkeys in preschool and kindergarten this time of year… so why not change things up a bit!
Here’s a fun and easy turkey craft made out of fall leaves. So, the next time your kids go outside to play in the leaves, be sure to collect a bunch of them for this project.
- fall leaves
- white cardstock (2)
- construction paper or colored cardstock
- markers, colored pencils or crayons
Step 1: Draw the turkey’s body on a piece of white cardstock.
Step 2: Color the turkey and cut it out.
Step 3: Next, cut off the stems of the leaves.
Step 4: Glue the leaves to a piece of white cardstock. Fan them out to make them look like a turkey’s tail. Start with the larger leaves, then layer the smaller leaves on top of them.
Step 5: Glue it to a larger piece of colored cardstock or construction paper to frame the picture. Then, glue the turkey’s body on top of the leaves.
LeeAnne is the creator behind Raising Veggie Lovers, a resource for delicious recipes, fun crafts, and educational activities for kids. She is a stay-at-home mom of two young kids, and when she’s not busy with them, she enjoys trying new foods and traveling.
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