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Goofy Gobbler
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Little ones create a terrific turkey decoration that’s
sure to become a Thanksgiving favorite!

This activity is appropriate for:
kindergarten & up / 5 years & up

You will need:

Directions

  1. Take a piece of the round Spin & Draw paper and fold it in half.
  2. Decorate the inside of the paper by gluing on tissue paper squares so that it’s completely covered. This will be the body for your gobbler.
  3. Print and cut out the hands from the template. Color them orange. These will be your gobbler’s wings. Glue a hand on each side of the fold, on the undecorated side of the paper. Set aside and dry.
  4. Cut out a 3" circle from brown construction paper. This will be the head for your gobbler.
  5. Cut out a triangle from yellow construction paper to create a beak. Glue it to the brown circle. Add additional details to the circle, like a wiggly eye to complete the head.
  6. Take the body and glue the finished head along the fold, at the end opposite the fingers of the hand cutouts.
  7. Glue tissue paper squares over the rest of the body not covered by the wings or the head.
  8. Punch a hole in the middle of the bird’s wings above the fold of the paper so that the bird will hang evenly. String with a yarn lace.
  9. Once completely dried, your Goofy Gobbler is ready for display!

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