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Terrific Turkey Centerpiece
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This vibrant Thanksgiving centerpiece is sure to be a holiday favorite!

This activity is appropriate for:
preschool & up / 3 years & up

You will need:

Directions

  1. Print and cut out the Hand Template, two for each child. Have kids color the hands.
  2. Cut pieces of brown construction paper in half lengthwise, and brown 5" circles. Also cut diamonds approximately 3½" long x 2" wide out of yellow construction paper.
  3. Form a circle out of a pre-cut strip of brown construction paper. Glue both ends of the strip together. Stand the circle up on the table.
  4. Fold the yellow diamond in half (widthwise), forming the beak of your turkey. Glue the bottom half of the “beak” onto the middle of a brown circle, allowing the top part to lift upward. Add finishing touches to your turkey’s face with wiggly eyes and feathers.
  5. Glue the face onto the front of the circle strip of paper, about halfway down.
  6. Glue hand templates onto the body, one on either side of the head. The fingers of the hands should point away from the head. These are the wings.
  7. Glue feathers around the outside of the body, being careful not to cover the face.

  8. Your turkey is ready to be the center of attention!
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