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How to make fun quilled turkey paper crafts with kids

This quilled turkey paper craft is a fun and easy Thanksgiving craft that kids will enjoy creating. This kid’s craft combines the paper quilling process with construction paper, so it’s perfect for a classroom project or for something to create while the turkey is roasting.This quilled turkey paper craft is a fun and easy Thanksgiving craft that kids will enjoy creating. This kids craft combines the paper quilling process with construction paper, so it's perfect for a classroom project or for something to create while the turkey is roasting. #turkey #paperturkey #quilledturkey #thanksgiving #craftsforkids #constructionpaper #classroomcraft #twitchetts

Quilled Turkey

Are you looking for a fun turkey craft for your kids? We love creating cute turkeys from paper.  Add in a couple of googly eyes and you have a cute Thanksgiving craft that your kids will love creating!

We share this fun way for kids to start quilling in our book Construction Paper Crafts for Kids. This technique is perfect for butterflies, spiders, and now quilled turkeys!

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How to make a Thanksgiving day papercraft:

Check out these step by step instructions to create a quilled paper turkey.  Then you can see it all in action in the video below!

Begin by cutting 3 brown strips that are one inch wide. Next, cut some red, orange, and yellow paper into 1-inch strips. This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Create 3 tail feathers by gluing the inside edges of the brown strips together making a tear shape.This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Glue all three tailfeather pieces together. This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Glue them down to your backdrop using the white glue.This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

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Now for the quilling! Grab a strip of the yellow, red, or orange paper and hold your craft stick at one end.

Use the stick to roll the paper. Slide the paper off of the stick and dip the end in glue.

Place the glue side of the paper into one of your feathers. This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Continue doing this in whichever pattern you want. This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

To create the body of your turkey, cut out a peanut type shape with the brown paper.This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Use leftover paper to create a beak and snood. Add a couple of googly eyes and you’re good to go.
This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Use your craft stick to add a touch more glue and attach the body to the feathers.This construction paper quilling turkey can introduce a fun new technique to your kids while creating a fun Thanksgiving craft!

 

Quilling is a beautiful technique that adults use to create amazing pieces of art. Letting your little ones learn this process can spark endless creative opportunities for them! Not to mention it is an excellent fine motor activity too.

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