Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable Thanksgiving turkey craft! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable Thanksgiving turkey craft! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults. #turkey #thanksgiving #constructionpaper #paperturkey #scissorpractice #fall #craftsforkids #twitchetts

Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

If you have followed along with our site you know how much we love coming up with fun new turkeys each year! We have quite a stash you can peek through already but wanted to add one more.

This turkey is great for those little hands that are just learning to use scissors.

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Supplies for a scissor practice turkey

  • Construction Paper. Red, Yellow, Orange, & Brown.
  • White Cardstock.
  • Scissors.
  • Glue Stick.
  • Googly Eyes.
  • Black Marker
  • Tape. (optional)

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How to make a simple paper turkey

Start by cutting paper strips. Lots of strips. To speed this up, stack the sheets and cut them at the same time. The width doesn’t matter.

You will also need to make a body out of your brown. Either draw your child a peanut shape for them to cut or you can do this part for them. You also need a beak and a snood, yep that’s what it’s called…Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

Now pull over your white piece of cardstock and have them paste on their strips. They can go any which way they like. Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

They can cut them shorter or even tear them to fit in blank spots. Just have them keep going until they have covered as much of the paper as they can.Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

Give your paper a moment or two to dry. During this time you can put together your turkey’s body.

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If you don’t have googly eyes you can substitute a couple white hole punches with black marker dots for pupils. Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

Now flip over your cardstock and plan out your feathers. Place your turkey body in the center as a guide and make a big, upsidedown, tear drop. Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

Then add two more in the opposite direction on each side and cut them out.Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

Use a bit of glue to hold them together.Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

If needed, add a piece of tape to the back side for more support.Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable paper turkey! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults.

Turn it back over and attach the body. Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable Thanksgiving turkey craft! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults. #turkey #thanksgiving #constructionpaper #paperturkey #scissorpractice #fall #craftsforkids #twitchetts

You can leave him like this or attach the turkey to another piece of white cardstock.Let your little one work on their scissor skills while creating an adorable Thanksgiving turkey craft! This Thanksgiving craft for kids is easy to set up and takes very little instruction from adults. #turkey #thanksgiving #constructionpaper #paperturkey #scissorpractice #fall #craftsforkids #twitchetts

Your little one is sure to enjoy this fun turkey craft. Check out more of our fun turkeys here!

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