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Fun and Easy Paper Turkey Craft

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How adorable is this Turkey Craft? The best part you can use the download with your Cricut Or Silhouette or with any other cutting machine. I have even included a free printable for those of you that don’t have a machine. You can grab either below.

orange and black buffalo plaid cardstock with paper turkey craft laying on it

Now you can Plan a special Thanksgiving Crafting day for the kiddos and add this cute turkey craft to your project lineup. Plus you will keep the little hands busy!

orange and black buffalo plaid cardstock with paper turkey craft laying on it

Paper Turkey Craft With Free Printable and Cutting Machine Downloads

This craft with the cute and vibrant colored turkey feathers is perfect for older kids, or even the younger ones if you use your machine to cut out the pieces, it is really a super simple project.

orange and black buffalo plaid cardstock with paper turkey craft laying on it

I didn’t use construction paper because I wanted something a little more sturdy, but with just a few supplies this cute little thanksgiving craft came to light.

orange and black buffalo plaid cardstock with paper turkey craft laying on it

What do I need to make a Paper Turkey?

  • 65 lb weight cardstock (love using this when I have a project with a lot of colors, plus there are always great online prices and you can ship to store.)
    • white
    • black
    • orange
    • yellow
    • green
    • orange
    • red
  • Cutting Machine (if you are doing the printable version you can use scissors)
  • Glue Pen
  • Googly eyes (optional I cut the eyes with my machine)

Because of the simplicity of this craft, you can add it to your list of Thanksgiving craft ideas for the little people.

Plan a special Thanksgiving Crafting day for the kiddos and add this cute turkey craft to your project lineup. Plus you will keep the little hands busy! #thanksgiving #preschool #kids #fortoddlers #kindergarten #DIY #easy

Get the Paper Turkey Craft PDF

 

There are some really amazing turkey crafts for kids out there, like this Scrap Ribbon Pine Cone Turkey. And if you want something a little more geared toward toddlers, you will for sure want to check out this paper plate turkey craft or this coffee filter turkey. Both are super easy, like so easy the kids will need very little supervision with this one.

Get the Paper Turkey Craft SVG

 

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    How To Make A Paper Turkey

    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Active Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 35 minutes
    Estimated Cost: $10

    Paper turkeys are the perfect projects to get little hands busy and to work on some skills like cutting and gluing.

    Materials

    65 lb Weight Cardstock

    Instructions

    For Cricut

    1. Upload the file to your cutting program.
    2. Resize and duplicate to the sizes you want your turkeys.
    3. Remove the pieces.
    4. Glue feathers.
    5. And feet on the back of the turkey.
    6. Glue the eyes onto the front.
    7. The waddle is glued to the nose and glue below the eyes.

    For Printable PD

    1. Use the Pdf template to cut the pieces to the turkey to use as a stencil (you will need googly eyes if cutting by hand). 
    2. Using the stencils you made cut all pieces to the turkey using the images in this post as a guide.
    3. Glue feathers and feet on the back of the turkey.
    4. Glue the eyes onto the front.
    5. The waddle is glued to the nose and glue below the eyes.
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