I had the girls make these Paper Plate Turkey Wreaths during art group last week. I cut out the center of a paper plate to make the base for the paper loops to go on. Then I cut out a bunch of strips of paper (mine were 1x6 inches) I taped them into loops and had them all ready for the girls to glue them on to the wreath. I am sure an older child would be able to do this part themselves.
Emily glued the paper loops onto the paper plate
Next she folded two thin strips like an accordion. These will be used for the legs
I cut out feet shapes for Emily to glue onto the legs
Then she glued beak, snood and legs to the body. I traced Emily’s food onto a piece of brown construction paper for the body.
I gave the girls the choice of gluing on wiggly eyes or using a marker. Emily chose the marker :0)
Finally she glued the body to the loops on the plate.
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Adorable! I've never seen a turkey craft like that before.
ohh my word that is adorable!!
What a lovely turkey craft and decoration, perfect for Thanksgiving!
Oh, how cute. I think he might just find a home with us. Or a couple of his friends anyway.
I love it! I think this might be the craft for my November story hour!
What a great idea! We may have to try this. Thanks for sharing,
What a cute wreath !! Love it and definetly going to try it !!
oh with all of the turkey crafts around of late this one is fabulous!!
i've been on the search for different turkey crafts and this is perfect! love it! :)
That is one good lookin turkey, thanks for the great idea!
Super cute - great idea!
What a fantastic idea - This may be the perfect thing for us to do today :-)
Great idea. How creative! Will do this with our granddaughters this weekend when we have them. Thanks
Such a sweet craft!
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Great craft! I put the one we made on my blog today with a link to your post. Thanks!
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Love this turkey! I have never seen one made this way and can't wait to do it with my little one next year! Thanks for sharing!
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