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Thanksgiving Craft to Do With Kids: Pinecone Turkey

This cute Thanksgiving turkey craft comes together easily with pinecones and card stock.

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Materials you will need:

  • Turkey feather templates (download here)
  • Red, yellow, orange, and green cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Hot glue gun with glue
  • Medium or large pinecone

How to create your turkey:

1. Use the templates to cut out the shapes needed for the feathers and eyes. Use the photo as a guide or create your own color combinations.

2. Measure and cut out a 2- to 3-inch circle on a piece of cardstock or construction paper (adjust the size of your circle to fit your pinecone as needed). Hot glue the tail feathers onto the circle (not shown). Let dry. Glue the side feathers together. Let dry. Attach all the elements to the pinecone with hot glue. Gobble gobble!

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