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Monday, November 16, 2009

Feather Turkey

Last year, I had a lot of feathers my mom had given me. I wanted to use them for something, so we made a turkey. Brayden loved it so much that we had to repeat the activity this year.

Probably two and up. You could assist a one year old.

  • Science
  • Colors
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Practice for Penmanship if child uses scissors
  • Art
  • Paper (two pieces)
  • Glue
  • Feathers
  • Crayon or pen/pencil
  • Scissors


  1. On one paper, have your child draw a turkey body and head. Kaitlyn (2.5) drew her own, as did Brayden at 4.5, but last year at 3.5, Brayden couldn't (or didn't think he could).
  2. Have your child cut it out if able. If not, then you cut it out.
  3. Draw a circle on the other piece of paper. This is the circle for your child to place the end of the feathers in.
  4. Have your child dip the ends of the feathers in glue and place them in the circle.
  5. Put the turkey body over the feathers.
  6. Add eyes, legs, etc.
  7. Let dry and hang!


1 comment:

Ben & Jenny said...

Did this one yesterday! DS loved blowing the feathers on the turkey. He had lots of fun making this one.


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