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Turkey activities for kids are so much fun!
Especially when they are easy and with homemade items!
And, by homemade items I mean – a paper plate! 🙂
This paper plate activity for kids it’s lots of fun.
And, the awesome part about easy activities for kids is that you can theme them in so many fun and different ways.
You can theme them for a certain season.
Or, you can add a fun educational twist to it or make it set up for a differentiated set of ages, yay! 🙂
In whatever way you choose to put this simple activity together, this one is a very easy one to set up!
So, let’s get into this turkey activity for kids, shall we?
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You’ve an easy Paper Plate turkey craft for kids!
Turkey Crafts for Kids
Turkey Crafts are lots of fun!!
I love setting them up around the month of November and this one is no exception.
To set up this simple paper plate Turkey craft, here are the steps:
Grab a paper plate and cut the feathers around the top of the paper plate.
Then, cut out turkey legs on the paper plate.
With another paper plate, cut out a circle out of the center of the paper plate.
With glue, place the circle over the turkey paper plate.
Voila! Now it is time to draw eyes, a beak and a girdle.
Set your turkey craft aside.
Grab popsicle sticks and ask your littles what they are grateful for.
Write down their answers onto the popsicle sticks.
Tip: Make sure the popsicle sticks match the amount of paper plate feathers there are.
Add dot marker colors on each of the popsicle sticks.
Then, set out dot markers so that your LO can dot and color the paper plate feathers.
As your LO colors a feather, make sure it is a color of the popsicle stick and read aloud the popsicle stick as you add them!
This is a wonderful way to have fun with a Thanksgiving craft for kids while learning through play and talking about the things you and your LO are grateful for. 🙂
Turkey Paper Plate Craft for Kids
For toddlers, you can color the feathers and talk about the different colors as you draw them.
For preschoolers, you can skip count with colors or even add numbers to the paper plate feathers and color as you count!
For kindergarteners, draw out an equation then write out the answer with the color you will use to draw the leaf and then draw the leaf! 🙂
So many fun ways to go about this simple activity with the bonus of talking about the things they find grateful. 🙂
What other fun ways can you think of going about this simple turkey craft for kids?
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