Turkey Craft made from Recycled Materials

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Turkey Craft made from Recycled Materials
Turkey Craft made from Recycled Materials
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"Fun craft for kids to help with Thanksgiving decorations or as gifts. Easy to make, inexpensive, and supplies found around the house. "

Time to CompleteUnder 30 minutes

MaterialsPaper Crafts, Recycled Crafts, Painting & Coloring

Age GroupPreschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School, Pre-Teens

Materials List

  • Baby Food Jar: Empty & Dry
  • Cereal Box
  • Washable Paint
  • Googly Eyes
  • Ribbon
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue
  • Scissors
  • Sponge Paint Brush


  1. Turn baby food jar upside down and paint brown. Using sponge paint brush, blot on to create textured, feather look. Let dry. Apply second coat if necessary.

  2. Cut out feathers from cereal box. (Printable Template available on Blog)

  3. Paint feathers desired colors. Let dry.

  4. Glue eyes onto upside down jar.

  5. Paint on beak.

  6. Glue on Ribbon.

  7. Glue on feathers. Make sure to glue high enough that the car can sit flat on a mantle or table.

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