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Give a Turkey a Hand T-Shirt

Making a T-shirt is a memorable yet unexpected way to celebrate Thanksgiving. The Give a Turkey a Hand T-Shirt is an easy Thanksgiving art project for kids that's also a ton of fun! You could easily make this easy art project year after year. This Thanksgiving craft for kids is definitely one you'll want to brag about. After all, how many of your friends can say their handprint is immortalized on a festive T-shirt?

Give a Turkey a Hand T-Shirt
















  • Aleene's® Fabric Fusion® Permanent Fabric Adhesive
  • Tulip® T-shirt Form
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Chocolate (15800 )         
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Crimson Red (15790)         
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Golden Tan (15827)         
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Mandarin Orange (15787)         
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Sunshine Yellow (15786)         
  • T-shirt
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper plate to use as paint palette
  • Googly eye
  • Sponges


  1. Insert Tulip® Fashion Form inside T-shirt and set aside.
  2. Squeeze out each color onto paper plate palette.
  3. Using sponge, apply one color to each finger, except thumb – Mandarin Orange, Golden Tan, Crimson and Sunshine.
  4. Once fingers are painted, press hand in center of T-shirt, tilted slightly to one side, and gently press down on each finger. Pull hand straight up off T-shirt. Let dry.
  5. Wash paint from hand using soap and water.
  6. Use sponge to generously apply Chocolate to palm and all fingers of same hand.
  7. Press hand directly on T-shirt, this time straight up. Make sure previously stamped fingers land between newly stamped fingers. Pull hand straight up off T-shirt. Let dry.
  8. Use paintbrush to paint turkey legs, beak and wattle. Let dry.
  9. Use Fabric Fusion® to adhere googly eye. Let dry.
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