There is a PRINTABLE TURKEY CRAFT TEMPLATE to make it nice and easy. The turkey’s pot belly is made from paper strips so it’s really easy to do. We think this is a delightful Thanksgiving craft for kids or Christmas craft for those of you in the UK.
Scroll on down to see how to make this simple paper turkey craft!
We’ve got lots more easy Thanksgiving crafts for you. Our favourite turkey craft ideas are Handprint Turkey Puppets, Printable Turkey Hats, Rocking Paper Plate Turkey Craft and we adore these fun Turkey Finger Puppets from Red Ted Art too.
Pot Belly Paper Turkey Craft Tutorial
Supplies To Make Paper Turkeys:
- Printable Turkey Craft Template
- White Card
- Brown Paper or Card
- Coloured Paper
- Wiggle Eyes (optional)
How To Make A Paper Turkey Craft With A Cute Pot Belly
1 – Download and print the turkey craft template.
2 – Cut all the pieces out of coloured paper or card.
3 – Put your white Card into a landscape position and glue your turkey tail feathers on in a fan.
4 – You will have cut 4 brown strips. Fold the last inch /2cm of each strip over. Use the photo as a guide.
5 – Take one brown paper strip and apply glue to the folded ends. Position in vertically onto the turkey’s tummy to make a loop. (Use the photo as a guide.)
6 – Repeat step 5 with a second brown strip but this time go horizontally.
7 – Finish the turkey’s pot belly with your last two paper strips going diagonally.
8 – Glue the turkey’s feet onto the bottom back of the turkey so they poke out below the pot belly.
8 – Make the turkey’s face by gluing on the snood, beak and eyes.
9 – Glue the turkey’s body onto the middle of the fanned tail feathers.
Gobble, gobble now your Pot Belly Paper Turkey Craft is finished. Aren’t they fun?
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