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Easy Tissue Paper Turkey Craft


I love easy and inexpensive activities, which is why I love this Tissue Paper Turkey Craft.

Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

A fun activity for children and simple to put together, this tissue paper turkey is bound to get creative artistic juices flowing with a bit of learning thrown into the mix. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to present this Tissue Paper Turkey Craft to kids and is wonderful to do together as a group.

Tissue Paper Turkey Craft

Turkey Tissue Paper Sun Catcher

Turkey Craft Materials

Turkey Tissue Paper Craft

How to Make the Turkey Craft

  • Print out your turkey outline
  • Cut it out
  • Tape contact paper onto a window
  • Place your turkey into the contact paper
  • Use the paper hole punch to make festive shapes from the construction paper
  • Invite the kids to tear and cut the various colors of tissue paper
  • Discuss the colors created by the overlapping tissue paper
  • When satisfied with your turkey, pull it off the window
  • Flip it over so the body of the turkey shows clearly
  • Cut loosely around the turkey
  • Mount the turkey on construction paper and cover with cleat tape
  • Display

Tissue Paper Turkey

Tissue Paper Turkey Learning

  • fine motor skill work with cutting, punching, and tearing
  • science of light
  • color exploration
  • sensory (stickiness of paper, the sound of tearing, the sight of light through paper)

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