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Leafy Turkey

Use leaves from your backyard and your own hand to make this festive Thanksgiving craft.

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Participant Age: Under 7
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
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Physical Challenge:
  • Glue
  • Colorful leaves (If your leaves are too curly or bumpy to work with, put them under a heavy book to flatten them.)
  • Markers
  • Paper
Trace Hand

Trace your child's hand onto a sheet of paper.

Draw Turkey
  • Draw an eye and a beak where the thumb is.
  • Draw legs where the heel of the hand is.
Glue on Leaves
  • Give the turkey a colorful tail by gluing long, thin leaves to where the fingers are.
  • Glue on a short, round leaf to the middle of the hand for the turkey's wing. Let the glue dry before you hang it up or share it with a friend.

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