Are you looking for a way your kids can help decorate the table for Thanksgiving? This simple paper cup turkey craft makes a cute centerpiece that is sure to make the grandparents smile. (For more fall crafts, check out our fall crafts page.)
For each paper cup turkey, you will need:
For toddlers and early preschoolers, you may want to have all the construction paper pieces cut out ahead of time. You will need 5 or more colorful feathers, a beak, wings, and a red waddle. For older preschoolers and kindergartners consider drawing the shapes out ahead of time, but allowing your child to cut them out. Craft time is a great opportunity to work on scissor skills!
With the cup turned upside down, have your child glue the wings to the sides of the cup. Allow them to arrange the tail feathers and glue them into place on the back. Finally, they should glue on the eyes, beak, and waddle.
We plan on using our paper cup turkeys as a Thanksgiving centerpiece. They would also make cute place cards just by writing each guest’s name on the cup.
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