Paper Bag Turkey

Fun stuff! Upcycle a brown paper bag into a plump & playful DIY turkey decoration for Thanksgiving.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola Take Note Gel Pens
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Take Note Permanent Markers
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Upcycled Paper Bag
  • Newspaper
  • Clear Tape

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Want more Turkey Day crafts? Find other Thanksgiving craft ideas, including Thanksgiving table decoration inspiration.
  • Keep the good times gobbling with free Thanksgiving colouring pages!

Steps:

1
Step 1

Fill paper bag approximately 3/4 full of crumpled newspaper.

2
Step 2

Fold down opening of paper bag and secure with tape to create body.

3
Step 3

Sketch and cut out construction paper feathers.

4
Step 4

Write what you are thankful for on feathers with gel pens.

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Step 5

Glue feathers to back of body.

6
Step 6

Sketch and cut out turkey head. Add eyes with marker.

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Step 7

Add beak and wattle with glitter glue.

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Step 8

Glue head to front of body. Let all glue steps dry 3–4 hours.

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Step 9

Showcase your bird as a Thanksgiving table centrepiece!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Fall

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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