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Paper Plate Turkey Craft

Paper Plate Turkey Craft

My kiddos and I love making crafts together for each holiday. For our most recent Thanksgiving craft, my daughter and I made a turkey using paper plates, paint, and construction paper.



  1. Paint the inner circle of the paper plate brown.
  2. Paint the outer circle of the paper plate in small sections of red, orange, and yellow.
  3. Cut a small triangle from the yellow paper and a wiggly shape from the red paper.
  4. Glue two wiggle eyes to the top center of the brown circle.
  5. Glue the yellow triangle under the wiggle eyes with the point pointing down.
  6. Glue the red wiggly shape to the side of the yellow triangle.

Paper Plate Turkey Craft

For more fun turkey crafts, try my Construction Paper Pumpkin Turkey Craft, Toilet Paper Roll Turkey Craft, Pinecone and Pipe Cleaner Turkey Craft, Pinecone and Construction Paper Turkey Craft, Heart Turkey Craft, and Turkey Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

Paper Plate Turkey Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Paper Plate Turkey Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson


  1. Lola

    August 18, 2016 at 1:01 am

    What a simple but cute way to celebrate with kids!

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