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Turkey Sibling Footprint Craft

Turkey Sibling Footprint Craft

Thanksgiving Day is almost here! For the past two years, my daughter and I have enjoyed making handprint and footprint crafts for each holiday. I plan to continue the tradition with my son. Thus, for fun sibling craft to help celebrate the holiday, my daughter and son loaned me their footprints for an adorable turkey sibling footprint craft.

Materials

  • Red, orange, yellow, brown, white, and black nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your toddlers’s foot.
  3. Press the brown footprint with the toes pointing down in the center bottom of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your toddler’s foot.
  5. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
  6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your infant’s foot.
  7. Press three red footprints around the brown footprint. Reapply the red paint as needed.
  8. Wash the paint off your infant’s foot.
  9. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
  10. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your infant’s foot.
  11. Press three orange footprints around the brown footprint. Reapply the orange paint as needed.
  12. Wash the paint off your infant’s foot.
  13. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
  14. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your infant’s foot.
  15. Press three yellow footprints around the brown footprint. Reapply the yellow paint as needed.
  16. Wash the paint off your infant’s foot.
  17. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  18. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your toddler’s fingertip.
  19. Press two white fingertip prints into the center of the heel of the brown footprint. Reapply the white paint as needed.
  20. Wash the paint off your toddler’s finger.
  21. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your toddler’s fingertip.
  22. Press one red fingertip print under the white fingertip prints.
  23. Wash the paint off your toddler’s finger.
  24. Use a paintbrush to paint two black pupils in the centers of the white fingertip prints.
  25. Display the turkey sibling footprint craft.

One Brown Footprint Adding Three Red Footprints

Adding Three Orange Footprints Adding Three Yellow Footprints

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Adding Two White Fingertip Prints Adding One Red Fingertip Print

Turkey Sibling Footprint Craft

For more fun turkey crafts, try my Construction Paper Pumpkin Turkey Craft, Paper Handprint Turkey Craft, Paper Plate Turkey Craft, Pinecone and Pipe Cleaner Turkey Craft, Pinecone and Construction Paper Turkey Craft, Heart Turkey Craft, Turkey Handprint Craft, Thanksgiving Turkey Handprint-Footprint Craft, and T Is for Turkey Handprint Craft.

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Image Credits

Turkey Sibling Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Brown Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Three Red Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Three Orange Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Three Yellow Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Two White Fingertip Prints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding One Red Fingertip Print © 2014 Heather Johnson
Turkey Sibling Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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