Thanksgiving Craft: DIY Hand Turkeys

October 27, 2015

Hand Turkeys –a fun project for kids and a great way to create decorations for Thanksgiving dinner!


  • Construction Paper
  • Washable paint
  • Colorful Feathers
  • Glue
  • Small Googly Eyes
  • Paint brushes
  • Paper towels


  1. Set up brushes, paints and bowls of feathers and googly eyes.
  2. Start each child with a piece of construction paper. Have them paint their palms with a heavy coat of brown paint (or help them, depending on their age.)
  3. Paint each finger a different color. Place hand, paint side down, on the construction paper.
  4. Wash up!
  5. Continue decorating with more paint, feathers and googly eyes.
  6. Add child’s name and date.
  7. Happy Thanksgiving!

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