This colorful turkey craft uses tissue paper pieces and a paper plate to create an adorable turkey. This is a fun craft to do at Thanksgiving. You can incorporate both color and shape review while making this craft.

What you'll need:

  • Half of a paper plate
  • Red string or yarn
  • Brightly colored pieces of tissue paper cut into squares and rectangles
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Google eyes
  • Brown and orange construction paper
  • Marker
How to make your tissue paper turkey craft:
  • Lightly spread glue onto paper plate and cover with tissue paper, encouraging children to cover most of plate.
  • Draw or trace a circle on brown paper for face and cut.
  • Draw and cut simple turkey feet from orange paper.
  • Draw a triangle on orange paper for beak. Cut out and place on face.
  • Glue face on plate and feet behind the bottom of the face as shown.
  • Glue on eyes on face and red string behind beak for the waddle as shown.
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