Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Turkey Craft

Here is a quick and interesting Turkey craft I created using mixed media. I used Origami paper and foam sheets of various colors. It can be used as simple decoration, a centerpiece on Thanksgiving dinner table or as a place card too. All you have to do is to make more of them and add the name tags to it.

Supplies required:
- Origami Sheets 7" square- Orange, Yellow, Brown and Dark Pink
- Self sticking foam sheet- Brown, Red, Yellow and Maroon
- Glue
- Scissors
- Craft knife
- Scotch tape
- Wiggle eyes

To make the Turkey craft the first step is to make accordion folds of all the Origami sheets. Fold them in half as seen in the pictures. Now cut the orange sheet from the center. For this Turkey craft we need just one part of the cut orange sheet accordion.

Arrange the sheets as shown in the picture and stick it with glue or scotch tape. Feathers for the Turkey craft are ready.

Now take the brown foam sheet and measure it so that it reaches two thirds of the height of the turkey feathers. Refer the step by step instructions and cut out the body of the Turkey. Also, cut out the other parts using different colors of foam sheets.

Assemble the foam cutouts to make turkey's body. Once done, glue the wiggle eyes.

Now glue the foam sheet body at the center of the feathers. The easy Turkey craft is ready to be used as a piece of wall art, centerpiece on the Thanksgiving table or a place card. Happy Thanksgiving!

P.S. : Yay! This is our 50th post already :). Hope you all are enjoying them as much as we are !


  1. Do you have any idea where I can get 2mm Brown Sticky back foam. I see lots of brown foam but nothing with a sticky back. thanks Dusty

  2. @Dusty We got the brown sticky back foam sheet from Michaels. You can try Walmart and Hobby Lobby too. Not sure but if you cannot find it then it might be seasonal.We got it during fall season. Next best bet is amazon.com

  3. Today, I made your adorable & unique turkey table centerpiece for another family. Brown construction paper covers orange foam until I restock brown foam sheets. A Pilgrim hat & wings were added. I'm definitely referring others to this website. Thank you so much!


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