Plaid Apple Barrel Festive Turkey Kids Craft

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by Plaid Design Team

Plaid Apple Barrel Festive Turkey Kids Craft

Let the kids help make this Thanksgiving-themed centerpiece!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Trim 1 inch off top of Styrofoam cone. Paint Styrofoam ball and Styrofoam cone Nutmeg Brown.
  • 3
    Trace child’s hands onto poster board. Cut around traced lines to create two poster board cutouts. Paint one side of cutouts Pumpkin Orange and let dry. Flip cutouts and paint in a variety of colors using Pumpkin Orange, Bright Red and Cardinal Crimson. Dip handle end of paintbrush in White paint then add small dots to cutouts as desired. Set aside to dry.
  • 4
    Cut a beak, feet and a rough circle from Yellow foam. Paint White lines on circle. Cut wings and wattle from Red foam.
  • 5
    Paint eyes on ball then glue wattle and beak to create turkey head.
  • 6
    Glue circle, feet, winds and feathers to cone to create turkey body. Glue ball head to cone body. Glue ribbon bow to neck. Trim excess ribbon, if needed.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Nutmeg Brown 104107362 (2)
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Orange 104107395
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Red 104107349
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cardinal Crimson 104107397
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. White 104107351
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 5 inch 104183643
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Cone 3 inch x 6 inch 104179408
  • Royal Consumer Products Poster Board 22 inch x 28 inch White 104132737
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Yellow 104258590
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104258592
  • Ribbon of Your Choice (such as Morex Grosgrain Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 4 yard Light Yellow 104192893)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Scissors
  • Pencil