On this day before Thanksgiving, I wanted to share a fun & festive project to keep little hands busy and to brighten up the decorations for your feast 🙂 It’s a wonderful sensory activity too working with feathers and glue! Both of my children (3 and 1) worked hard and were able to make a turkey of their own.
Here’s what you need:
- construction paper
- glue (we used a glue stick and white glue)
For my son who’s 3 I let him use his own glue stick to glue feathers to a piece of orange construction paper. For my daughter who’s 1 and a half I spread the glue on the paper and let her stick the feathers on. I cut out brown turkey heads, orange beaks, and red snoods (the skin that hangs from a turkey’s neck). I let my son glue his face onto the turkey head. I did this step for my daughter. Then I glued the heads over the feathers with white glue. We drew on black eyes. I think they turned out pretty cute!
I hope all of my American friends are enjoying this prep time for our feasts tomorrow. There isn’t a holiday that beats Thanksgiving in my mind. What could be better than too much food, family and friends, a warm home that smells delicious, and a morning snuggling and watching a parade? All of the best things in life in one day 😀