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Turkey finger puppets are a great way to entertain and engage kids. So easy to make and lots of fun to play with.
Kids might also like to learn how to draw a turkey.
Turkey Puppet Craft Supplies
- a few pieces of felt (brown and a variety of colors)
- some googly eyes
- sewing machine or needle and thread
- pinking shears (optional)
How to Make Turkey Finger Puppets
With just a few supplies you can make this super cute turkey craft! Kids get to enjoy making and then playing.
- Cut two pieces of brown felt larger than a finger (allow extra for the seam)
- Sew the pieces of felt together (middle picture above).
- Embellish the edge of the brown felt with pinking shears if desired.
- Using a variety of felt colors cut tail feathers, a beak, and waddle.
- Glue the feathers to the back and the eyes, beak, and waddle to the front.
IDEA: Have the bodies sewed and the pieces cut so children can assemble before Thanksgiving dinner. The puppets can be drying during dinner so kids can put on a puppet show after dinner.
More Puppets to Make
Puppets are a great way to encourage imaginative play and build creativity.
When your holiday celebration is over and you find yourself with leftover turkey this Turkey Noodle Soup is amazing!