Introduction: Tissue Paper Turkey - Make Turkey Without the Oven!

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These turkeys are ready to ruffle some feathers!  Made with layers of colorful tissue paper, these turkeys are perfect as place cards on the Thanksgiving dinner table!

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Stack 8 sheets of 3x3 inch alternating yellow and red tissue paper together.  Cut scalloped edge.  Fold accordian style.  Fasten the folded tissue paper with a piece of floral wire.

Step 2: Step 2

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Open up the accordian like a fan.  Pull up one layer of tissue paper at a time towards the bottom of the fan shape to form the turkey's feathers.

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Glue a pom pom in the middle of the tissue paper.  Glue two googly eyes onto the pom pom.  Cut beak from yellow cardstock and glue onto the pom pom. 

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The turkey is fastened onto cardstock by punching a small hole in the cardstock, then threading the wire through the hole.  On the other side, place a piece of scotch tape to fasten down the wire onto the cardstock.  Write the name on the cardstock.

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poofrabbit (author)2012-11-19

Awe super cute!

littlemisscraft (author)2009-11-27

 Thank you!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Very Interesting (author)2009-11-23

This is cute and clever.

ANTQNUT (author)Very Interesting2009-11-26

Indeedy n_n

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