Looking for a fun fall craft to do with your children? This paper bag turkey puppet is as simple as it gets, and it turns out wonderful! There is also a learning component, as it teaches toddlers color sorting and color matching.
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Step 1: Collect Your Materials
The materials are simple - most you can find around the house.
-Construction paper - 5 or so colors
-Tissue paper - colors that match the construction paper, cut into squares
-Brown paper bag
-A pair of googly eyes (you could also just use white paper and draw the pupils on)
-Pen, if needed to draw feather outline
Step 2: Prepare the Feathers
-Cut feathers out of the construction paper. You can do this simply by putting all of the pieces in a pile, and then cutting out one feather.
-Have your child sort the tissue paper into piles of similar color.
-Crumple up the tissue paper and match it to the feathers.
-Glue the tissue paper crumples on.
Step 3: Put It All Together
-Glue the feathers onto the back of the paper bag
-Glue the googly eyes onto the paper bag.
-Cut out two triangles and teardrop for the mouth and glue on.
-Enjoy your puppet!