Set up this fun and easy painted turkey craft for your toddler or preschooler this Thanksgiving. It’s also an amazing mark making activity.
Check out these other fun and easy turkey crafts for Thanksgiving:
- Do a Dot Thanksgiving Craft for Kids
- Feather Painted Turkey Craft for Kids
- Potato Masher Thanksgiving Craft
How to Set Up Play Dough Tool Painted Turkey Craft
This painting activity is super easy to set up and it is perfect for toddlers. I did this with my twin toddlers and the mess was minimal. We still put smocks on them but this was such a fun activity.
I first was introduced this painting technique by Play Teach Repeat. Go check out her blog, its fun of amazing ideas!
Grab all your play rolling or cutting tools. The ones shaped like pizza cutters. Tape a large sheet of white paper to the table.
Cut out a. turkey body using from brown construction paper along with a beak and snood from orange and red construction paper respectively.
Glue the body to the sheet of white paper and glue the beak and snood to the turkey body. Add googley eyes as well.
Grab 3 colourful bowls and pour red, yellow and orange paint into the bowls.
Invite your little one to dip their play dough cutter into the paint and then roll it around the turkey body to create line feathers!
Super Fun and Easy Turkey Craft
My twins absolutely loved this play dough cutter Thanksgiving craft. They love playing with play dough and so really enjoyed this activity and new way
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Skill Development Opportunities
This activity is great for Colour Recognition, Language and Vocabulary Development, Hand-Eye Coordination, Fine Motor Skills, Problem Solving, Emotional Development, Trial & Error, Visual Perception, Cognitive Development, Imaginative and Sensory Play.
This activity is ideal for 18 month old toddlers and up.
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- Brown, Red, Black and Orange Construction Paper
- Googley Eyes
- White Kraft Paper Roll
- Red, Yellow and Orange Washable Kids Paints
- Baby Wipes
- Masking Tape
- Play Dough Cutters
- Colourful Bowls