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Color Sorting Turkey


Here is a great art activity to do together on “Turkey Day”, you can also use it as a game to explore colors!

 

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You Will Need:

  • 1 large paper plate
  • 1 small paper plate (or cut a circle from a large plate)
  • Assorted construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • 2 googly eyes (or use markers/paint to draw eyes) 
  • Brown paint and paintbrush
  • Assorted tissue paper (extra) 

 
Directions:

  1. Using the brush, paint the back of both paper plates brown, then set aside and let dry.
  2. Using yellow construction paper, draw and cut a triangle for the mouth, and an oval shape for the wing, and two feet-like shapes.
  3. Using red construction paper, draw and cut a heart shape for the gulet (below the mouth), and an oval shape for the wing.
  4. With whatever other colors of construction paper are available (blue, green, purple, orange, pink are suggested), cut out an oval-shaped wing from each.
  5. Glue the smaller paper plate towards the bottom of the larger one. Then glue the two googly eyes, the red gulet (upside down) and the yellow triangle, covering the pointy end of the gulet. 
  6. Glue feet behind the large plate, leaving the bottoms exposed, and glue the edges of the wings to the back of the larger plate. 
    Extra – To make the turkey a color learning activity, tear apart tissue paper which matches the colors of the wings. Have your child then glue the correct color tissue paper to the correct wing. During this activity, talk about each color, the name, items they can think of that are also that color. 

 

 

This activity has been adapted from I Heart Crafty Things

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