This turkey badge is both festive and fun - the perfect accessory for Thanksgiving gatherings!
- Colored Cardstock
- Textured Cardboard
- Safety Pin
- Paper Punch (optional)
Step 1: From textured cardboard, cut half circle - approximately 5 in. across. (Trace from small bowl or large mug.) This will be the turkey's body. Also, cut approximately 2 in. circle for the turkey's head.
Step 2: From colored cardstock, cut shape of feathers, 3-4 inches tall.
Step 3: Cut fringe along feather shapes on both sides for texture.
Step 4: Glue feathers to cardboard half circle.
Step 5: Cut two white circles for eyes (1 in. hole punch or freehand), two black pupils (single hole punch or freehand), orange triangle for beak and red wattle.
Step 6: Glue eyes, beak and wattle to 2 in. circle to create turkey face.
Step 7: Cut small strip of cardboard. Place approximately 4 inch string underneath and glue cardboard strip on top. Tie string around safety pin.
Step 8: Glue face to body.
Pre-cut the parts and offer as a fun activity for kids (or young at heart) pre or post Thanksgiving dinner!