Thursday, November 25, 2010

Turkey Crafts and Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving !

This past Monday and Tuesday, we stepped away from our regular studies and did alot of Thanksgiving themed work and projects.  I had a bag of candy corn that I bought near Halloween.  If it was up to my children they would have eaten the entire bag rather than participate in this craft I thought of !  
I found a turkey printable on the computer, printed it on white cardstock and had some of my children and their friends glue the candy corn as the feathers.  We also cut the candy pumpkins in half and glued them on to make a pumpkin patch at the bottom of their creations.  The girls thought of drawing aprons on the turkeys and gluing buttons on them. 

Then we made "I am thankful for..." turkeys where they wrote one thing they were thankful for on each feather.  I was so happy to see that my oldest daughter wrote that she was thankful for her "faith", which is written on the red feather on the lower right side.  I hope this will always be something she is thankful for!  I had the turkey head, body, feet, and feathers already assembled since this was a craft that I had extra copies of  from a last year's homeschool gathering.  The children had fun writing what they were thankful for and taping the feathers on and the googly eyes. 


I am thankful for all of God's blessings in my life!  May you have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving with family and friends!


7 comments:

Lynda said...

Happy Thanksgiving Smith Family! Thank you for the card and well wishes. It has been a while since I visited your blog Tracy, and I had to catch up. Happy Birthday to your little 3 yr old cupcake. Eat lots of turkey and pumpkin pie. God Bless you all. (I voted for you.)

The turkeys decorated with candy corn are fabulous !! Another fun idea to do with kids ! Thanks for sharing !

Lynda said...

Good Morning, Tracy! (Afternoon in your case.) I hope you had a blessed day yesterday. I voted for you today.

Tracy said...

Hi Lynda! I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving! I'm glad you got your card in time for Thanksgiving! Thanks always for your support for my blog :) God bless!

Tracy said...

Hi Tammy! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I'm glad you liked the turkey crafts! :)
Thanks for your visit and comment!

Hi Tracy,
Love your children's cute Turkeys. I would not have been able to get mine to not eat the candy if I had tried that:) Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We have had a busy couple of days but it should be slowing down:) I voted for you

Tracy said...

Hi Anna-Marie!
We had a great Thanksgiving! I hope you had a wonderful one also! Now it's time to prepare for Advent and Christmas! Where does the time go??
Thanks for your continued visits and support :)

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