So we all need ideas to keep little hands occupied while we get the house (and dinner) ready for Thanksgiving guests, right? This extremely easy tutorial will keep those hands busy and the choir of voices quiet… at least for a bit!
Here’s what you need:
Foam letter V (or you can free hand it!)
Place the large soup can on your brown felt and trace with a marker to create the body.
Next trace the smaller soup can for the head of the turkey. And cut out the head and the body.
Next cut a corner of the yellow felt for the beak, , hole punch the eyes, trace the V or free hand cut the legs.
Next you’ll make the feathers. Lay an icing spreader on the felt (you can cut two at a time or three if you have awesome scisscors). Trace to the blade & cut out.
Next you’ll need to use two of the brown felt feathers for the wings. Lay the spreader on a feather and trace three humps for the wings.
You’ll need to free hand cut the wattle (red squiggly thing on the neck). And the assembled turkey playmat will look like this: