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Pinecone Turkeys

It’s almost turkey season y’all. Gather up your little turkeys and make these Pinecone Turkeys for Thanksgiving. They’re great for display or even as placecard holders for the Thanksgiving table.

how to make pinecone turkeys

Even though my kids are a little bit older now, they still like making crafts with mom. Or at least they act like it anyway. As long as they act like they enjoy it, I’m going to keep at it.

how to make pinecone turkeys

This is a very low cost Thanksgiving craft, especially if you scavenge for the pinecones. We visited our local neighborhood park and picked up a few. Looking for pinecones is a great excuse for going on a nature walk with the kids.

Pinecone Turkey Craft

Making Pinecone Turkeys is a Thanksgiving craft that is super easy to make and only requires a few inexpensive supplies. They make for a perfect fall craft for schools, church groups, MDO programs and more.

how to make a pinecone turkey craft

Because the cost is so cheap, we end up making these every year. It’s so much fun to see how the children’s crafting style changes over the course of a year.

Pinecone Turkey Supplies

If you and your children like crafting, you probably already have all you need to make these Pinecone Turkeys. And if you don’t happen to have all you need, you’ll be pleased to know that you can purchase all of the supplies on the cheap and have supplies left over for next year.

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This really is a cheap Thanksgiving craft.

To make these adorable Pinecone Turkeys you’ll need:

how to make pinecone turkeys with feathers

There are many different ways to make turkeys for Thanksgiving, but these Pinecone Turkeys with feathers are some of my favorite because they’re so simple to make.

How to Make Pinecone Turkeys

Scroll down to the bottom of this post for a printable tutorial.

Gather 5 colorful feathers and cut them in halves. Using the hot glue gun, glue the feathers onto the back of the pinecone in an alternating pattern.

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how to make a turkey pinecone

Cut the felt into small triangles for the beak. Using hot glue, glue the eyes and beak onto the front of the pinecone.

how to make a turkey pinecone kids craft

I love working with the kids to make these Pinecone Turkeys.

Note: If your children are young, I recommend that you take care of the cutting and gluing. I wouldn’t want your littles to accidentally hurt themselves.

If you love these Pinecone Turkeys, make sure you save them to one of your Thanksgiving Pinterest boards so you’ll have it handy when you’re ready to make them.

how to make pinecone turkeys for thanksgiving

Before you run off, check out these other Thanksgiving crafts and recipes:

Turkey Pretzel Treats

I'm totally in love with these Turkey Pretzel Treats for Thanksgiving. They're adorable, they're tasty, and they're so easy to make.

Thanksgiving Tic Tac Toe Printable

If you think a game of Tic Tac Toe is fun, then you'll love playing a game of Thanksgiving Tic Tac Toe.

Thanksgiving Bingo Cards

After creating my Halloween Tic Tac Toe, I thought it would be fun to start sharing more seasonal printables that you can use with your children. With the fall break coming up, Thanksgiving Bingo is a perfect way to entertain and play with your kids this holiday season.

Pinecone Turkeys

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Instructions

  1. Gather 5 colorful feathers and cut them in halves. Using the hot glue gun, glue the feathers onto the back of the pinecone in an alternating pattern.
  2. Cut the felt into small triangles for the beak. Using hot glue, glue the eyes and beak onto the front of the pinecone.
About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.

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