Thanksgiving Kids Craft: Pop Up Turkey Card (with free printable)

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A favorite activity in our home during the holidays is making homemade cards.  My daughter enjoys getting creative and sending cards to family and friends.  This week we are making pop up turkey cards to send for Thanksgiving to our out of town family. Thanksgiving Pop Up CardSupplies:

Pop Up Turkey Card Kids Craft SuppliesColor the turkey.  My daughter had fun making a rainbow turkey before she decided to use brown, orange, and red crayons. Pop Up Turkey Card Kids Craft coloring pageNext you will be folding the card and creating the pop up beak.  Fold the card in half with the colored turkey inside.

1) Cut a small slit across the folded side of the card where the beak will be positioned on the turkey’s face.

2) Fold two triangles facing outward along the cut.

3) Open the card and push the folded triangles inward to pop up on the turkey’s face.

Pop Up Turkey Card Kids Craft, pop up beak tutorialGlue a piece of cardstock to the back of the card.  Then glue the googly eyes to the turkey’s face. Color the beak orange and draw stick legs with feet.   Put your card in an envelope and send it to someone special.

Pop Up Turkey Card Kids Craft, completed cardFor added fun you could embellish the turkey with glitter, feathers, or other supplies.

Who will you be sending a pop up turkey card to for Thanksgiving?

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Heather HeadshotHeather, a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor here on Mom Endeav­ors, is a preschool teacher and mommy to one sassy lit­tle girl.  She shares fam­ily activ­i­ties, class­room ideas, snacks, and kids crafts at her blog, Brie Brie Blooms. You can catch up with Heather on Face­book, Twit­ter, and Pin­ter­est!



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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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