Sunday, November 18, 2012

Tie-Dye Turkeys

Thanksgiving has really snuck up on me this year!  I wanted to share a last minute Thanksgiving craft with you guys.  If you're like me, I have school on Monday and Tuesday and I am always looking for something fun to do the two days before Thanksgiving Break.  If you're already out, you might need something to occuopy your own kids! :)

Every year I like to make cute tie-dye turkeys with my kiddos.  I've made these with Kindergarten kids, fifth graders and my third graders! They are super easy and the kids love them.

Aren't they adorable?  Here's the lowdown on how to make them...

I told you it was easy! I didn't make a template for the parts, because I always let my kids just create their own to make them all different.  In the past with less artistic classes, I've let my kids  trace their foot for the turkey body.   :)

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Also, I have a new Donor's Choose Project that was just posted.  It's all about keeping kids fit and having fun while learning! If you feel led to donate, you can enter the code INSPIRE and Donor's Choose will match it! The code is good until November 23rd! :)  Any donation is greatly, greatly appreciated!  Click on the picture to check it out.  

I'm awfully jealous of you that don't have to go to school tomorrow, but the Sunday Night Blues won't be too bad, knowing I only have two days before a long break! Have a great Sunday! :)


  1. Love the turkeys!! So super cute! We did rainbow snowflakes the same way last year and my kiddos loved it! Can't remember where I found the idea - I'm sure it was another great teacher blogger.
    I will pass the turkey idea on to my teacher friends - thanks for a great post! :)

  2. Cute turkeys!! Congrats on 700, girl:) I've missed catching up with you.

  3. Hello Amber, I posted about my coffee filter turkeys and tie dye, but separately. Hop over to my blog to see what we've been up to in my first grade classroom. I am your newest follower.

  4. Love the cute turkeys! I'm going to have to try these next year. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!


  5. Love the turkey idea! I did it with my class, but changed it just a little bit. We used paper towels to help them dry a little quicker, it also helped with the tie-dye effect. Then we glued the whole turkey to a large piece of construction paper and wrote what we were thankful for all around it. Thanks so much!

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