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Make Turkeys From Maple Leaves

Get the kids outside collecting the beautiful leaves that Mother Nature has supplied for craft materials. These easy little critters turn an outside adventure into a wonderful craft project.


Wiggle Eyes
Tacky Glue
Scraps of Construction Paper
Scraps of Tissue Paper


Glue two Maple leaves together using the picture as a reference.

Cut a triangle of construction paper for the beak and glue onto the leaf.

Cut a small piece of tissue for the turkey waddle and glue using the picture as a reference.

Glue on wiggle eyes.

Manipulate the stems to look like feet.

These Maple Leaf turkeys are a great adventure for the whole family.

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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