It's the first Monday of the month again and time for our Designer Crafts Connection! How did that happen? October went by in a flash! Let's hope that November and December are a little slower!
Since it's November, my thoughts turn to turkey...and pumpkin pie and sweet pototoes and stuffing. But, back to that turkey. This Coffee Filter Turkey is the perfect craft for the little ones to make up for the table decorations. It's quick and adaptable. My kids' craft group tested it out and I modified the design, so I will show you a couple of ways to do it.
This will be the body of the turkey. The open area will be glued against the tail. Before you glue it to the tail, press the ball down on the table to give it a flat spot so that it will stand up. Now, glue the body to the tail. Press the head ruffles to one side and push half a toothpick into the bottom of the head. Add glue to the toothpick and press it into the body. Glue the flat part of the wings to the body behind the head ruffles.
Next cut the beak and wattle and glue the face onto the head. This is how mine looks: