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Turkey Crafts

Turkey Blow-Ups

These Thanksgiving turkey blow-ups are full of hot air!

What You'll Need:

Round balloons


Poster board




These turkeys come in all the colors of the rainbow.

Blow up lots of different-colored round or oval balloons. Then cut strips of poster board to make stands for the balloons to rest on. Cut some strips 3 inches wide and 6 inches long. Cut other strips 1-1/2 inches wide and 10 inches long. This will give the height and look of your turkeys more variety.

Glue the ends of each strip together. Draw a line of glue around the top edge of each stand, and gently press a balloon onto it. Draw turkey heads and tails, and cut them out of the poster board.

Add a little extra flap at the bottom of the neck and the base of the tail. These flaps can be bent and glued onto each end of the balloon to form the turkey.

Make a whole flock of these terrific party decorations. (Balloons are choking hazards -- keep them away from small children.)

Keep reading to learn how to make a Thanksgiving costume that will delight your friends and family.

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