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Turkey Bowling Game

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Gather your little gobblers & guests for a fun Thanksgiving game. Feast your eyes on these DIY bowling pins and let the good times roll!

Craft by CIY Staff

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TURKEY BOWLING GAME CRAFT KIT: Features 6 Acrylic Paints, 4 Brushes, 96 Sheets Construction Paper, 12 Colored Pencils, 1 (4 oz) No-Run Washable School Glue, and 1 Scissors.

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Steps:

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1 Place plastic cup upside-down on flat surface.

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2 Cover cup with brown paint. Dry 1¬–2 hours. Add a second coat. Dry 1¬–2 hours.

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3 Draw and cut out triangle on orange construction paper to create turkey beak.

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4 Glue beak to the front of cup.

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5 Draw and cut out wavy shape on red construction paper to create turkey wattle. Glue below beak.

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6 Glue wiggle eyes above beak to complete turkey’s face. Dry all glue steps for 2 hours.

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7 Draw and cut out large rounded triangle on construction paper to create turkey feather.

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8 Add details to feather using colored pencils.

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9 Attach feather to back of cup using clear tape.

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10 Repeat steps 1–9 for 5 additional cups to create bowling pins.

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11 Get your turkeys into formation and bowl away!

CIY Staff Tips:

  • We recommend a small faux or real pumpkin to act as your bowling ball. If you don’t have one available, a small, medium-weight ball will work just as well.
  • Want more Turkey Day crafts? Find other Thanksgiving craft ideas, including Thanksgiving table decoration inspiration.
  • Be prepared with other Thanksgiving activities for kids like our free Thanksgiving coloring pages!
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