Turkey Bowling Game
Gather your little gobblers & guests for a fun Thanksgiving game. Feast your eyes on these DIY bowling pins and let the good times roll!
1 Place plastic cup upside-down on flat surface.
2 Cover cup with brown paint. Dry 1¬–2 hours. Add a second coat. Dry 1¬–2 hours.
3 Draw and cut out triangle on orange construction paper to create turkey beak.
4 Glue beak to the front of cup.
5 Draw and cut out wavy shape on red construction paper to create turkey wattle. Glue below beak.
6 Glue wiggle eyes above beak to complete turkey’s face. Dry all glue steps for 2 hours.
7 Draw and cut out large rounded triangle on construction paper to create turkey feather.
8 Add details to feather using colored pencils.
9 Attach feather to back of cup using clear tape.
10 Repeat steps 1–9 for 5 additional cups to create bowling pins.
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!