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Turkey Windsock

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No fowl play in creating this windsock! Learn how to make a windsock that doubles as a DIY Thanksgiving decoration.

Craft by CIY Staff

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TURKEY WINDSOCK CRAFT KIT: Features 6 Acrylic Paints, 5 Brushes, 96 Sheets Construction Paper, 1 (4 oz) No-Run Washable School Glue, and 1 Scissors.

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Steps:

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1 Remove wrapper and clean tin can.

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2 Paint entire can brown. Dry 1–2 hours and add second coat of paint.

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3 Paint eyes on front of can. Dry 1–2 hours.

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4 Cut out construction paper feathers.

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5 Glue feathers to back of can.

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6 Cut out long strips of construction paper.

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7 Glue strips of paper around inside of can.

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8 Cut out and glue construction paper beak and wattle under eyes. Dry all glue steps for 2 hours.

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9 To create hanger, cut a piece of ribbon and hot glue ends on 2 sides of can. Let cool.

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10 Hang to display as a Thanksgiving decoration!

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Be careful of any uneven edges on the tin can! Adult assistance required.
  • This project uses a hot glue gun. Adult assistance required.
  • Can be an indoor or outdoor decoration—just bring inside if inclement weather strikes!
  • Want more Turkey Day crafts? Find other Thanksgiving craft ideas, including Thanksgiving table decoration inspiration.
  • Keep the good times gobbling with free Thanksgiving coloring pages!
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