Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table

Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table - Simple craft and activity - www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

This is that time of year where Thanksgiving is coming faster than I’d like it to and Christmas is right around the corner. I still have so many Thanksgiving ideas to share, but I also need to get a jump on Christmas ideas. Today, I had to decide whether to share a Thanksgiving or Christmas craft. Thanksgiving is the winner! This Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table is too cute not to share with you all. I love it so much! Come on in I’ll share my simple “how to”…

Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table - Simple craft and activity - www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

I found this fun Thanksgiving coloring tablecloth at Wal-Mart. It was my inspiration for these turkey coloring cups. How fun would it be to sit at a table covered with activities to color and see a turkey with colored pencils feathers? So fun!

Here’s What You’ll Need for this Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table

(in no particular order)

  • 16 oz. Brown cups – paper or plastic *I found these brown plastic cups at Party City, but I’ll share an Amazon Link below (Love Amazon Prime!)
  • Package of 12 colored pencils per cup 
  • Easel paper or a fun coloring tablecloth like I found
  • 1 sheet of each – Brown, orange and red card stock 
  • 2 google eyes per cup
  • Glue – Warm glue gun and sticks or my favorite alternative that I actually used for this craft…Fabri-tac glue 

Instructions:

Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table - Simple craft and activity - www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

  • Cut the brown stock into 2×2 inch squares for each turkey head and then cut a circle from that
  • Make an orange beak by folding the orange cardstock and cutting out little triangles to form a diamond shape – Open the diamond to make a beak
  • Cut an oval shape red gobble to fit the beak
  • Assemble the turkey head like the photo above using your google eyes and cut out cardstock

Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table - Simple craft and activity - www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

 

  • Glue the turkey head onto your brown cup and add pencils
  • Fan them out at the back of the cup for colored pencil feathers 
  • That’s it! 

Adorable and Easy DIY Turkey Coloring Cups for the Kids at the Thanksgiving Table - Simple craft and activity - www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

 

   


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