Paper Plate Cone Turkey Craft

Who’s ready for some fun Thanksgiving turkey crafts? This adorable Paper Plate Cone Turkey Craft is great to make when the cold weather of fall hits. And we have a Free Printable Cone Turkey Template for the feet, beak, and wattle to make it even easier!

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Another great thing about this turkey craft is that it uses up a lot of those pipe cleaners you may have lying about. I don’t know about you, but I never know what to do with the pile we have. So they wind up a twisted, jumbled mess. But they make excellent turkey feathers!

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Make a Turkey Craft with a Paper Plate

To make our cone turkey craft you will first need to print our free printable template.

Paper Plate Cone Turkey Craft supplies needed.

The remainder of the supplies include a paper plate, brown construction paper, red felt, yellow craft foam, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, glue, and scissors.

Cone Turkey Craft Supplies Needed

  • Cone Turkey Template
  • Paper plate
  • Red felt paper
  • Brown construction paper
  • Yellow craft foam
  • Pipe cleaners – assorted colors
  • Googly eyes, small
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue

Paper Cone Turkey Craft Step by Step Directions

First, print the template.

Cut a 1/4 of the paper plate out.

Form into a cone shape and glue in place.

Now, cut ¼ part of the paper plate. Make a cone out of it and use glue to stick it together. If you don’t want to use hot glue, you can use tape to adhere the cone in place.’

Wrap cone in brown construction paper.

Brown cone.

Cover the cone with the brown construction paper. You could also paint this step.

Trace beak and feet from template onto yellow craft foam.

Trace wattle from template onto red felt.

Then, trace the feet and beak from the template on the yellow foam sheet. Use the wattle from the template to make the shape from the red felt.

Cut out the template pieces.

Cut out the pieces.

Glue the beak, feet, and wattle in place.

Finish face with googly eyes.

Attach the feet, beak, wattle and googly eyes to the turkey cone.

Fold colorful pipe cleaners in half.

Next, fold the pipe cleaners in half. You can use as many as you like and whatever colors you want.

Glue pipe cleaners to the back of the cone.

Paper Plate Cone Turkey.

Attach the pipe cleaners feathers at the back of the turkey with hot glue. And you’ve made an adorable turkey craft for Thanksgiving!

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More Turkey Crafts for Kids

Need even more turkey crafts? Check out our Paper Plate Leaf Turkey Craft, Potato Stamp Turkey Craft, Clothespin Leaf Turkey Craft, and our Cardboard Yarn Wrapped Turkey Craft to name just a few of our many fun Thanksgiving crafts for kids at Our Kid Things!

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