Wooden Spoon Craft: Turkey Spoon Puppet

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Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, or as a take-home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.

Wooden Spoon Craft: Turkey Spoon Puppet

These would be great for a kid’s puppet show (obviously) or to stick in floral foam as part of a centerpiece. If you have indoor herbs and spices growing, these would also be adorable to plop in the pot for fall or Thanksgiving!

You could also tie a candy around the stem, then cover with the ribbon, and use these as a cute little take home Thanksgiving favor. Add a name to that candy and it becomes a name card for your holiday dinner table!

Notes:

• All the materials necessary to make this easy little turkey spoon craft can be purchased at at JoAnn, Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

• The dollar stores sell wooden spoons and googly eyes.

• The dollar stores sell colored fall ribbon.

• You could use brown chalk paint (as it dries very quickly) and draw faces on the spoons (or just the waddle) with chalk if you like.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


Wooden Spoon Craft: Turkey Spoon Puppet Materials:

• Wooden Cooking Spoon
Paint Palette or Paper Plate or Other Small Paint Container
• Brown Paint
• Paintbrush
• Orange Felt
• Googly Eyes
• Red Craft Foam
• Fall Colored Feathers
• Fall Colored Ribbon
• Glue Gun (low temp)
• Hot Glue
• Scissors

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


Wooden Spoon Craft: Turkey Spoon Puppet Directions:

• Cover your work surface in case of spills. You can use a disposable tablecloth, cardboard, newspaper, etc. If your children are doing this craft, you really want that work surface covered!
• Use brown craft paint to paint all sides of a wooden cooking spoon.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Once the brown paint has dried, cut out a triangle shape from a piece of orange felt.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Glue the orange triangle to the center of the top face of the wooden spoon. This will be your turkey’s beak.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Attach two googly eyes to the front of the face of the spoon above the beak.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Cut out an “s” shaped wattle from the red craft foam.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Use the hot glue gun to attach the red wattle to the front of the spoon face just on the side of the beak.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Glue several fall colored feathers to the back of the top of the spoon for the turkey’s tail.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


• Tie a fall colored ribbon around the bottom of the head of the spoon.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


Yield: 1 Turkey Spoon

Wooden Spoon Craft: Turkey Spoon Puppet

Wooden Spoon Craft: Turkey Spoon Puppet
A simple turkey spoon craft great for the Thanksgiving holidays. This wonderful little DIY turkey craft is an adorable puppet, a dinner keepsake, or that missing item your holiday centerpiece needs to be complete.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 3.00

Materials

Tools

Instructions

• Cover your work surface in case of spills. You can use a dispoable tablecloth, cardboard, newspaper, etc. If your children are doing this craft, you really want that work surface covered!

• Use brown craft paint to paint all sides of a wooden cooking spoon.

• Once the brown paint has dried, cut out a triangle shape from a piece of orange felt.

• Glue the orange triangle to the center of the top face of the wooden spoon. This will be your turkey's beak.

• Attach two googly eyes to the front of the face of the spoon above the beak.

• Cut out an "s" shaped wattle from the red craft foam.

• Use the hot glue gun to attach the red wattle to the front of the spoon face just on the side of the beak.

• Glue several fall colored feathers to the back of the top of the spoon for the turkey's tail.

• Tie a fall colored ribbon around the bottom of the head of the spoon.

If you would like to make more spoon crafts you may want to make these:

DIY Floating Spoon Flowers – These floating plastic spoon flowers look pretty floating in a pool or bowl of water at night. Add them to an outdoor pond, fountain, or indoor body of water for a pretty floating flower that lights up! They are simple to make, and you can make them match the colors in your party theme or backyard flowers.

Using these step-by-step instructions, this simple to make Turkey Spoon Puppet Craft comes together in no time flat! Perfect to use as a puppet, or for more adult decor in centerpieces or flower pots, of as a take home party favor, this adorable wooden spoon craft is a delightful Thanksgiving turkey craft.


If you would like to make more turkey crafts you may want to make these:

Easy Thanksgiving Turkey DIY Craft – This is a simple to make 15 minute craft for Thanksgiving. Adults and older children will love this adorable little turkey, perfect for tabletop or mantel decor. If you are looking for a simple Thanksgiving craft idea, this easy Thanksgiving turkey DIY craft is it!

Thanksgiving Turkey Jar Craft – Make your own adorable Turkey jar craft. This easy step by step tutorial will show you how to easily make a turkey out of a condiment jar that is perfect for a centerpiece, mantel decor or table decorations this Thanksgiving! If you are looking for an easy to make Thanksgiving craft project, this is it!


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  1. This turkey is adorable! What a great idea. I’ll be featuring it tonight on Merry Monday

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