Since Z has been in the mood to do crafty things on his full days home with me I knew I was going to have to come up with something for him to do. He's VERY interested in all the holidays and things coming on the calendar lately. And he says he "LOVES turkey", so I went with a turkey craft. This one is all mine, inspired from a variety of posts on Pinterest, but I came up with this one on my own.
This, as usual, is super easy, and kid friendly. I used 2 toilet paper rolls, one whole one, for the body, and one I cut in half for the head. I had him paint them brown completely, mostly to keep him busy.
Then I took some rectangles of craft foam, I got these at the dollar store, you could use construction paper instead, whatever you have around the house. I traced Z's hands on the rectangles, we used orange, red, yellow, and green. We both cut out the hands (Z wanted to do it all himself and then after one hand declared it "too much work" and asked for help). By the time we got the hands cut out, I used 8 rectangles because Z's hands are kind of big, the paint was dry.
Z glued the hands on the back of the "body", kind of spread out to look like the turkey feathers. Then we used our jar of googly eye balls and glued a couple of those and a beak I cut out of yellow card stock to the "head". I saved a small strip of red craft foam to be the waddle of the turkey. And Z insisted that the turkey also have feet, so I used the yellow card stock and free hand cut out some feet.