Thursday, November 25, 2010

Ribbon Turkeys

I made two different turkeys with the students on Tuesday. I had hoped to show you both but I am not quite ready to share the second one. So here are the ribbon turkeys I made with the kids.


There was a bit of prep involved with these little guys.
  • I pre-cut the body, beak, and wattle shapes and cut the ribbon and hot glued it in loops.
  • I also cut a cardboard background shape for the pin and glued the pin to the cardboard shape. 
  • I bought glue dots for the kids to use to stick their ribbons to the cardboard background. once they had arranged the feathers, I hot glued the body on top of the background. 
  • Then the kids glued on the google eyes, beak, and wattle.

All the materials prepped for one turkey.

I got this idea from the wonderful Maridith at Strictly Homemade please check out her turkeys.

My turkey.

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Oh and here is a commentary on the depth of my stash. This is all from my stash.

13 comments:

  1. what fun little turkeys Melissa!

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  2. Oh my goodness, I love these ribbon turkeys!!!! They are so, so cute! Thanks for sharing them and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. I'm thankful for our bloggy friendship!

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  3. Cute gobblers! The stash ribbons are a great idea for feathers.

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  4. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  5. These are SO cute. I want to make a whole gaggle of them (even though I don't think that's what a group of turkeys is called!).

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  6. Those are adorable!

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  7. Cute turkeys! I like the colours you used for yours :)

    Great stash bust too! I need to stash bust, but can't help buying more crafty stuff which I *really need*!

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  8. What a great idea! and a great way to use up scraps of ribbon :D

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  9. Those are way to cute! I'm so saving this for next year!

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  10. I love all your stuff, but your turkeys are so cute. Such a great idea.

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  11. So cute! I'm with Kitschalicious...I'm saving the idea for next year! Lisa~

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  12. Your turkeys are so cute!! Great job. I bet between the two of us we could fill an 18 wheeler with our sewing/crafting stash!! Thanks for the link back!

    Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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