We are sharing how to make a Tie Dye Coffee Filter Turkey! We love fun and easy crafts for kids. Do you? Let’s talk turkey, we all need to keep the kids busy when we are cooking. Are you looking for ways to entertain the kids while celebrating Thanksgiving? Why not set them up at the table to have them make cute turkeys. This is a fun Thanksgiving kids crafts. Get started on this turkey kids craft. This craft activity is good for kids, preschool kids and even toddlers.
Make these turkeys with a few supplies, such as coffee filters, washable markers, and clothespins… Looking for more crafts to make with the kids? See all our craft for kids.
TIE DYE COFFEE FILTER TURKEYS
Coffee filters and clothespins from the Dollar Store (or Amazon) transform into the cutest Thanksgiving Turkeys ever!
DOLLAR STORE TIE DYE TURKEYS
All the supplies can be purchased at the Dollar Stora and Amazon. We sourced the craft supplies to make it easy for you.
Coffee Filters – Dollar Store
Washable Markers – Dollar Store
Wooden Clothespins – Dollar Store
Craft Foam, Red and Yellow – Dollar Store
Wiggle Eyes – Dollar Store
Craft Paint – Brown
Glue Gun and Glue Sticks (low temp – good for kids) or glue gun with glue sticks (high temp)
Spray Mister filled with water
Non-Stick Craft Mat or Large Plastic Zip Top Bag
How To Make Coffee Filter Turkeys
- You can use this idea for fall kids crafts or for a Thanksgiving day activity for kids.
Create these Dollar Store Tie-Dye Turkeys in just about 30 minutes with coloring and cutting help from the kiddos!
Flatten round coffee filters and apply several colors of washable markers in a variety of patterns. Remember to use colors that are next to each other on the color wheel, such as red, orange and yellow,
so that the colors blend harmoniously. Or let the kids go crazy with creativity picking non-traditional colors.
Place a colored coffee filter on a craft mat or zipper bag and spritz with water to watch the magic! Set aside to dry.
Clip the clothespins on a scrap of cardboard and paint all sides with brown craft paint and paintbrush. Set aside to dry.
Attach wiggle eyes using a glue gun with a fine tip applicator.
Cut a triangle beak from yellow craft foam and a squiggly waddle from red craft foam with scissors. Attach under wiggle eyes using a glue gun with a fine tip applicator.
Fold dry coffee filters in half and crinkle slightly to fluff. Insert the coffee filter into the top clip of clothespin. Now you are done!
DIY COFFEE FILTER TURKEYS
How to use these coffee filter turkeys?
Add names to the dry turkey feathers with a marker to create Thanksgiving place cards. They would be the perfect place cards for the kids’ table.
What I love about this tie-dye craft is it is made with washable markers and so easy to do!
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