Gobble Gobble! I have a few fun and kid friendly Thanksgiving decorations to share with you. These all come together really fast and would be perfect for a kid's table. First let me introduce you to Fred the Turkey. I saw this in a Parents magazine, but completely forgot about it until I saw it on Pinterest. This came together so fast and I liked him so much that I made a similar turkey for Nicole's preschool class. One tip...in the original instructions it tells you to cut an inch or so off the bottom of the styrofoam ball. I don't think I cut enough, so once I attached the turkey's little head - it kept tipping over. I improvised by adding some little feet to help keep him steady. I used two popsicle sticks tucked into the yarn and then covered the exposed popsicle sticks with felt.
I made these little boats for each Nicole's classmates. I had planned on putting two little Hershey's Kisses in each one, but once I saw the little mini pies that another mom had brought for dessert - I decided to take pity on the teacher and not give them any more sugar. Ten three year olds on a sugar high seemed like a bad idea. ;) I found this little 3D boat in the Silhouette Online Store, but HERE is a template for a similar boat. These would be sweet filled with little jelly beans or even pebbles...again - I didn't think either or those ideas would work for preschoolers.
I also made Nicole a super simple turkey shirt...just don't look at my stitching too closely. Ok? I actually just free-handed the turkey and feathers...I didn't even pull out the Cricut or Silhouette.
I hope you have a great weekend! I will be back on Monday for another fun EAD Designs Hop and Tuesday marks the start of a brand new Scrappy Moms Terrific Tuesday Challenge! I am hoping to have our Advent calendar finished this weekend, and share it sometime next week!