This gobbler craft is perfect for your Thanksgiving celebration. Not only is it cute to look at, it also functions as a pencil holder. Lay down some tabletop paper and let the kids decorate and scribble away.

This gobbler craft is perfect for your Thanksgiving celebration. Not only is it cute to look at, it also functions as a pencil holder. Lay down some tabletop paper and let the kids decorate and scribble away.


MATERIALS: Styrofoam ball (half circle), brown paint, paintbrush, construction paper, scissors, colored pencils, colored feathers and glue


1. Lay out some paper to protect your work surface. Paint the half ball brown and let dry.


2. Use glue to stick feathers to colored pencils. Leave about a ½ inch on the bottom of the pencil so you can stick it into the ball.


3. While the ball and feathered pencils dry, cut out the front of your turkey.


4. Decorate with eyes and beak and glue it onto the front of your ball.


5. Now dress your turkey with your feathered pencils. Finished!