Creative Child

Word Family Turkey’s

by Jenna Gleason

Celebrate Thanksgiving this year with this turkey word craft! This hands-on, outside the box, feather-filled activity, is super simple and cheap. Incorporating learning into crafting makes learning fun for kids!


Construction Paper



Googly Eyes


  1. For the turkey body, cut out a pear shape using brown construction paper. Repeat 4 more times.
  2. Cut feathers out of all the other construction paper colors. Cut out 5 feathers in each color.
  3. Glue the feathers to the back of the turkeys.
  4. Label the turkeys with simple word families like -et or -ar.
  5. Have your child pick words that match the word family, and label the feathers.
  6. Glue on your googly eyes and a orange triangle out of construction paper for a nose out.

Jenna is a staff writer and production assistant at Creative Child Magazine. She is currently attending University of Nevada - Las Vegas.

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