Name of Project
Thanksgiving Toothpick Holders
Pilgrim Hat or Turkey
Ages This Project is Suitable For
Approximate Time Required to Complete This Project
10-15 minutes (not drying time)
Small Terra Cotta Pots
Paints ~ Black, Yellow, Brown
For Turkey ~ Feathers , Felt (Brown, Yellow, Orange & Red) & eyes
Pilgrim Hat- Paint Pot Black all over, even inside.
Paint a Band in white just under the rim of the pot ( belt)
Then add a yellow Square in front ( buckle)
When it's dry fill with toothpicks & add it to the dinner table
Paint pot Brown All over, inside too.
Cut felt into a Head shape for turkey & glue to the inside of the rim .
Decorate the head~
add a beck, a tiny piece of yellow of felt cut into a triangle
Add a waddle on the side of the beck. Cut into a tear drop shape
Add eyes on each side of the head
Cut 2 feet (claws) made 2 big letter "W" s & place in front
Glue feathers on the inside of the rim on the other side of the head
Tips and Tricks
- Let the kids paint the pots & you can go back & touch them up.
- For a quick jobs, I used my glue gun on a low temp. But you can use a Tacky glue or any thing that turns clear & is safe for kids.
- Optional ~ Add a clear sealer to keep the paint from scratching off easy