Thanksgiving ‘Tom the Turkey’ Finger Puppet Tutorial

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Finger puppets make the best quiet toys. Entertain the little ones with a goofy turkey finger puppet.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time required: 1 hour
Age range: 8+

Things you’ll need:
Felt
Hot glue
Hot glue gun
Googly eyes
Scissors
Template

Things to do:
1. Cut the pieces from felt (cut one of each of the feather pieces, two body pieces, and one of each of the facial pieces).
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2. Line up the smaller feather piece over the large feather piece, along the bottom straight edge and glue them together.
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3. Glue on the google eyes, the beak, and the “snood” to the turkey’s face.
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4. Line up the two body pieces and glue together, leaving the bottom open.
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5. Position the turkey body over the feathers, lining up the bottom of the body with the bottom of the turkey feathers and glue in place.
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