Everyone loves the classic kids’ craft of drawing the hand turkey for Thanksgiving, but this year, there’s a whole new way to draw the hand turkey! Thanks to Marie at Make and Takes, you can learn how she made the “new hand turkey” craft with her kids, and also enter to win her giveaway of a Free Birds-themed iPad Mini & other Free Birds goodies. Free Birds is a new animated movie, coming to theaters November 1st, 2013. [how to make the hand turkey craft & giveaway]
This method looks like a lot of fun. I have been doing a weekly art project with my son’s kindergarten class, and we will definitely have to try this one!
- Paper plate, on hand or $1 for a pack
- Crayons, on hand
- Your hand, on hand (see what I did there??)
Total: Free and up
About the Free Birds/Make and Takes giveaway:
Simply email a photo of your hand drawn turkey hand! That’s it and you’re entered. Email your photo to [email protected] with FREE BIRDS in the subject line OR Instagram a turkey hand photo using the hashtag #FreeBirdsHandTurkey. You can enter as many times as you’d like with a new photo each time (must be different). You have until November 11th to enter. Winner will be announced on Make and Takes on November 12th!
How to draw the New Hand Turkey:
Amy Poehler, the voice of Jenny in Free Birds, shares her hand turkey creations and this video also has a really cute tutorial on this new way to draw the hand turkey:
Here’s a little more info about FREE BIRDS in theaters this week — November 1st: In this hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good. Starring the voices of Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, Dan Fogler, Lesley Nicol, George Takei, Colm Meaney, Keith David, Carlos Alazraqui, Dwight Howard.