Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Candy Corn Turkey Craft

Tomorrow, it will have been a year exactly, since we read Teresa Bateman's Plump and Purky Turkey for stART (a story + ART link-up, at A Mommy's Adventures), and made candy corn, turkey cookies.

We made another batch this year...


...and they inspired, the turkey craft below, reusing our tissue, and contact paper, candy corn, from our windows.


I traced a circle, on cut open lunch bag, for the girls to cut. Or rather, for E (age 5) to cut. I cut the circle out for C (age 4).


They glued on google eyes, and drew beaks, and feet (and eventually snoods), with markers.


Then, they glued on the candy corn, which I had carefully removed from the windows. C, chose to glue hers, on the front of the circle.


E, glued hers on the back.


Finally, once they were dry, we taped them back onto the windows. For a new, seasonally appropriate, display.


For more story stretching arts, and crafts, check out this week's stART link-up, at A Mommy's Adventures.

It's great to be a homeschooler.


18 comments:

phasejumper said...

Genius.

Christy said...

I love it! Those cookies look good. We always make turkey cupcakes, but I think we'll have to try the cookies.

Funny - we are reading this book today and it will be our stArt project book too!

Raising a Happy Child said...

I seriously want to make those cookies!

Michelle said...

Oh my goodness I LOVE these cute little Turkeys so much...my friends think my love of candy corn is very funny, so I think we will have to make these for art group this week. Both the cookies and project!!

Thank you for linking to stART :0)

Jennifer said...

So cute!!! I love how they catch the sunlight in the window!

Ticia said...

what a great way to reuse those!

Kara said...

I don't know what's cuter- the cookies or the crafts!

bwjules1 said...

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An Almost Unschooling Mom said...

bwjules1 - Thanks - I'll check that out!

Phyllis said...

I think you could almost write your own book on candy corn crafts! You are so creative!

Wonder Mom said...

Oh yeah- getting two decorations in one craft- how awesome are you?

Christianne @ Little Page Turners said...

I LOVE it! What a great idea to reuse the candy corn craft!

Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog said...

I shared this on twitter & fb -- love how they turned out!

Our Homeschool Fun said...

Your cookies and this turkey craft are both over-the-top adorable! I think we may make the craft. Thanks for another creative idea:-)!!

Discovering Montessori said...

Yummy! Love the cookies. The book looks like a fun read. Thank you for sharing.

maggy, red ted art said...

Oh how pretty I love the "suncatcher" element of these. And the cookies look awesome too!!

Maggy
Kids Get Crafty

littlewondersdays said...

The cookies and art are beautiful!

Charlene said...

Hurray for candy corn - yum!