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    Leaf Turkey Thanksgiving Card
      
    Make your own turkey Thanksgiving Card using the waxed colorful leaves falling in your backyard this fall. Just wax the leaves and now you can use them as decoration or on a Thankgiving greeting card you make yourself.
    Time to Complete : < 30 minutes
    Difficulty : Easy
    Submitted By : Crafty Shops Creative Staff
    Materials Needed
    1. Fall leaves (medium sized, fresh) - 3
    2. Wax paper
    3. Iron
    4. Card stock or blank white folded card
    5. Construction paper - green (background) brown (turkey body), Orange (beak and feet)
    6. Funny eyes
    7. Bubble paint
    8. Glue
    9. Scissors

    Instructions
    1. Wax your leaves - Take fresh leaves and wrap them in a sheet of wax paper. Lay an iron over them for 15 seconds. Hang to dry (should be done by responsible adult)
    2. Cut out a background in a Fall color like green and glue to the front face of your card.
    3. Lay your leaves on top of your card like the feathers of your turkey. Leave room at the top for your message. Glue them into place.
    4. Cut out a large circle using the bottom of a cup or mug as your guide to make the turkey body. Glue to the leaves.
    5. Cut out a small circle using a small salt shaker as your guide. Glue to the top of the body overlapping with the body slightly.
    6. Using orange paper cut out a triangle for the beak and two leg/feet combos. Paste them to the appropriate place on your paper turkey.
    7. Glue the funny eyes to the head of your turkey.
    8. Using bubble paint write a message like Happy Thanksgiving to the top of your card.
    9. Now you have a fun Thanksgiving card to share with your family and friends this holiday season!!!

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