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Coffee Filter Turkey Craft

Need an easy Thanksgiving craft for the kids to make? These coffee filter turkeys are easy to create and take 20-30 minutes to complete with only a few supplies. We hope you enjoy making your flock!

Materials Needed

  • Coffee Filters
  • Washable Markers
  • Wooden Clothespins
  • Red and Yellow Craft Foam
  • Wiggle Eyes
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Spray Mister Filled with Water


  1. Flatten round coffee filters and apply several colors of washable markers in a variety of patterns.
  2. Place a colored coffee filter on a craft mat or zipper bag and spritz with water to watch the magic! Set aside to dry.
  3. Clip the clothespins on a scrap of cardboard and paint all sides with brown craft paint and paintbrush. Set aside to dry.
  4. Attach wiggle eyes to the top of each clothespin using a glue gun with a fine tip applicator.
  5. Cut a triangle beak from yellow craft foam and a squiggly waddle from red craft foam with scissors. Attach under wiggle eyes using a glue gun with a fine tip applicator.
  6. Fold the dry coffee filters in half and crinkle slightly to fluff.  Insert the coffee filter into the top clip of the clothespin.

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