Thanksgiving is almost here and before we have a house full of food, family and friends I wanted to take time with my kids to make cards to thank those that are in our lives.
My kids love quick crafts and I love easy clean up! These DIY washi tape turkey Thanksgiving gratitude cards are definitely fast and so easy, not to mention the little turkey is adorable! My son is now learning to write sentences so this will be a great way to document his milestone this holiday.
To make these Easy DIY Thanksgiving Cards you will need:
- cardstock- brown and white
- glue spots — 3d or popup work best
- washi tape in festive colors
- optional- circle punches in 2″ and 2.5″
Let’s get started!
If you have punches go ahead a punch out one of each, if not feel free to freehand your circles on the brown cardstock. You will need one for the body of your turkey and one for the head.
Using the body circle (the larger on) adhere the washi tape to the back. We used about 2 inches long and folded over 3/4 of the way leaving a sticky edge for adhering to the back of our turkey body.
Yours should look like the picture above. Add as many washi-tape feathers as you’d like!
At this time prepare your card. Take the white card stock, fold the long way, cut and fold again. This makes 2 cards. The crease of the card will be at the top.
Have the kids adhere the washi tape. Washi tape is forgivable and can be repositioned. No mistakes no hassles!
Once all your feathers are on, using a glue spot, adhere the head of your turkey.
Flip your turkey over and add some wash tape legs. We cut a stip in half and added them on just like the feathers.
Add three glue spots to the body part and adhere to your card towards the top. Set aside.
Add a beak and some gobble! Cut a triangle out of washi tape turn it upside down. Crinkle some red washi tape for the gobble, adhere to the back of the upside down triangle and stick to the head circle.
Add a sentiment — follow this easy tutorial. Decorate with some washi tape, add to card with some glue spots and done!
Make a few more and don’t forget to have the kids write inside! Ready to be given to those you are most thankful for!