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Pinecone Thanksgiving Turkey

by Jill Dvornik

Take a nature walk and collect some pinecones to make a festive decoration for your Thanksgiving table.

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Pick up some pinecones on your next nature walk, and turn them into an easy-to-make, festive turkey decoration for your Thanksgiving table.

Age: Preschool through elementary
Time: An hour or more
Type of activity: Arts-and-crafts


  • Pine cones
  • Red, yellow, and orange construction paper
  • Glue
  • Styrofoam ball
  • White and orange felt
  • Red pipe cleaners
  • Brown paint
  • Paint brush