Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Turkey Prints

I'm always looking for fun and easy crafts the girls can do so when I stumbled across this cute Thanksgiving turkey on Pinterest I knew it was perfect for the girls.


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Isn't it the cutest!!
Today when Kayla got home from school I got the brown paint out and some white paper.
I had the girls each step onto a plate with the paint on it, one at a time of course we don't want a huge mess!
I helped them stamp their footprint onto a white piece of paper and then quickly had them sit down so I could clean up their feet.





By the time they took their naps, or should I say by the time I finally got Brooklyn to actually fall asleep their footprints were dry so I added the wings, feet, eyes, etc.




I figured I would just draw the wings and let them color them in themselves.
That way it would be more their craft than mine and they liked that idea of course ;)

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They both turned out really cute even if Brooklyn didn't color in the turkey wings.
I love that they are their footprints and I can keep them forever to remember when they are all grown how little their feet once were.









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5 comments:

Michele said...

So cute! I saw this on Pinterest, too. You made it look easy. I'll have to try this over Thanksgiving break.

Colleen said...

hmm, did I pin it when I saw you pin it. lol. I'll be stealing it none the less this weekend : )

Kerri said...

What a great idea...they turned out so cute! Also cute- the picture of your girls coloring at the table!

Jennifer S. said...

That is too cute!!! I love it!

craftytexasgirls said...

Cute! Tomorrow is our first of 9 days off from school, looks like I'll be getting out the brown paint!
:) crafty texas girls