Pattern Block Turkey Craft for Kids

Here’s a classic math activity for kids perfect for the Thanksgiving season- a pattern block turkey craft! Children will explore shapes and rotational symmetry while making these colorful turkeys for Thanksgiving!

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Easy Turkey Craft for Kids Using Pattern Block Shapes (Perfect math activity for Thanksgiving!)

 

This symmetry turkey craft using pattern blocks was always one of my favorite projects to do with my kindergarten and first grade classes. This activity provides a hands-on way for children to explore shapes and rotational symmetry while creating some colorful art for Thanksgiving! This post contains affiliate links.

Turkey Craft for Kids Using Pattern Block Shapes

 

Pattern Block Turkey Craft

Materials for Pattern Block Turkey Craft

 

paper pattern block shapes for creating

Directions for Pattern Block Turkey Craft

1. Cut a 9 inch x 9 inch square of black construction paper for your background.

 

2. Glue a hexagon in the center of your black paper square to start.

 

paper pattern block symmetry craft

 

3. Use the paper shapes to begin building around your hexagon. Glue them in place.

 

paper pattern block symmetry craft

 

4. Once you’re finished with your design, it’s time to turn it into a turkey! Cut out two brown circles for your turkey head and body. (You can cut out your own circles or use our circle template. Here’s a template for creating a single turkey, or if you’re making a large set, print out this template perfect for a group.)

 

turkey template

turkey craft template pdf

 

5. Glue your turkey body and head onto your pattern block design.

 

6. Add some eyes, an orange beak, and a red waddle. Display your turkey craft!

 

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts: Turkey Craft for Kids Using Paper Shapes

 

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts: Turkey Craft for Kids Using Paper Shapes

 



 

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Turkey Craft for Kids: Use pattern block shapes to design your very own turkey in this Thanksgiving math activity for kids! Perfect for geometry, spatial awareness, and rotational symmetry practice! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

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