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How to Make a Paper Bag Turkey

While you are making the Turkey, your kids can have fun making one of their own – out of paper bags!  

This DIY project comes from OneCharmingParty.com

Photos by Nicole Gerulat. Tutorial by Sara Westbrook.

Requirements

  • 3-4 bags of popcorn
  • a large brown grocery bag
  • 2 small brown lunch bags
  • a hot glue gun
  • scissors
  • white paper for the frills

turkey-tutorial

Directions

  1. For the frill, take a sheet of 8 1/2 x 11″ white paper and cut it in half lengthwise. Fold the paper in half lengthwise and make small cuts with a pair of scissors on the folded half to create loops.
  2. For the drumsticks, make one hand into a fist and stick it inside the lunch bag. With your other flat hand, press on the bag to mold and smash it down into a more rounded shape. Fill the bag 2/3 of the way with popcorn. Gather up the bottom of the bag and twist to keep it tight. Hot glue the beginning of the length of frill and wrap it around the bottom, twisted part of the lunch bag. Then hot glue the end of the white paper frill to keep it in place.
  3. For the main bag, do the same thing as the drumstick to make the corners rounded. Fill the bag up full with popcorn. Fold the sides of the bag in and tuck the bottom edge under. Hot glue the edge shut. Hot glue the legs onto the sides of the “turkey.” It’s best to use a plain brown bag, but if you can only find one with writing on the outside, you can carefully turn the bag inside out and it will be just fine. Easy Peasy.

 

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