Colorful Turkeys

Project Foam Turkeys

Description: Children built a turkey out of cut out foam pieces.

Author: Liza

Grade Level or Targeted Age Range: Preschool to Early Childhood

Historical Art Examples or References: N/A

Vocabulary: Waddle, feathers, beak

Materials: foam, scissors, glue, paper

Anticipatory Set: Discussion on Turkeys and how they are important at Thanksgiving.


  1. Had a bag of cut out foam pieces
  2. Give each child all the pieces of a turkey: Body, feathers, beak, waddle, and eyes
  3. Have the children glue the turkey together


  1. Identifying the different parts of the turkey’s body

Instructional Reflection:

The children were proud of the turkeys they created.