November 3, 2012

Kid's Thanksgiving Activity: A Turkey Snack

This week, we kicked off November, with a fun Thanksgiving Turkey snack. This is a fun project for kids & then makes a healthy snack! Typically Maggie & I do projects like this when Alex naps. This time, I had made a sample turkey ahead of time & Alex sat the entire time pulling apart & eating the turkey. Both girls had a blast with this project!
Supplies:
Apple
Toothpicks 
Raisins
Cheerios
Candy corn
Peanut butter (if your kids have peanut allergies, use icing or a butter spread)

Directions:
Place the toothpicks in the apple across the top to make the "feathers".
Use peanut butter to stick cheerios on for eyes & the candy corn on.
Stick raisins onto the toothpicks. 

We'll be linking up with I Love You More Than Carrots for this week's "Hey That's Pin-tastic". Be sure to head over Monday & check out all of the great pins.
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25 comments:

  1. This is so cute! My kiddos would love to do a project like this. xx - Monica

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  2. OMG, this project is so awesome. When I opened it up I immediately had a smile on my face. Thanks! Also, thanks for linking up and sharing on Thanksgiving Treats and Fall Fun. I'm so glad you did because I not only found this project but your amazing blog. Following along on GFC so I don't miss any of your amazing creativity! Have a wonderful day

    Marilyn
    4you-withlove.blogspot.com

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  3. what a fun project idea! Found you through the Sunday Sync!
    Helene in Between

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  4. Oh how cute! I'm going to have to try this with my little this week, he will love it! Thanks for linking up for Mommy Moments Blog Hop with us!
    TheNotQuiteMilitaryWife.blogspot.com

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  5. Ok, that is so cute! It totally looks like she is sooo into it! Love it!

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  6. So cute! I love it! I would love to invite you to link up to Fall Into the Holidays, running Sunday through Thursday night-

    http://redcrowgreencrow.wordpress.com/2012/11/03/fall-into-the-holidays-7/

    Katie @ Horrific Knits

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  7. Haha! That is super cute. Such a great idea for an activity for Thanksgiving dinner. While the parents get dinner ready the kids can make a Turkey Treat! Stopping by from Mom Musings. Hope to see you at True Aim!

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  8. I wish I could so something creative like this with my son, but he's a little more interested in destruction rather than creation :)

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  9. How fun and healthy!
    I'll have to try this with my youngest.
    He's a huge fan of apples and raisins. My oldest...not so much.
    Found you through Mommy Moments. Looking forward to following along and digging around for more fun ideas!

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  10. Very cute idea. I know my grandkids would enjoy doing this and eating it. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. OMG, I need to do this with the Beanie Babies!

    Thank you for linking up with Super Sunday Sync this week! Hope to see you next week :)

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  12. WhAt an adorable little turkey craft! Thank you so much for linking up to Raising Imperfection!

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  13. Awesome and I love that the kiddos get involved!!

    Thank you for linking up to the Raising Imperfection Sunday Link Up. Please be sure and come back Friday to see if your post was featured!!

    Lanaya
    www.raising-reagan.com

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  14. Hi, these are so fun, fun for kids to make a healthy snack! I'm a new follower, and you may like some of the things at Maddalee.

    Thank you for sharing, Nancy

    maddalee.blogspot.com

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  15. I am inviting you to come and share this in my Show Your Stuff blog hop, the party runs from Thursday evening until Tuesday: http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/

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  16. LOVE a cute and healthy snack! Thanks so much for posting:)
    ~Heather

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  17. Courtney, your little girls look so sweet putting together their Thanksgiving turkeys. If only an oven-roasted turkey was as quick to put together, right? Thanks for sharing with me and the mamas this week!

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  18. You have such a lovely blog here! Delighted to have discovered it from Tuesday Tots. I am one of the co-hosts (Learn with Play at home) and will be featuring this activity on next week's TT. If you collect featured buttons, you're welcome to pop across next Tuesday and grab one. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to seeing more great activities from you. Debs :)

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  19. I love food projects for my little one! Especially when they are made out of healthy foods! Not only does it give her a good snack, but it also teaches her that healthy food can be fun too! Thank you so much for sharing! I shared your project on my Some Kind of Wonderful Saturday Party and would love if you stopped by to share some more. I know I will be back to check out your new great ideas!

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  20. Hi, I wanted to let you know I featured this on the EtsyKids Team blog along with 50 other Thanksgiving crafts, recipes and printables for kids.
    http://etsykids.blogspot.com/2012/11/50-thanksgiving-crafts-recipes-and.html

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  21. Aw :) They look like they are concentrating so hard! Very cute - thank you for linking up with us to TPP.

    If you haven't already, this week's link up is live! Love to have you again with another Pinterest-inspired project. http://fortunefavors11.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-pinspiration-project-14.html

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  22. What a cute snack. Thanks for linking up at Tuesday Tots and letting you know that I will be featuring this post over on Rainy Day Mum this week.

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  23. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-turkey.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

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  24. Oh, I love it!! Thank you so much for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

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  25. These are SO cute! We'll definitely have to make them next year. Thanks so much for linking up!! Sorry I'm just now getting around to checking them all out. :)

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