Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Craft using Dollar Tree Pizza Pan

Turkey time is upon us! This year, make your Thanksgiving feast extra special with this easy Thanksgiving turkey craft using a budget-friendly Dollar Tree pizza pan. This fun DIY project will add some whimsy and flair to your holiday table.

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top view of turkey craft

Supplies Needed for a Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

  • Dollar Tree Pizza Pan
  • Dollar Tree Cookie Sheets (2)
  • Dollar Tree Halloween Pick your Poison sign
  • Scissors
  • Napkins with various patterns
  • Mod Podge
  • Foam Brush
  • Scrap piece of cardboard
  • Googly Eyes
  • Hot Glue
dollar tree pizza pan

How to Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

Turkey crafts are a great way to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving feast. This easy Dollar Tree project will make your holiday table or buffet table stand out. So get creative and have fun!

Step One

Create a pattern for the “feathers” out of a scrap piece of cardboard.

cutting out feather pattern

Step Two

Cut off the edge of the cookie sheet being careful not to cut yourself as it is sharp.

cutting cookie sheet

Step Three

Cut feather shapes out of the cookie sheets using the cardboard pattern as a guide.

cutting out feather

Step Four

Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to each cookie sheet feather using the foam brush.

mod podge

Step Five

Separate napkins by removing all additional layers leaving only pattern printed layer behind.

separate napkin

Quick Tip: Use a small piece of tape on the corner of the napkin to release the additional layers.

Step Six

Press the napkin layer onto the cookie sheet feather, flip over and trim excess.

trimming napkin

Step Seven

Using a Sharpie, color the edge of the pizza pan to make it black.

sharpie on edge of pizza pan

Step Eight

Hot glue feathers onto the pizza pan in a fan-like pattern.

gluing feathers

Step Nine

Remove the “poison” bottle from the Dollar Tree Halloween sign.

pick your poison dollar tree sign

Take off the little tie that held it to the sign.

posion bottle

Step Ten

Paint the bottle and add a few embellishments like googly eyes, a nose, and a bow tie. I added arms and an outline using a white chalk pen. Finally hot glue him to the pizza pan.

close up of turkey on turkey craft

Step Eleven

Display your cute Thanksgiving turkey craft on an easel or hang it by adding a zip tie to the back with hot glue.

side view left of turkey craft

Isn’t he the cutest turkey craft you ever saw? LOL!

side view right of turkey craft

You can get super creative with all the napkin patterns out there!

final turkey craft

Don’t stress too much about your Thanksgiving turkey decor. A few simple DIY projects can go a long way in making your feast extra special. So have fun and get creative!

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Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Craft using Dollar Tree Pizza Pan

Turkey time is upon us! This year, make your Thanksgiving feast extra special with this easy Thanksgiving turkey craft using a budget-friendly Dollar Tree pizza pan. This fun DIY project will add some whimsy and flair to your holiday table.

Materials

  • Dollar Tree Pizza Pan
  • Dollar Tree Cookie Sheets 2
  • Dollar Tree Halloween Pick your Poison sign
  • Scissors
  • Napkins with various patterns
  • Mod Podge
  • Foam Brush
  • Hot Glue

Instructions

  • Using a Sharpie, color on the edge of the pizza pan to make it black.
  • Create a pattern for the “feathers” out of a scrap piece of cardboard.
  • Cut off the edge of the cookie sheet.
  • Cut feather shapes out of the cookie sheets using the cardboard pattern.
  • Apply a layer of Mod Podge to each cookie sheet feather.
  • Separate napkins by removing all additional layers leaving only pattern printed layer behind.
  • Add napkin layer to cookie sheet feather and trim excess.
  • Hot glue feathers onto the pizza pan in a fan-like pattern.
  • Remove the “poison” bottle from the Dollar Tree Halloween sign.
  • Paint the bottle and add a few embellishments like googly eyes, a nose, and a bow tie. I added arms and an outline using a white chalk pen.
  • Display your cute Thanksgiving turkey craft on an easel or hang by adding a zip tie to the back with hot glue.

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2 Comments

  1. Kim holland says:

    Melanie you are so right, that IS the CUTEST LIL TURKEY I’ve ever seen! very creative!โค

    1. southerncrush says:

      LOL! Right?????? Thanks girl!

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