Turkey Craft


This craft uses fallen pine cones, feathers, leaves, nuts, etc. that the students gather on their walk and assemble to look like a turkey.

Materials Needed: glue, collection bags, natural materials found on the ground


  1. Students will go out into the Arboretum for a short walk to collect the parts for their turkeys.
  2. Docent will help the students put their turkeys together.

Learning Outcome

Students will have fun using materials found in Nature to make a craft representing the upcoming holiday.

Instrumental Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • determine what kinds of materials they want to use to create their turkey.
  • perceive the use of natural materials to create meaningful objects.