Tuesday, November 13, 2012

{Thanksgiving Activities} M&M Turkey Template

This post is by our craft contributor EJ.

Looking for a simple activity to entertain the kids during Thanksgiving?  All you'll need is a bag of M&M's, crayons or colored pencils, and a Turkey Template (one sheet contains 4 turkeys). 

Color in the body of the turkey with crayons or colored pencils.

Next, "color in" the feathers using M&Ms (each turkey contains spaces for 16 M&Ms).

After admiring the finished product, devour (the best part of the activity, according to my 3 year old son).  

You could also work on patterning or turn this into a math activity by adding a die and assigning each color M&M to a different number (1-6). Every time you roll that number you have to put the corresponding colored M&M on the turkey!

If you love this activity, you may enjoy some of these other Thanksgiving crafts that are perfect to keep kids busy and having fun on the big day:

PS- Have you entered our Scratch Art Light Box Melissa and Doug giveaway yet? Hurry before it ends!


  1. great idea! pinning now. thx ~mari

  2. Just printed to take to Gpa & Gma's with us and can't wait to share with my boys and nieces! Thanks for a cute, free activity! Happy Thanksgiving to you :)

  3. how can I print these without having to pay?

  4. This is a really cute idea! But I am having trouble getting th template… Scribbed wants me to pay for it. Is there another option?


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