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How to Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Breadbasket

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Mahalo expert Jaala Pickering shows you how to put a Thanksgiving turkey breadbasket together. If you need an idea for a holiday decoration, you can learn how to make a Thanksgiving turkey breadbasket. Once this craft is complete, you can fill it with bread or any other food product. This activity is suitable for all craft skill levels. The only skills needed are cutting and gluing. The instructions for this project require a bread basket, a hot glue gun, googly eyes, wooden skewers, a florist's foam block, a wooden spoon and scissors. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JHmbu7UkrI Also, you need one sheet each of yellow, orange and brown construction paper.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JHmbu7UkrI To add variety to this tutorial, you can buy feather stencils and use them to draw intricate feather shapes on the construction paper. Step 1: Create the Turkey's Head --------------------------------------------------------------------- * Fold a strip of the yellow construction paper in half lengthwise. * Next, cut a symmetrical triangle over the fold to make the turkey's beak. * Apply hot glue along the folded edge of the beak and attach it to the back of the wooden spoon, which represents the turkey's face. * Paste the googly eyes above the beak. * Set the spoon aside so that it can dry completely. Step 2: Make the Tail Feathers --------------------------------------------------------------------- * Stack all three papers on top of each other. * Cut out long feather shapes along the length of the papers. * Repeat this step three times across the stack. * Once you have finished cutting them out, attach each feather to its own wooden skewer. These pieces are the tail feathers for the bird figure. Step 3: Assemble the Basket --------------------------------------------------------------------- * Place the foam block in the basket near the back. * Stick the feathers into it. * Arrange them in a fan shape. * Position the spoon at the front of the basket. * Fill your turkey basket with bread. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-make-a-thanksgiving-turkey-breadbasket/
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