Turkey Treat Bags

Turkey Treat Bags

    I cannot believe that Thanksgiving is this week already! Since we are going to my sister’s house on Thanksgiving Day, I am excited that I got out of cooking this year. I do, however, want to bring some treats for all the kids so I made these Turkey Treat Bags for all of them. They were really easy and inexpensive to make and I hope you enjoy making them for your family as much as I enjoyed making them for mine!

Turkey Treat Bags

Turkey Treat Bags

Materials:

  • Tulle (Use rectangle tulle from a roll or tulle pre-cut circles)
  • Pipe cleaners (red, tan, orange and yellow)
  • Peanut butter candy with a crunchy shell (or your favorite mix of candies in fall colors!)
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue (hot glue or another strong glue)
  • Scissors
  • Small clear hair elastics
  • Optional: clear treat bags or sandwich bags

Turkey Treat Bags

 

Turkey Treat Bags

Turkey Treat Bags

Directions:

  1. Place candies in the middle of your tulle. {Tulle from a roll may be used (cut to 16”) or precut tulle circles.} Secure the tulle closed with a clear hair elastic. Leave the excess tulle on the back to create “feathers”
    Optional: if you want extra protection for the candy, use a clear bag to place the treats in and then place the tulle over the top.
  2. To form the turkey head, simply cut a tan pipe cleaner in half (approximately 6”). Start at one end, and roll the pipe cleaner until about 2 inches are left at the end.
  3. Cut a 1” piece from an orange pipe cleaner and slide it through the outer coil of the tan pipe cleaner. Push the ends together to form a beak, and twist slightly so it stays together.
  4. Cut a 2” piece from a red pipe cleaner. Simply wrap it over the top of the beak (facing down) and twist to create the wattle.
  5. Glue the eyes onto the sides of the tan rolled pipe cleaner.
  6. Cut a 6” piece from a yellow pipe cleaner. From the end into a “W” shape and bend the straight leftover end to form the leg/foot.
  7. Lay the treat bag down (rubber band/excess tulle or “feathers” in the back) and press the head through the top and legs through the bottom/front of the tulle.

Turkey Treat Bags

Let’s Discuss: What are your plans this Thanksgiving? Will you be hosting a feast at home or visiting loved ones?

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Comments

  1. I love making seasonal and holiday crafts with my kiddos! Your turkey bags are way too cute for Thanksgiving!

  2. Anita Anderson says:

    These are so cute and easy to make. I would make these for my daughter’s class and they would be a hit.

  3. You totally went above and beyond! I just bought goodie bags and filled them with candy. So creative. I bet the kids love these.

  4. I’m making these for me! Lol. I’m a Reeses Pieces addict. These are really cute though, and inexpensive for a little Thanksgiving treat.

  5. Those are so cute! I love setting our Thanksgiving table with a treat like this for the kiddos to take home.

  6. Pipe cleaners are such a fun craft project! These turkeys are too cute and reeses pieces are my favorite candy! I love these so much, super cute!!

  7. An adorable, fun and easy craft to do with the kids. I love this idea for Thanksgiving!

  8. OMG Maria, how cute are these? What a fun favor to put out at the place settings on Thanksgiving. I love these.

  9. This is such a sweet idea that would be perfect for a party! The pipe cleaners made the cutest turkey heads!

  10. We are in Canada so our Thanksgiving was last month. These are so cute!

  11. How can anyone not find these turkey treat bags adorable! I would love to make something like this for my fellow teachers and students! I’m sure they’re going to appreciate it.

  12. Neely Moldovan says:

    These are so stinkin cute! Perfect to make for our Thanksgiving playgroup this week!

  13. We’ll be having guests over for this year’s Thanksgiving celebration and it would be nice to prepare something for the kids to make them feel more welcome! I definitely love this idea! It’s so adorable!

  14. Oh how cute are these??? I wish I saw this yesterday I would have made them for snack tonight at girl scouts!

  15. So adorable. My daughter is a Kindergarten teacher. I have to share this with her maybe she can make them with her class.

  16. Oh my gosh these are over the top cute! Love how simple they are to put together

  17. Terri Steffes says:

    These are adorable! I wish I had some youngsters to make them for!

  18. CourtneyLynne says:

    Omg how cute are these Treat bags?!?! They would be so cute to hand out to all the kiddos in my daughters class for their thanksgiving feast!!!

  19. These little guys are too cute! I may have to try making some for the kids who will be at Thanksgiving with us this year. It would be a fun way to decorate the kid’s table.

  20. Journa Ramirez says:

    These turkey treat bags will surely make my children happy! I’ll make some for their friends too.

  21. These turkey treat bags are so cute. I bet the kids are going to be so excited to receive them. I’m off to my sister’s for Thanksgiving this year. Unfortunately, I will be doing the cooking there.

  22. I really love these. I might make them for the kids table at Thanksgiving. Shoot, maybe I will make them for the adult table too.

  23. These are truly adorable and the perfect way for the kids to get ready for the big holiday! Thanks for sharing this cute craft!

  24. This is such a cute idea for Thanksgiving with the kids! I think I will pick up the things to make it tomorrow.

  25. These look like such a fun little gift to give around thanksgiving! I bet the kids would love them! And actually I would love one too!

  26. It is so hard to believe that Thanksgiving is this week! I love this craft idea. I love even more that I can make them with my littles!

  27. This is so cute to give away to the kids for thanksgiving! And easy to put together.

  28. Super cute turkey treat bag! We actually celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving back in October. I used to live in Florida when I was little and Thanksgiving was one of my favorite holidays! All the food. Yum!

  29. I used to make something like that in grade school! FUN STUFF. I love them. Super cute. Just in time for Thanksgiving!

  30. Absolutely adorable! I love this idea for the kids!! Actually, because our Elf on the Shelf arrived early, I think he is going to deliver this tomorrow morning for my daughters!

  31. This is the cutest and most festive idea!! This would be great to give the children at Thanksgiving when I host at my house!

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