Thanksgiving Kids Craft: Turkey Treat Buckets

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Looking for an easy Thanksgiving kids craft? These Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets are a simple and quick Thanksgiving craft for kids that’s fun for all ages! Fill them with yummy Thanksgiving treats and give them to your favorite li’l turkey! 

turkey treat buckets with candy

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Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets

These adorable Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets, a variation on our popular Thanksgiving Turkey Windsocks craft, are a huge hit with “kids” of all ages! Anyone from preschoolers to adults will have fun creating this cute Thanksgiving treat, and it only takes a few minutes and a handful of supplies!

I picked up all of my supplies from Oriental Trading Company, and I am always consistently impressed with how nice their high-quality craft supplies are, especially since they’re SO well priced!

supplies to make turkey treat buckets for thanksgiving

Supplies Used for Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets:

Note: all supplies can be found at Oriental Trading

  • Brown 3″ Metal Pails
  • Assorted Turkey Feathers
  • Adhesive Craft Foam
  • Googly Eyes
  • Tacky Glue or Low-Temp Glue Gun

And don’t forget to pick up a few sweet treats to fill the buckets- we used Fall Hershey’s Kisses, Orange Foil-Wrapped Caramels, and Candy Corn!

small brown bucket and fall colored feathers

Run a line of Tacky Glue along the top outside edge of the bucket and attach 4-6 feathers to the glue. Allow the glue to dry. (Note: older children can speed up this process by using a low-temperature glue gun instead of Tacky Glue).

feathers glued to back of bucket and googly eyes and face added to front of turkey treat bucket

Glue two large googly eyes to the front of the bucket, and cut a beak and snood from the adhesive craft foam.

turkey treat bucket filled with candies

Fill the turkey treat buckets with your favorite sweets and candies.

cute turkey treat buckets for thanksgiving

You could also add a name tag to make cute Thanksgiving place cards!

cute turkey treat bags for kids

These cute turkey treat buckets also look great in the center of your dining table as part of your Thanksgiving centerpiece decor, and guests can take home a yummy party favor at the end of the evening.

turkey shaped treat bucket filled with candy

These Thanksgiving turkey treat buckets are a surefire hit for all ages!  


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Don’t forget to pin these Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets for Later! 

Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets with Candy inside
Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets with Candy inside
Thanksgiving Turkey Treat Buckets with Candy inside
thanksgiving kids craft turkey treat buckets

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