Turkey in Disguise Game
You will design a turkey by rolling the die and collecting the different patterns required to create it. First, trace the turkey onto another sheet of heavy white drawing paper. Next, roll the die to select the first pattern from the first column and draw it in one of the turkey feathers. Roll the die four more times, drawing each selected pattern in one of the other areas. Using washable markers, outline everything. Be sure to outline large areas where they meet parts of the design.
Dip a small brush in water and carefully smudge it in the marker lines to paint in the shapes. If you need to neatly add more “paint” to larger areas, smudge some marker on a scrap piece of paper and use that as a paint palette. Allow each area to dry slightly before moving on to a neighboring area of the design. Lastly, when dry, cut it out. If you’re short on time, design directly onto the print out from page 4 and color with dry media such as markers, crayons, and colored pencils.
Simply print out the game and picture directions back-to-back, give them dice, and watch them have fun creating their own thanksgiving turkey. Once completed, use the writing prompts to connect literacy to your lesson.
Art Sub Plans Video
2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade
Main Learning Objective
Students will be able to design a Thanksgiving turkey using 5 unique patterns and paint it in using a marker painting technique
- Drawing Paper
You Will Receive
- 1 Seven-page, non-editable PDF (Turkey in Disguise Game)
- Dice game
- Step-by-step picture tutorial and directions
- 2 Writing prompts
I decided to take this home before hand and do one so my students had one for an example while I was gone. I think I had as much fun or more than the students. Love all of your Roll-A-Masterpiece activities. Thank you! – Valerie W.
Best pre-turkey day sub activity there is!! Thank you! – KJ
My first graders loved this and it went so well with the other activities I planned with the Plump and Perky Turkey!! – Shannon G.
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