- Step 1: Project Preparation
Read through the project instructions and gather all of
your materials. If you are doing this craft with a group,
precutting the place cards and gathering the materials for
each child will help the crafting process go faster.
- Step 2: Glue Eyes
Hold the almond point down and glue two eyes on the rounded
part of the almond. Let dry.
- Step 3: Glue LifeSaver
Glue the LifeSavers candy to the front of the apple near
the top and let dry. Next, glue the almond with eyes to the
LifeSavers candy and let dry. Be sure to cover the
LifeSaver hole with the almond, positioning the almond point
Tip: If using tacky glue, you may need
to hold the LifeSaver until the glue sets. Double-side foam
tape is another option for attaching the LifeSaver to the
- Step 4: Glue Peanut
Glue the peanut to the apple just below the almond. This
makes the turkey’s wattle.
- Step 5: Fold Napkin
Unfold the napkin to a 9-by-13-inch square. Fold the napkin
Tip: Make the table really colorful by using different colors
of apples and napkins—a yellow napkin with a red apple, an orange napkin with a yellow apple, etc. Napkins with printed designs in fall colors also work well.
- Step 6: Fan Napkin
Bring the ends of the folded napkin together to make a fan.
Secure the fan with a paper clip at the top. Sit the napkin
behind the turkey apple.
- Step 7: Add Place Card
With colored paper, make a place card and write your
guest’s name on it. Straighten one end of a paper clip and
insert the straight end into the apple. Slide the place card
into the paper clip (another option is to attach the place
card to the napkin).