Candy Corn Turkey Treat Favors

Candy Corn Turkey Treat Favors

What You'll Need for the Pots:

Yellow Acrylic Paint
Orange Acrylic Paint
White Acrylic Paint
Pencil
Painter's Tape
Foam Brushes
Small Terra Cotta Pots
Mod Podge
 

What You'll Need for the Turkey:

9" Tulle Circles
Fall Candy
Yellow Pipe Cleaners
Orange Pipe Cleaners
Brown Pipe Cleaners
Red Pipe Cleaners
Scissors
Google Eyes
Glue
Mini Rubber Bands

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes

How to Make Candy Corn Turkey Treat Favors


This Thanksgiving dinner, add a sweet treat to every place setting when you make these tasty Candy Corn Turkey Treat Favors. Fill them with your favorite fall candies and put one next to each place card before you sit down for dinner, just don't let them spoil your supper!
 
  • 1 Secure candy in tulle Secure candy in tulle

    Place the candy in the center of the tulle circles. Pull the tulle up around the candy and secure it with a mini rubber band. The tulle fringe in the back will become your turkey's feathers.

  • 2 Form turkey's head Form turkeys head

    To form the turkey's head, cut a brown pipe cleaner to 6". Coil an end of the pipe cleaner, leaving 2" straight at the other end.

  • 3 Attach beak & wattle Attach beak & wattle

    Cut a 1" piece of orange pipe cleaner and wrap it around the outer coil as the beak, then cut a 1" piece of red pipe cleaner and wrap it around the bottom of the outer coil as the wattle.

  • 4 Glue on eyes & secure head Glue on eyes & secure head

    Glue google eyes on each side of the head, then stick the pipe cleaner head into the tulle.

  • 5 Form & attach feet Form & attach feet

    Cut a yellow pipe cleaner to 8" and fold an end into 3 toes to form a foot. Attach both feet to the tulle.

  • 6 Mark off stripes

    Use a pencil to draw the candy corn stripes on the pot. For more precise lines, use painter's tape to create the stripes.

  • 7 Paint stripes Candy Corn Turkey Treat Favors

    Using your foam brush, begin painting the white stripe at the top of your pot. Continue down the pot painting the orange and yellow stripes. Let dry completely. If necessary, add a second coat of paint for each layer. 

  • 8 Paint Mod Podge

    Spread a coat of Mod Podge over the entire outside of the pot to seal in the paint and prevent chipping and fading.