Hand Turkey Candy Dishes

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Hand Turkey Candy Dishes is sponsored by SweetWorks, Inc. All opinions are 100% my own.

My three year old daughter, Mia, and I had so much fun making these cute little hand turkey candy dishes.  We thought it’d be fun to place at the kids dinner table at a Thanksgiving party we are having with our friends.  Here is how we made them!

Materials:

  • Plastic cup (one per dish)
  • Festive colored paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Double sided-tape
  • Pencil
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Your favorite SweetWorks candies

Instructions:

The first thing we did was trace Mia’s hands. Mia had to get the hang of it, but with my help and A LOT of erasing, we did it!  We traced a right and left hand for each candy dish in different colors.

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I cut them out for her because she’s still a little too young, but she was right there cheering me on!

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Next, we cut out a circle for the head, a triangle for the beak, and a little free hand squiggly for the turkey’s wattle (don’t worry I just had to Google “what is the red thing on a turkey’s throat”…ha!). We glued them all together and added two large wiggly eyes.

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Next we used double-sided tape to put it all together!

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We filled it with Mia’s favorite Sixlets candy coated chocolates in metallic festive colors.  Consider filling it with red, yellow, and orange SweetWorks chocolate balls too!  Here is out finished product!

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THANK YOU to SweetWorks, Inc. for sponsoring this post! In case you missed it, you may also like the see-through owl party favors we made!

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Dinah has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. She is a Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, a Blogger at Earth911 and GMC Trade Secrets, and a member of Martha’s Circle. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Circle of Moms as a Most Creative Blog. Dinah was featured on Linqia’s Community Spotlight, as an influential community leader.