A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 296,616
Currently Running With Scissors:
587 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Fruit Gobbler Turkey and Cracker Corn Tutorial  (Read 4530 times)
Tags for this thread: fruit , corn , snack , turkey , tutorial , featured_project , craftster_best_of_2013  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
sweets4ever
Administrator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 40997
Joined: 18-Jan-2005


View Profile
« on: November 17, 2013 05:11:38 PM »

Tomorrow is baby.sweets4ever's turn for snack and share day at school, so here's what we whipped up this evening.  A fruit turkey (aka fruiturkey or fruit gobbler) with a side of corn on the cob. Cheesy





Supplies

A melon -- I used cantaloupe because it was least expensive
Fruits, vegetables and/or cheese of your choosing -- I used strawberries, blueberries, colby jack cheese slices and peppers
A pear for his head Smiley
Wooden skewers and/or toothpicks
A dream

Steps

Cut a small sliver off of your melon to create a flat base.

Skewer your fruits and veggies.

Stick 'em!  Cut a wooden skewer in half and use it to attach the pear to the cantaloupe.  Use toothpicks and other fruits/vegetables to create eyes and a beak.

Create the tail feathers with your large wooden skewers.

If you'd like, continue decorating with toothpicks to create smaller side feathers.  I used peppers for this step.

I also cut out simple triangles from peppers to create feet.  





Supplies

Goldfish crackers (Corn Pops cereal would be awesome!)
Snack baggies
Tissue paper
Twine, raffia or yarn



Steps

So easy!  I just put them in snack bags, twisted the ends and tied with twine.

Our inspiration came from a Family Fun article last year! Smiley
« Last Edit: November 27, 2013 12:07:29 PM by sweets4ever » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
stillatthetop
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2013 06:11:48 PM »

Aweful cute. And a wonderful snack for the kids! It is amazing, but when you make it look fun...they will eat almost anything!  Grin And even better if they help, because they feel to be part of it. Great job. Happy Snack Day!

~T
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Wanting 6" x 6" I spy panels. For a quilt like this:
http://www.grammasbabystuff.com/I_Spy_-_Hill_3_Finished_Smaller.jpg
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson.
http://www.pinterest.com/topofthehill298/
MareMare
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Bath and Beauty Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Soapmakers do it with bubbles
Offline Offline

Posts: 18344
Joined: 25-Apr-2007

Don't be a soap licker


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2013 06:53:47 PM »

Love it! He'll be the hit of the school with that snack! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Soaps by MareMare Blog Updated! 6/2

~Calling all Quilters! It's time to join the 2014 Quiltalong!~

Love painting your nails? Check out the Awesome Manicure Thread!
elderflower
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1996
Joined: 05-Dec-2010

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2013 10:16:52 PM »

What a beautiful turkey. School food is quite tricky with having to remember everyone's special needs and you have managed to make it look like a feast.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
MissingWillow
Global Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 9159
Joined: 31-May-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2013 04:39:48 AM »

That is totally awesome!  You top yourself every time it's your turn to take snacks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Farm Life Blog  
I'm a shepherd and have raw fleece.  PM me if you want to swap for some.

Craftster has gone mobile!  Read all about it here
HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 9828
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

Margaritas & Facial Masks


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2013 05:24:00 AM »

So fun and so clever, sweets. He will be so happy and proud. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sweets4ever
Administrator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 40997
Joined: 18-Jan-2005


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2013 03:56:33 PM »

Aweful cute. And a wonderful snack for the kids! It is amazing, but when you make it look fun...they will eat almost anything!  Grin And even better if they help, because they feel to be part of it. Great job. Happy Snack Day!

~T

So true!  He really loves to help in the kitchen, too.  I've had him in there with me since before he could walk.  Craftster for life! Cheesy

Love it! He'll be the hit of the school with that snack! Cheesy

Thanks!  His teacher said poor turkey was plucked of all his feathers in no time. Cheesy

What a beautiful turkey. School food is quite tricky with having to remember everyone's special needs and you have managed to make it look like a feast.

Thanks, elder!  It really is.  This is his first year in school and, wow, I had no idea.  I we have to avoid certain foods, slice certain foods special ways, etc.  Phew!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
sweets4ever
Administrator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 40997
Joined: 18-Jan-2005


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2013 04:01:09 PM »

That is totally awesome!  You top yourself every time it's your turn to take snacks!

Thanks!  We have a little too much fun, I think. Cheesy

So fun and so clever, sweets. He will be so happy and proud. Smiley

He was SO proud.  Random teachers stopped us in the hallway this morning to look at it and he'd say, "Check out my turkey!  He's silly.  We're going to eat his face." Cheesy  Haha.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
BoxOfRocks
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2013 09:01:42 AM »

What a great idea!  Looks great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
rackycoo
Global Moderator
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 25806
Joined: 01-Apr-2005

"Best of 2013" Winner; too lazy to change avatar.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2013 08:13:21 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Like it? Check out my newly re-opened Etsy shop. Scary Toys and Halloween for everyone!
My blog: junk&stuff
Pinterest
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Home Photography Tips
Child Modeling
Tips to Shorten Camera Shutter Lags
Family Portrait Photography
RF-602 Wireless Flash Trigger Review and Demonstration
Latest Blog Articles
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.