We tried it: Free Birds Hand Turkey (and a giveaway)


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Last night, after the dinner dishes were done but before it was time for pajamas and stories, the kids and I were feeling a little crafty.  Sometimes you just have to make something, right?  But, before bedtime isn’t the best time for big messy crafts, so we needed something simple.

Fall is is one of our favorite seasons, in part because the cooler weather gives us more time at the craft table, and in part because of the holidays.  In fact, don’t tell the Free Birds, a movie we’re looking forward to seeing this weekend (it opens in theaters this Friday, November 1st) but one of the reasons we love this time of year is for Thanksgiving and the turkey.


The creators of Free Birds have a fun how-to video for drawing a Hand Turkey, which was the perfect project for our crafty mood.  You can watch the video, featuring Amy Poehler who voices Jenny in Free Birds, here:

Well, you know we had to give that a try!

Here is how our hand turkeys turned out:


And with that I think we have our first official Thanksgiving decorations for the year. Gobble, gobble.

Free Birds Prize Pack Giveaway

My friend Marie of Makes and Takes and the folks at Free Birds are giving away a FREE BIRDS prize pack and you have a chance to win!

About the giveaway:

Simply email a photo of your hand drawn turkey hand! That’s it and you’re entered. Email your photo to giveaways@makeandtakes.com with FREE BIRDS in the subject line OR Instagram a turkey hand photo using the hashtag #FreeBirdsHandTurkey. You can enter as many times as you’d like with a new photo each time (must be different). You have until November 11th to enter. Winner will be announced on Make and Takes on November 12th! Note the giveaway is open to US residents only.


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Note:  comments are closed on this post.  Head over to Makes and Takes to enter.

About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at KElizabethFleck.com.

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